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Microfoundations of the Arab uprisings : mapping interactions between regimes and protesters

Author: Frédéric Volpi; James M Jasper
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2018]
Series: Protest and social movements, 13.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together a roster of prominent contributors to present a strategic interactionist perspective on the study of contentious politics in the Middle East in response to the Arab uprisings. The common thread among the contributions is an interest in the micro-level interactions between various strategic players, including not only the mobilisation of protestors during the uprisings but also the responses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Microfoundations of the Arab uprisings.
[S.l.] : AMSTERDAM UNIVERSITY PRES, 2017
(OCoLC)1023546352
Print version:
Microfoundations of the Arab uprisings.
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)985664413
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frédéric Volpi; James M Jasper
ISBN: 9789048536160 9048536162 9789462984271 9462984271
OCLC Number: 1032266424
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Based on papers from the annual convention of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), in Washington, DC in November 2014.
Description: 1 online resource (197 pages .)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Rethinking Mobilization after the Arab Uprisings; James M. Jasper and Frédéric Volpi; 1. The Social Life of Contentious Ideas; Piracy and Unruly, Translocal Appropriation in the Arab Uprisings and Beyond; John Chalcraft; 2. Routines and Ruptures in Anti-Israeli Protests in Jordan; Jillian Schwedler; 3. Shaping Contention as a Salafi Movement; The Rise and Fall of Ansar al-Sharia in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia; Frédéric Volpi; 4. Contingency and Agency in a Turning Point Event; March 18, 2011, in Daraa, Syria; Wendy Pearlman. 5 .It Takes Two (or More) to TangoThe Local Coproduction of the Alexandrian Revolutionary Moment; Youssef El Chazli; 6. Violence, Social Actors, and Subjectivation in the Egyptian Revolution; Farhad Khosrokhavar; Conclusion; Unruly Protest; Charles Kurzman; Index.
Series Title: Protest and social movements, 13.
Responsibility: edited by Frédéric Volpi and James M. Jasper.
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