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Roots of the Arab Spring : contested authority and political change in the Middle East

Author: Dafna Hochman Rand
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book-length assessment of events whose ramifications are still unfolding, Roots of the Arab Spring is a coherent and incisive account of the factors that gave rise to the Arab Spring.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dafna Hochman Rand
ISBN: 9780812245301 081224530X
OCLC Number: 821218340
Description: xi, 171 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Authority in flux : three drivers of change in the Middle East and North Africa --
The demand for free expression and the contested public sphere --
De-democratizing through the rule of law --
New sons and stalled reforms --
The drivers of change and the U.S. response.
Responsibility: Dafna Hochman Rand.

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"Should Western governments have seen the Arab Spring coming? Rand, who is currently serving on the U.S. National Security Council, carried out the research for this revealing book in Bahrain, Read more...

 
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