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Democratization in the Middle East: Experiences, Struggles, Challenges
Edited by Amin Saikal and Albrecht Schnabel
ISBN 92-808-1085-5
Paperback
2003
  224 pages
US$21.95
 
 
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    Description
    Democratization in the Middle East addresses a number of key issues determining the success or failure of sustainable democratization in the region. [READ MORE...]

    Editors
    Amin Saikal is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (The Middle East & Central Asia) at the Australian National University, Canberra. Albrecht Schnabel is an Academic Programme Officer in the Peace and Governance Programme of the United Nations University, Tokyo.

    Contents
    Introduction: A Rough Journey: Nascent Democratization in the Middle East Part One: Democratic Peace, Conflict Prevention and the United Nations Democratization and Peacebuilding Towards a Democratic Peace in the Middle East The Role of the United Nations in the Middle East Part Two: Secularization and Democracy Disenchanted Worlds: Secularization and Democratization in the Middle East The Influence of Islam on Attitudes Toward Democracy in Morocco and Algeria Part Three: Regional and National Experiences The Democratic Process in Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan "Democratic Peace" and the Jewish Political Tradition Democracy and Peace in Iran and Iraq State Power and Democratization in North Africa: Developments in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya

    Contributors
    Kamel S. Abu Jaber Tom Najem Amin Saikal Albrecht Schnabel Etel Solingen Gerald Steinberg Majid Tehranian Mark Tessler

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