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  • The People Wantby Gilbert Achcar; G.M. Goshgarian

    Saqi 2013; US$ 21.86

    ?The people want ...?: the first part of the slogan chanted by millions of Arab protestors since 2011 revealed a longrepressed craving for democracy. But huge social and economic problems were also laid bare by the protesters? demands. Although Islamist parties did not initiate the protest movement, they have benefitted the most from the power vacuum... more...

  • Dispatches from the Arab Springby Paul Amar; Vijay Prashad

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 69.00

    Bringing together contributors uniquely attuned to the pulse of the region, Dispatches from the Arab Spring offers an urgent analysis of a remarkable ongoing world-historical event that is widely misinterpreted in the West. An unparalleled introduction to the changing Middle East, it offers the most comprehensive and accurate account of the uprisings... more...

  • Political Succession in the Arab Worldby Anthony Billingsley

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    Political succession is one of the most timely issues in the contemporary Middle East. In this new study the author examines the process and shows how respect for those in authority and tribal codes of loyalty have been far more influential in maintaining regimes than security institutions and political repression. more...

  • The Invisible Arabby Marwan Bishara

    Nation Books 2012; US$ 15.99

    Marwan Bishara, the chief policy analyst for Al Jazeera English and presenter of the show ?Empire?, looks at the roots of pro-democracy revolutions in the Arab world and offers an original analysis of what went right, why this moment is paramount, and how more...

  • Political Ideology in the Arab Worldby Michaelle L. Browers

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    Discusses some of the most significant ideological debates that have animated the Arab world over the last two decades. more...

  • The Struggle over Democracy in the Middle Eastby Nathan J. Brown; Emad Shahin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Many residents of the Middle East - and more recently, Western powers - have placed great hope in democratization in the region. Bringing together a number of experts on the region to provide a broad ranging survey of individual countries, this book examines the experiences of activists, parties, religious groups and governments, the influences exerted... more...

  • The Political Economy of the Arab Uprisingsby Melani Cammett; Ishac Diwan

    Westview Press 2013; US$ 1.99

    In this Westview Press Spotlight , Melani Cammett and Ishac Diwan explore the impact of the Arab Spring and subsequent events in the region. more...

  • Civil Society and Democratization in the Arab Worldby Francesco Cavatorta; Vincent Durac

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 155.00

    This book examines civil society in the Arab world and how authoritarian constraints impact on democratization. It includes case studies from across the region and analyses the divisions between Islamist organizations and secular/liberal ones. more...

  • The Arab Spring and Arab Thawby John Davis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    The Arab Spring and Arab Thaw examines a range of successful and unsuccessful protest strategies and counter revolutionary tactics employed by protestors and autocratic regimes. Contributors explore the reactions of the USA, EU and Arab League to events in the region and provide insight as to the gendered dimensions of the struggle along with the ethnic... more...

  • Democracy in the Arab Worldby Ibrahim Elbadawi; Samir Makdisi

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 18.95

    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, drawing on case studies from across the Arab world to explore economic development, political institutions... more...