Author

Reem Abu-Zaid

Abstract

This research focuses on the Egyptian Social Democratic Party (ESDP) and the Egyptian Stream Party (ESP) as case studies to understand how post-January 2011 political parties approached mainstream politics, and how the revolutionary protest movements developed to further penetrate the public sphere of Egyptian politics. The focal concern of this research is to investigate how these political parties were formed in the aftermath of popular participated uprising, and what characteristics they inherited from a long heritage of informal activism to mainstream politics.

Department

Political Science Department

Degree Name

MA in Political Science

Graduation Date

2-1-2012

Online Submission Date

August 2012

First Advisor

Soliman, Samer

Document Type

Master's Thesis

Extent

NA

Library of Congress Subject Heading 1

Egypt -- Politics and government -- 21st century.

Library of Congress Subject Heading 2

Political parties -- Egypt.

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