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

Author: Amaney A Jamal
Publisher: Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amaney A Jamal
ISBN: 1400845475 9781400845477
OCLC Number: 833558558
Description: 1 online resource (p. cm.)
Contents: Introduction: pro-American democracy or no democracy at all? : the U.S. strategic approach to democracy --
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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"[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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