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Bringing Regimes Back In

Authors Goldstone, Jack Andrew
Issue Date 2015
Source The Arab Revolution of 2011: A Comparative Perspective: A Comparative Perspective (Suny Series, Pangaea II: Global/Local Studies) , / edited by Saïd Amir Arjomand. SUNY Press, Albany, New York, US, 2015, p. 53-73
Summary Studies of the Arab revolutions and revolts of 2011 have stressed the power of popular mobilization, driven by social media and youth, and were hope‑-ful in regard to the emergence of democracy. Yet as these events have unfolded, a fragile and contested democracy has emerged only in Tunisia; elsewhere in the region, runaway militias are creating chaos in Libya, Egypt has returned to an authoritarian military regime, Yemen faces multiple rebellions, and Syria has become mired in a horrific civil war.
ISBN 9781438454894
Language English
Format Book chapter
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