Authoritarianism in the Middle East: Before and After the Arab Uprisings

Springer, 17/03/2015 - 204
Through a unique collection of essays drawn from rich case studies, Authoritarianism in the Middle East provides important insights into the ongoing instabilities of the Middle East, and the authoritarianism and democratisation processes that have led to dramatic socio-political transformations.

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Introduction
1
1 The Roots of Authoritarianism in the Middle East
7
Evidence from Turkey
38
From Revolutionary Configurations to the State of Violence
67
Saudi Womens Rights Activism
92
5 The Impact of the Arab Uprisings on the Kurds
127
6 The AKP and Its Family Policy in the Reestablishment Process of Authoritativeness in Turkey
150
7 A Comparative Analysis of the PostArab Uprisings Period in Egypt Tunisia and Libya
172
Index
201

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Jlide Karako is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Gedik University, Istanbul. She received a MA in International Relations from Galatasaray University, and a PhD from Ankara University. Carrying out her postdoctoral research at Montreal University, she has authored scholarly articles in Middle Eastern Studies, Critique and Ethnic and Racial Studies.