The Resource Islamist opposition in authoritarian regimes : the Party of Justice and Development in Morocco, Eva Wegner, (electronic resource)

Islamist opposition in authoritarian regimes : the Party of Justice and Development in Morocco, Eva Wegner, (electronic resource)

Label
Islamist opposition in authoritarian regimes : the Party of Justice and Development in Morocco
Title
Islamist opposition in authoritarian regimes
Title remainder
the Party of Justice and Development in Morocco
Statement of responsibility
Eva Wegner
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What electoral mobilization choices do Islamist opposition parties make? How do they relate to authoritarian incumbents? Which key factors influence the choices these parties make? Islamist Opposition in Authoritarian Regimes explores the answers to these questions by studying the path of the Islamist Party of Justice and Development (PJD) in Morocco from 1992 to 2007. Wegner traces the party's choices through an analysis of organizational, ideological, and institutional constraints. Adopting a simple but novel perspective, Wegner distinguishes Islamist parties from other opposition parties because of their connection to a powerful social movement. The author shows how the PJD initially made major progress in electoral politics by building up a strong party organization, sustaining full support of the Islamist movement, and positioning itself as the only credible opposition party. Ultimately, the failure of the PJD to win elections was due to political concessions it made to secure its legality combined with a distancing from the Islamist movement. Based on extensive field research in Morocco in 2003 and 2007 and drawing upon personal interviews with members, candidates, and leaders of the PJD, Islamist Opposition in Authoritarian Regimes presents a meticulous and enlightening case study. Wegner enriches our understanding of electoral authoritarianism in Morocco and throughout the Arab- Islamic world. -- Book jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wegner, Eva
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ3949.A8
LC item number
A338 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
ebrary
Series statement
Religion and politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ḥizb al-ʻAdālah wa-al-Tanmiyah (Morocco)
  • Political parties
  • Islam and politics
  • Morocco
Label
Islamist opposition in authoritarian regimes : the Party of Justice and Development in Morocco, Eva Wegner, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Political institutions, political parties, and the Islamist movement in Morocco -- Party institutionalization and emancipation from the Islamist movement -- The regime game -- Elections and parliament -- Comparing Islamist strategies in Jordan and Morocco
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xlv, 180 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785782966
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10534240
Label
Islamist opposition in authoritarian regimes : the Party of Justice and Development in Morocco, Eva Wegner, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Political institutions, political parties, and the Islamist movement in Morocco -- Party institutionalization and emancipation from the Islamist movement -- The regime game -- Elections and parliament -- Comparing Islamist strategies in Jordan and Morocco
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xlv, 180 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785782966
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10534240

Library Locations

  • African Studies LibraryBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Alumni Medical LibraryBorrow it
    72 East Concord Street, Boston, MA, 02118, US
    42.336388 -71.072393
  • Astronomy LibraryBorrow it
    725 Commonwealth Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02445, US
    42.350259 -71.105717
  • Fineman and Pappas Law LibrariesBorrow it
    765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350979 -71.107023
  • Frederick S. Pardee Management LibraryBorrow it
    595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.349626 -71.099547
  • Howard Gotlieb Archival Research CenterBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, 5th Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Mugar Memorial LibraryBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Music LibraryBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Pikering Educational Resources LibraryBorrow it
    2 Silber Way, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.349804 -71.101425
  • School of Theology LibraryBorrow it
    745 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350494 -71.107235
  • Science & Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    38 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.348472 -71.102257
  • Stone Science LibraryBorrow it
    675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02445, US
    42.350103 -71.103784
Processing Feedback ...