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Author Roy, Sara.

Title Hamas and civil society in Gaza [electronic resource] : engaging the Islamist social sector / Sara Roy.

Imprint Princeton, New Jersey ; Woodstock, Oxfordshire : Princeton University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xix, 361 p. : Grayscale Illustration ; 24 cm.
Series Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Note Published by Princeton University Press.
Second printing, and first paperback printing, 2014.
This book has been composed in Sabon.
Printed on acid-free paper.
Printed in the United States of America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Structure, Arguments, and Conceptual Framework -- A Brief History of Hamas and the Islamic Movement in Palestine -- Islamist Conceptions of Civil Society -- The Evolution of Islamist Social Institutions in the Gaza Strip: Before and during Oslo (a Sociopolitical History) -- Islamist Social Institutions: Creating a Descriptive Context -- Islamist Social Institutions: Key Analytical Findings -- A Changing Islamist Order? From Civic Empowerment to Civic Regression-the Second Intifada and Beyond.
Credits Cover Photos: Flag image courtesy of Shutterstock A Palestinian laborer works at a construction site in the northern Gaza Strip. Courtesy of Corbis Images.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2019. EPUB file. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book])
Subject Harakat al-Muqawamah al-Islamiyah -- Political aspects -- Gaza Strip.
Harakat al-Muqawamah al-Islamiyah -- Social aspects -- Gaza Strip.
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Gaza Strip.
Jami'ah al-Islamiyah (Gaza)
Middle Eastern 4 : -- 1918-present.
Islamic Studies.
Added Author Dale F. Eickelman, Editors.
Augustus Richard Norton, Editors.
American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 9780691159676 Paperback
9780691124483 hardback
Standard No. 2027/heb34111 hdl

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