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ISLAMIST GOVERNANCE HAMAS STYLE: Readings from the Palestinian experiment in Islamic democracy


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Title: ISLAMIST GOVERNANCE HAMAS STYLE: Readings from the Palestinian experiment in Islamic democracy
Authors: Brenner, Björn
Issue Date: 18-Dec-2014
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Peace and Development Research ; Institutionen för globala studier, freds- och utvecklingsforskning
Date of Defence: 2015-01-30
Disputation: Fredagen den 30 januari 2015, kl. 13.00, sal 326, Annedalsseminariet, Seminariegatan 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Hamas, Islam, Palestine, Gaza, govern, liberal, demo, sharia, jihad.
Abstract: This study investigates how the Palestinian Islamists in Hamas came to govern following their success in the 2006 parliamentary elections. The study poses the overarching research question: How can Hamas's governance in the Gaza Strip between 2006 and 2012 be characterised and understood? Hamas has attracted particular research interest, partly due to its seemingly contradictory conduct, and partly due to the fact that this was the first case of Islamists in the Arab world to ascend to powe... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9267-8
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/37696
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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