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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

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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