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The Egyptian Uprising of 2011: Tracing the Role of the Cairo-Based Political Opposition


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Title: The Egyptian Uprising of 2011: Tracing the Role of the Cairo-Based Political Opposition
Authors: Wackenhut, Arne Frederik
E-mail: arne.wackenhut@globalstudies.gu.se
Issue Date: 16-May-2017
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: 2017-06-12
Disputation: Måndagen den 12 juni 2017, kl 10, sal 326, Annedalseminariet, Campus Linné, Seminariegatan 1a, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Arab Spring
Egypt
Egyptian revolution
contentious politics
diffusion
Middle East and North Africa
mobilization
social movements
social movement theory
Abstract: It is the aim of this study to understand the mobilization process leading up to and the diffusion of collective contentious behavior during the Egyptian Uprising of 2011. Using process tracing and focusing on the role of the so-called Cairo-based political opposition, this study contributes to debates on social movement theory and contentious politics by elaborating on the causal mechanisms that facilitate mobilization and diffusion processes in periods of heightened social conflict. As one of ... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0182-0
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52092
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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