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The Tunisian uprising, Ennahdha, and the revival of an Arab-Islamic Identity

Abstract:

In the new landscape of Tunisian politics shaped by the 2011 uprising it became commonplace to accuse the leaders of the Islamist movement Ennahdha of resorting to a divisive politics of identity. It seemed to their critics that Ennahdha's promotion of what it called 'Arab-Islamic identity' was an opportunistic sleight-of-hand intended to appropriate a successful popular uprising that had never been of their making...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
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Publisher:
Rowman and Littlefield International Publisher's website
Pages:
157-176
Host title:
Political Identities and Popular Uprisings in the Middle East
Publication date:
2016-04-01
Source identifiers:
616013
ISBN-10:
1783484489
ISBN-13:
9781783484485
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pubs:616013
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uuid:df71457a-ec8f-4358-b61d-86bec63f10bb
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pubs:616013
Deposit date:
2016-04-15

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