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Explaining Hamas's Changing Electoral Strategy, 1996-2006
(Government and Opposition vol. 48 no. 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
Hamas, the most influential Islamist party in the occupied Palestinian territories, replaced its strategy of electoral boycott in 1996 with participation in 2006 – a change not explained in the literature. Assisted by party ...
Questioning the Secular-Religious Cleavage in Palestinian Politics: Comparing Fatah and Hamas
(Politics and Religion vol. 7 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-01-01)
Following the 2007 war between Fatah and Hamas, Palestinian politics appears to have followed the regional trend where the competition between secularism and Islamism is developing into a major political cleavage. Through ...
Hamas and the Arab Spring: Introduction
(Middle East Policy vol. 20 no. 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-08-01)
The Arab Spring is a critical juncture for examining Hamas, a movement created in the context of a popular revolt (against Israeli occupation) similar to those that have reverberated throughout the Middle East. Since the ...