This paper examines how educational changes in school textbooks during a moment authoritarian rebuilding aim to politically demobilize students. This paper investigates how education is a sphere of influence for politics, and how authoritarian consolidation efforts manifest themselves in public and religious education. Focusing on the curricular and textbook changes in Egypt, and using secondary and primary sources the study traces the changing nationalist and religious narratives and how it aids in authoritarian rebuilding.


School of Humanities and Social Sciences


Political Science Department

Degree Name

MA in Political Science

Graduation Date

Fall 2-15-2023

Submission Date


First Advisor

Mostafa Hefny

Committee Member 1

Amr Adly

Committee Member 2

Mirjam Edel


101 p.

Document Type

Master's Thesis

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Approval

Not necessary for this item

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