Political Ascent: Contemporary Islamic Movements In North Africa, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Political Ascent

Contemporary Islamic Movements In North Africa, 1st Edition

By Emad Eldin Shahin


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Islamic movements in North Africa have historically been distinguished from their counterparts in other parts of the Arab world because they have demonstrated a marked willingness to work within the political system and have at times even been officially recognized and allowed to participate in local and national elections. As a result, Islamic thi

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Islam in State Politics -- The Rise and Repression of an Islamic Movement: Harakat al-Nahda in Tunisia -- From Silent Protest to Political Ascent: The Islamic Movements in Algeria -- Under the Shadow of the Imam: Morocco's Diverse Islamic Movements -- The Ideology of Change -- General Conclusion

About the Author

Emad Eldin Shahin is an assistant professor at American University in Cairo.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies