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Contesting the Repressive State
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Contesting the Repressive State: Why Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Kira D. Jumet

Abstract

This book advances research on the collective action dilemma in protest movements by examining protest mobilization leading up to, and during, the 2011 Egyptian Revolution and 2013 June 30th Coup in Cairo, Egypt. The book is organized chronologically and touches on why and how people make the decision to protest or not protest during different periods of the revolutionary process. The overarching question is: Why and how do individuals who are not members of political groups or organizers of political movements choose to engage or not engage in anti-government protest under a repressive regime ... More

Keywords: Arab Spring, Egyptian Revolution, Egyptian Uprising, protest, emotions, collective action, repression, Egypt, Morsi, Sisi

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190688455
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190688455.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kira D. Jumet, author
Assistant Professor of Government, Hamilton College

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