Gerges, Fawaz A.

Contentious Politics in the Middle East

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Contextualizing the Arab Spring Uprisings: Different Regimes, Different Revolutions, and Different Trajectories
Fawaz A. Gerges

Part I. Rethinking Contentious Politics: History and Theory

2. Contention and Constitutionalization in the Global Realm: Assessing the Uprisings in West Asia and North Africa and Their Impact On International Politics
Jan Wilkens

3. Reconceptualizing Resistance and Reform in the Middle East
Mishana Hosseinioun

4. Kuwaiti Arab Spring? the Role of Transnational Factors in Kuwait’s Contentious Politics
Anastasia Nosova

5. The Iraqi Independence Movement: a Case of Transgressive Contention (1918–1920)
Aula Hariri

Part II. Internationalization of Contentious Politics

6. Contentious Politics and the Syrian Crisis: Internationalization and Militarization of the Conflict
Jasmine Gani

7. Foreign Engagement In Contentious Politics: Europe and the 2011 Uprisings in Libya
Inez Weitershausen

8. Foreign Actors: a Double-Edged Sword Hanging Over Contentious Politics in the Middle East
Eugenio Lilli

9. Transnationalized Domestic Contention: Explaining The Varying Levels Of Western Solidarity Given To Kurds And Palestinians
David Zarnett

10. The Emergence of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement
Suzanne Morrison

Part III. Collective Identities, Minorities, and the Politics of Contention

11. Contentious Copts: the Emergence, Success, and Decline of the Maspero Youth Movement in Egypt
Magdalena C. Delgado

12. From Progress to Order: the “Kurdish Openings” and the Limits to Contentious Politics in Turkey
Oğuzhan Göksel

13. Contentious Politics and Bottom-Up Mobilization in Revolutionary Egypt: the Case of Egyptian Football Supporters in Cairo
Suzan Gibril

14. A Berber Spring: the Breakthrough of Amazigh Minorities in the Uprisings’ Aftermath
Cleo Jay

Part IV. Contentious Politics: Embracing the Margins

15. New Modes of Collective Actions: The Reemergence of Anarchism in Egypt
Laura Galián

16. Muslim Groups in the Gezi Park Protests: Identity Politics and Contentious Politics Under Authoritarian Neoliberalism
Ayşe Dursun

17. Claiming “Marginal Space“: the Contentious Politics of “Citizenship“ Among Palestinian Feminists in Israel
Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe

18. Characteristics of Prolonged Social Movements: the Case of Gezi Park Protests
Birce Altıok-Karşıyaka, Kerem Yıldırım

19. Reassembling the Political: Placing Contentious Politics in Jordan
Pascal Debruyne, Christopher Parker

Part V. Resisting Neoliberalism

20. Contentious Economics in Occupied Palestine
Ala‘a Tartir

21. The Bottom-Up Mobilization of Lebanese Society Against Neoliberal Institutions: the Case of Opposition Against Solidere’S Reconstruction of Downtown Beirut
Hadi Makarem

22. “Iftar” in Mcdonald’s’: the Everyday Encroachment of Cairo’s Subaltern Cosmopolitans
Harry Pettit

23. Conclusion
John Chalcraft

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Terrorism and Political Violence, Political Sociology, Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Middle Eastern Politics, Political Science

Publication year
Middle East Today
Page amount
578 pages
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