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Of empires and citizens : pro-American democracy or no democracy at all?

Author: Amaney A Jamal
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
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In the post-Cold War era, why has democratization been slow to arrive in the Arab world? Jamal argues that to understand support for the authoritarian status quo in parts of this region, and the willingness of its citizens to compromise on core democratic principles, one must factor in how a strong U.S. presence and popular anti-Americanism weakens democratic voices. By examining such countries as Jordan, Kuwait,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amaney A Jamal
ISBN: 9780691149646 069114964X 9780691149653 0691149658
OCLC Number: 780063855
Description: xiv, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: pro-American democracy or no democracy at all? --
Becoming Jordan and Kuwait: the making and consolidating of U.S. client regimes --
Islamist momentum in the Arab world: Jordan's Islamic Action Front and Kuwait's Islamic Constitutional Movement --
Engaging the regime through the lens of the United States: citizens' political preferences --
Support for democracy and authoritarianism: the geostrategic utility of cooperative leadership --
Morocco: support for the status quo --
Palestine and Saudi Arabia and the limits of democracy --
The influence of international context on domestic-level models of regime transition and democratic consolidation.
Responsibility: Amaney A. Jamal.

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Examining such countries as Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Palestine, and Saudi Arabia, this title explores how Arab citizens decide whether to back existing regimes, regime transitions, and  Read more...

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"[A] provocative work that challenges the terms of a very stale debate among three main camps: those who see Arab anti-Americanism as the product of a deep, unique civilizational hatred; those who Read more...

 
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