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FREE PDF ò The Management of Islamic Activism: Salafis, the Muslim Brotherhood, and State Power in Jordan ⚡ The Management of Islamic Activism examines the relationship between the changing nature of state power and patterns of Islamic activism in Jordan Using extensive fieldwork, the author demonstrates how regimes continue to constrain the organization of Islamic opposition even after the advent of political liberalization In the case of the Jordanian regime, control has been maintained through the management of collective action the regulation of opposition through a complex array of bureaucratic and legal mechanisms More specifically, laws governing civil society organizations are manipulated to encourage the formation of moderate Islamic groups while disempowering radical activists As a result, the radical activists have formed informal social networks that operate outside the state s control Composed of like minded Islamists, these networks evade attempts to manage Islamic activism through a loose web of personal relationships, small group interactions, and formal meetings A comparison of the Salafis and the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan demonstrates how state management strategies shape these patterns of social movement mobilization BOOK JACKET Quintan Wiktorowicz is always insightful This collection focused mostly on local community regulation A unique insight into Muslim communities, regulation, and culture. Very good exploration of Salafi Islam in Jordan A worthwhile read i can learn about friendship and brotherhood in my religion