List of Publications
“Egypt: A Decade of Ruptures” in *Taking to the Streets*, Eds. Ellen Lust and Lina El-Khatib. Washington: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
*Arab Spring in Egypt*. Co-edited with Bahgat Korany. Cairo: AUC Press, 2012.
“ Against Marginalization: Youth, Class, and Revolution” in *Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt and the Middle East*, Eds. Ray Bush and Habib Ayeb. London: Zed Press, 2012.
“Beyond the ‘Woman Question’ in the Egyptian Revolution” with Lila Abu-Lughoud. *Feminist Studies* 37 (3), pp. 683-92, 2011.
*Empowered Participation or Political Manipulation? Civil Society and the State in Egypt and Bolivia**. * Leiden: Brill Publications, 2011 .
“Orientalising the Egyptian Revolution” *Jadalyyia*, April 2011.
“Labor Protests in Egypt: Causes and Meanings” *Review of African Political Economy*, 38(129), pp.387-402, 2011.
“Egyptian Women” *Van Guardia (in Spanish)*, March 2011.
“Does Politicial Islam Impede Gender-Based Mobilization?” *Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions*, 11(3-4), pp. 379-396, 2010.
“Anti-Globalization Movement” in *Encyclopedia of Political Science.* Washington D.C.: Sage Publications, 2010.
“Labor and Contentious Politics in Egypt.” in *New Protest Movements in Egypt* (in Arabic) ed. Dina Shehata Cairo: Al-Ahram Center for Strategic Studies, 2010.
“Enough! Egypt’s Quest for Democracy” *Comparative Political Studies*, 42:3 August 2009.
*Egypt: A Moment of Change. *Co-edited with P.Marfleet. London: Zed Press, 2009
“Pro-Democracy Movement in Egypt”, in *Egypt: A Moment of Change*. Co-edited with P. Marfleet. London: Zed Publication, 2009.
*“*Egypt’s Feminist Movement: Different or Non-Existant?”, *Cairo Papers for Social Sciences,*. Cairo: AUC Press, June 2009:16-36.
“ The Rise and Evolution of the Labor Movement in Brazil”, *Socialist Papers* (in Arabic) Fall 2009: 52-57
“The Neoliberal Model: Politics of the State”,* Socialist Papers (in Arabic) *Spring 2009: 44-51.
Rabab El-Mahdi is Associate Professor of Political Science at the American University in Cairo. She earned her PhD from McGill University in Montreal, where she wrote her dissertation on the impact of neo-liberal economic reconstruction on changing patterns of state-civil society relations in Egypt and Bolivia. Her field of specialization is comparative political economy and development, with a focus on Latin America and the Middle East. El Mahdi’s research interests cover the areas of state-society relations, social movements and resistance. Before joining AUC, she worked for several developmental organizations, including NGOs and UN agencies. She is also an activist with a number of opposition groups of the Egyptian Left. She was the political adviser for Presidential candidate Abdel Monem Abou El-Foutouh in Egypt's first competitive Presidential elections of 2012. El-Mahdi is a frequent commentator on AJE, BBC, CNN, ABC and writes op-eds for both Egyptian and international newspapers.