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Life as politics : how ordinary people change the Middle East / Asef Bayat.

By: Bayat, Asef [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: California : Stanford University Press, 2010Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiv, 374 pages ; ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780804783279 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0804783268 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780804783262 (cloth : alk. paper) .Subject(s): Social movements -- Middle East | Social change -- Middle East | Political participation -- Middle East | Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1979-DDC classification: 303.4840956 BAY Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
The art of presence -- The quiet encroachment of the ordinary -- The poor and the perpetual pursuit of life chances -- Feminism of everyday life -- Reclaiming youthfulness -- The politics of fun -- Battlefield Tehran -- Streets of revolution -- Does radical Islam have an urban ecology? -- Everyday cosmopolitanism -- The "Arab street" -- Is there a future for Islamic revolutions? -- The post-Islamist refo-lutions -- The green revolt -- The coming of a post-Islamist democracy.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-368) and index.

The art of presence -- The quiet encroachment of the ordinary -- The poor and the perpetual pursuit of life chances -- Feminism of everyday life -- Reclaiming youthfulness -- The politics of fun -- Battlefield Tehran -- Streets of revolution -- Does radical Islam have an urban ecology? -- Everyday cosmopolitanism -- The "Arab street" -- Is there a future for Islamic revolutions? -- The post-Islamist refo-lutions -- The green revolt -- The coming of a post-Islamist democracy.

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