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About Maha Abdelrahman

Maha Abdelrahman is a lecturer in Development Studies at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of Civil Society Exposed: The Politics of NGOs in Egypt (2004) and Egypt’s Long Revolution: Protests and Uprisings (Routledge, 2014)

 

Articles by Maha Abdelrahman

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Report thy neighbour: policing Sisi’s Egypt

A regime bereft of legitimacy, save for its promise to guarantee national security, turns citizens into active players in a new culture of surveillance and reporting.

The Egyptian opposition: from protestors to revolutionaries?

The failure to translate the momentum of the heady days of the January 2011 protests in Egypt into an effective revolutionary force is closely related to the organisational forms adopted by oppositional movements. This poses broader questions for social movements worldwide, argues Maha Abdelrahman

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