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By Are Knudsen, Basem Ezbidi

In the wake of the protests that unfold through the center East and North Africa in overdue 2010 and early 2011, Islamist activities of various political persuasions have risen to prominence. this is often particularly the case in post-Mubarak Egypt and post-Ben Ali Tunisia. renowned Protest within the New heart East examines Islamist techniques to political participation and integration and asks even if nearby tendencies could be discerned with appreciate to both the tactic of disparate activities or the demanding situations they face. It deals research of the ideologies and activities of those events, starting from nations the place Islamism is in charge of the country as an Islamic theocracy (Iran), the ruling occasion (for instance, Turkey), a part of the ruling coalition (Lebanon), or a parliamentary minority (such as in Jordan or Yemen). Are Knudsen and Basem Ezbidi's research of a few of the reviews of protest, participation and integration make this e-book very important for researchers of the influence of faith on politics (and, certainly vice versa).

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