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Rikke Hostrup Haugbølle and Francesco Cavatorta
New Texts Out Now: Rikke Hostrup Haugbolle and Francesco Cavatorta, Beyond Ghannouchi: Social Changes and Islamism in Tunisia
Rikke Hostrup Haugbølle and Francesco Cavatorta, "Beyond Ghannouchi: Social Changes and Islamism in Tunisia," Middle East Report 262 (Spring 2012). Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this article? Rikke Hostrup Haugbølle and Francesco Cavatorta (RHH and FC): In October 2011, Tunisia had the first elections after the uprising that had led Ben Ali to flee the country. The months prior to the elections were very confusing and no one really knew whether elections ...Keep Reading »
Rikke Hostrup Haugbølle is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen, where she is writing a dissertation on Media, Islam and Identity in Tunisia, 2000 - 2011 as part of The New Islamic Public Sphere Programme.
Francesco Cavatorta is senior lecturer in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University. He is the author of Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule: A Comparative Perspective (Routledge, 2012) and The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed? (Manchester University Press, 2009).