Studying Islamism after the Arab Spring

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Abstract

This intervention argues that the events associated with the ‘Arab Spring’, particularly in Egypt, raise important questions for the study of political Islam as a discrete phenomenon or uniquely resonant set of ideas in Muslim societies. It stresses the need for a better understanding of how specific groups utilize Islamist ideas in reshaping the collective imagination over time, and how these processes in turn affect the popularity, strategies and political behaviour of state and non-state actors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-152
JournalMediterranean Politics
Volume19
Issue number1
Early online date28 Nov 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2014

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