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Hezbollah The Story of the Party of God - From Revolution to Institutionalization

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ISBN-10: 0230108725

ISBN-13: 9780230108721

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Eitan Azani

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List price: $59.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 3/8/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 293
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
Social Protest Movements-Theoretical Framework
Introduction
Social Movements and Their Target Audiences
The Principal Theoretical Approaches
The Conditions for the Development of a Social Movement
Explications for Recruitment to Protest Movement
The Influence of Reciprocal Relations between Protest Movements and Their Opponents on the Direction of Their Development
Protest Movements, Religion, and Ethnicity
The Development of Protest Movements
Development of Social Movements in Muslim Society: The Phenomenon and Its Characteristics
The Idea of "Umma" and the Means to Realize It: Dawa and Jihad
Research Approaches in the Analysis of the Phenomenon of Radical Islam
Explanations for the Emergence of Islamic Social Movements
Exploitation of Political Opportunities
Islamic Movements-Typology and Main Similarities
The Islamic Discourse
Islamic Thought-Central Motifs, Directions, and Trends of Evolution
Khomeini-the Father of Shiite Radicalism
Islamic Movements in Processes of Change
Summary
The Shiite Community in Lebanon and the Background for Hezbollah's Emergence
Introduction
The Shiite Community in Lebanon-from Passivity to Revolutionary Activity
The Emergence of the Hezbollah Movement-Organizational Infrastructure and Action Strategies
The Crystallization of Hezbollah and Its Expansion in Lebanon
Summary
Expansion and Institutionalization of the Movement-Constraints and Adaptation
Introduction
The 1988-1990 Amal-Hezbollah Struggles-A Sign of the End of the Movement's Expansion Period
Fighting Words alongside Mediation and Dialogue-the Leading Strategies in the War for Public Opinion
Hezbollah and the Shiite Community-from Expansion to Institutionalization and from the Old Order to the New Order in Lebanon
Hassan Nasrallah-a New Pattern of Leadership
Integration into the Lebanese Political System-the Reasons, the Explanations, and the Justifications
Summary
Political Institutionalization and Public Discourse-Adaptation and Legitimization
Introduction
The Political Purview-the Campaign for the Shiite Community's Public Opinion between the 1992 and the 1996 Elections
Emphasis of Achievements from Parliamentary Activity as a Means of Establishing the Conceptual Change among Its Audiences
The Military Purview-Security of the Inhabitant of the South as a Determining Factor in the Decisions of the Movement
Extraorganizational Political Struggles
The 1996 Election Campaign-Marking False Expectations
The Municipal System as a Means of Strengthening the Connection between the Movement and the Shiite Community
The Movement in Processes of Internal Change
The Revolution of the Hungry as an Expression of Processes of Change and Internal Struggles
Conclusion
Hezbollah as a Player in the Lebanese Political Arena-Mutual Influences
Hezbollah and the Lebanese System-Mutual Influences since the Foundation of the Movement (1982) to the Ta'if Agreement (1990)
Hezbollah and the Lebanese System-Mutual Influences during the Movement's Consolidation
The Hezbollah and the Lebanese System-Mutual Influences during the Movement's Expansion
Hezbollah and the Lebanese Militias
The Hezbollah and the Lebanese System-Mutual Influences from the Ta'if Agreement (1990) On
Hezbollah and the Lebanese Government-between Rivalry and Reciprocity
From Inclusive Oppositional Activity to Constructive Oppositional Activity
Hezbollah and the Lebanese Parties-Dynamic Relations
Hezbollah as a Political Body-from Activity Devoid of Restraints, to a Partially Restrained and Controlled Activity Policy
Summary
Hezbollah as a Regional Player
Introduction
The Shiite Community and the Arab Regional Front-Mutual Influences on the Eve of the Hezbollah's Establishment
The Shiite Community and Israel on the Eve of Hezbollah's Establishment
Hezbollah and the Arab Regional System-Mutual Influences from the Establishment of the Movement (1982) until the Ta'if Accord (1990)
Hezbollah and Israel-Mutual Influences from the Movement's Establishment (1982) to the Ta'if Accord (1990)
Hezbollah and the Regional Front-Summary of Mutual Influences during the Eighties
Hezbollah and the Regional Front-Mutual Influences from the Ta'if Accord (1990) Onward
Hezbollah and the Arab Regional Front-Mutual Influences from the 1990s On
Hezbollah and Israel-Mutual Influences from the 1990s On
Summary
Hezbollah as a Player in the International Arena
Introduction
Hezbollah-a Terrorist Movement with Presence and Activity in the International Arena
Principles and the Dispersion of Hezbollah's Network of Terrorism in the International Arena
Hezbollah and the International System-Reciprocal Relations between the Years 1980 and 1985
Hezbollah and the International System-Reciprocal Relations between the Years 1985 and 1990
Hezbollah and the International System-Reciprocal Relations during the 1990s
The Attempts to Cause the Movement's Disarmament via Syria
Summary
Hezbollah between the IDF's Withdrawal from Lebanon in May 2000 and the Second Lebanon War in July 2006
Introduction
Hezbollah and the Lebanese System-Mutual Influences Resulting in the Withdrawal of the IDF (2000)
The Struggle in the Internal Lebanese Arena Concerning the Continuation of the Resistance-the Shebaa Farms as a Case Study
The Internal Argument in Lebanon Concerning the Disarming of Hezbollah
Hezbollah and the Political System in Lebanon
Hezbollah and the Regional System-Reciprocal Influences since the IDF's Withdrawal
Hezbollah and the International System-Reciprocal Influences since the IDF's Withdrawal (2000)
Summary and Conclusions
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index