6 edition of The Search for Arab Democracy found in the catalog.
October 15, 2002
by Columbia University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||457|
Despite notable socio-economic development in the Arab region, a deficit in democracy and political rights has continued to prevail. This book examines the major reasons underlying the persistence of this democracy deficit over the past decades and touches on the prospect for deepening the process of democratization in the Arab world. America is turning away from support for democrats in Arab countries in favor of 'pragmatic' deals with tyrants to defeat violent Islamist extremism. For too many policymakers, Arab democracy is seen as a dangerous luxury. In Realism and Democracy, Elliott Abrams marshals four decades of experience as an American official and leading Middle East expert and shows that deals .
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'The Search for Arab Democracy'is an examination of the discourses with Larbi's own individual twist. It has some excellent sections that should be more widely read than they currently are, particularly towards the end of the book and I can't rate this highly enough.5/5(3).
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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Manufacturer: Columbia UP. Using interviews with Muslims from every social and economic stratum, the book shows how Arabs themselves understand, imagine, and view democracy.
Sadiki provides the reader with an invaluable work of reference for those seeking to understand Arab thought concerning democracy and reservations about accepting the western brand.
About / Books / Catalogues / Series / Events / Podcast / Friends of Hurst / Blog / Critical Muslim / Contact / Search. The Search for Arab Democracy Discourses and Counter-Discourses Larbi Sadiki. Bibliographic Details. The Search for Arab Democracy Paperback February • £ • pp Out of stock.
By Jim Miles (How the West Stole Democracy From the Arabs. Elizabeth F. Thomson. Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, ) Having just read The War That Ended Peace, the title “How the West Stole Democracy From the Arabs” appeared as an intriguing and fortuitous follow up. Its subtitle describes its more narrow focus: The Syrian-Arab Congress of and the Destruction of Its Historical.
Buy The Search for Arab Democracy by Larbi Sadiki from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ 'The Search for Arab Democracy'is an examination of the discourses with Larbi's own individual twist.
It has some excellent sections that should be more widely read than they currently are, particularly towards the end of the book and I can't rate this highly s: 3. Getting the explanation for the Arab transition to democracy right is extremely important to ensuring the future stability if the region.
If one thinks that Arab political systems are in crisis. Search all titles. Search all collections. Login; Hi, User. Your Account. Logout. Search: Search all titles DOI link for Democracy in the Arab World. Democracy in the Arab World book.
Explaining the Deficit. Edited By Ibrahim Elbadawi, Samir Makdisi. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 4 October Pub. The search for Arab democracy: discourses and counter-discourses. [Larbi Sadiki] Focus and purpose -- The democratic debate -- Discursive context -- Words and worlds -- About this book -- 2.
Defoundationalising democracy and the Arabo-Islamic setting -- Foundationalism -- The ethos of democracy and contestation in the Arabo-Islamic setting. When “Arab spring” started to influence various countries in Middle East and North Africa with domino effect inLibya was one of these countries.
There were uprisings in the regions because of the bad economic conditions, lack of the democracy, human rights, and people’s demand for democracy. “This wonderfully readable book tells a grim story about the subversion of democracy in the Arab world.
Drawing on an unusually wide range of sources, Elizabeth Thompson shows how the colonial powers systematically undermined not only Arab independence, but also the liberal-Islamist democratic synthesis that emerged from World War I in Syria. Search Input. Sections. Sections Feldman’s book is a reflection on the Arab Spring and, as its title suggests, its disastrous ending.
the Islamic State rejected any form of democracy in. Elliott Abrams' Realism and Democracy: American Foreign Police after the Arab Spring is both a useful assessment of Arab Spring and what came next, and an insightful commentary on the nature of a.
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Her research investigates the role of regional organizations in international democracy promotion and regime dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa, in particular in light of the 'Arab Spring'.
She recently co-edited the collection Governance Transfer by Regional Organizations: Patching Together a Global Script (with T. Börzel, ). The first systematic comparative analysis of political behavior throughout the entire Arab world, from Morocco to Kuwait.
In an attempt to explain why the Arab world remains in ferment, Hudson discusses such crucial factors as Arab and Islamic identity, ethnic and religious minorities, the crisis of authority, the effects of imperialism, and modernization.
Two Brookings scholars, in two new books, explore questions about democracy in the Arab World in the context of the Arab Spring uprisings. In Understanding Tahrir Square and Prospects for Arab. "Democratization in the Arab World is an excellent book that fills a need for concise profiles of democratic transitions and the lessons that can be drawn from them.
It breaks new ground in very deliberately, thoughtfully, and parsimoniously applying the lessons of theory and experience to the transition processes underway in the Arab world.
From Dictatorship to Democracy, A Conceptual Framework for Liberation is a book-length essay on the generic problem of how to destroy a dictatorship and to prevent the rise of a new one.
The book was written in by Gene Sharp (), a professor of political science at the University of book has been published in many countries worldwide and translated into more.
In Support of Arab Democracy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A Council-sponsored Task Force says that the United States sh /5(6).Examined with data from the first and second wave of Arab Barometer surveys are support for democracy, understandings of democracy, desires for reform, values associated with a democratic political culture, views about the political role of Islam, and the relationship between support for political Islam and the embrace of democratic values.
The late Elie Kedourie pulls no punches: Arabs, and Muslims more generally, have nothing in their own political traditions that is compatible with Western notions of democracy or, more accurately, constitutional representative government.
Western implants, he shows in a series of case studies from the twentieth-century Arab experience, have not worked. Having destroyed the .