9789774165962

Egypt in Flux Essays on an Unfinished Revolution

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  • ISBN13:

    9789774165962

  • ISBN10:

    9774165969

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/15/2013
  • Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
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Summary

No chapter in Egypt's contemporary history has been more turbulent and unpredictable than the past three years. In a very short period of time, the Arab world's most populous country has seen a transition from rule by an iron-fisted dictatorship to a populist uprising to military omnipotence to Islamist electoral victory to constitutional turmoil to societal polarization. Egypt's iconic revolution has been neither victorious nor defeated.
Egypt in Flux is a collection of essays on the political, social, economic, and cultural dimensions of change in the country's ongoing revolutionary current. From the conditions that precipitated the uprising and the eruption of national dissent to the derailing of the revolution, the author reflects on the pressing topics of the day while being mindful of the counterrevolutionary movements and the continuation of the Revolution. From discussions about the illusion of fair and free elections, social inequities, and labor disparity to examinations of religion, sports, literature, and sexuality, the essays in this valuable and intellectually stimulating volume chart both the broad lines and the nuances of an unfinished revolution.

Author Biography


Adel Iskandar is a scholar of Arab studies with a focus on communication. His previous works include Al-Jazeera: The Story of the Network that is Rattling Governments and Redefining Modern Journalism and Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation. A frequent commentator for international media including BBC, CBC, Al-Jazeera, CNN, ABC, and CCTV, Iskandar is also a co-editor of Jadaliyya, a columnist with Egypt Independent, and blogs at both HuffPost and Ta3beer. He teaches at the Communication, Culture and Technology (CCT) program as well as the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University.

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