Preface Introduction: Other Subjects of Politics Part 1. PRESENT NARRATIVES, POSSIBLE FUTURES 1. How to Build a Better Future: Osman Ahmed Osman and the Arab Contractors 2. Fighting for Freedom and the Rule of Law: The Bar Association 3. Restoring Egypt as Engine of the Arab World: The Nasserist Current 4. Making Revolution Real: The Marxists of The Vanguard 5. Creative Empowerment: The Wissa Wassef School 6. Thinking in the National Interest: The Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies 7. Anticipating a Free Press: The Economic Ahram 8. Return to the Future: The Muslim Brothers PART II: KNOWING BETTER: GROUP POLITICS IN EGYPT AND THE THIRD WORLD. 9. Re-Visioning Third World Politics: Narratives, Power, and Political Action. 10. Unseen Struggles: Group Politics, Persons, and Possibilities. Notes. Index.