Democratization And Development / Edition 1
  • Democratization And Development / Edition 1
  • Democratization And Development / Edition 1

Democratization And Development / Edition 1

by Dietrich Jung
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403970645

ISBN-13: 9781403970640

Pub. Date: 08/01/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Exploring the political economy of development and democracy in the Middle East, this book provides new insight into the effects of external initiatives for the support of good governance in Arab states, the impact of transnational Islamist networks on democratization in the Middle East, and the role of new satellite broadcasting in the Arab world.  See more details below

Overview

Exploring the political economy of development and democracy in the Middle East, this book provides new insight into the effects of external initiatives for the support of good governance in Arab states, the impact of transnational Islamist networks on democratization in the Middle East, and the role of new satellite broadcasting in the Arab world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403970640
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Series:
Governance, Security and Development Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: International Top-Down Democratization of the Middle East?; D.Jung PART I: DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES AND THEIR INTERNATIONAL AND TRANSNATIONAL CONTEXTS Authoritarian Politics and External Support for Good Governance in the Arab World; O.Schlumberger Transnational Islamist Networks and the Prospects of Democratization in the Middle East; T. Scheffler New Religious Programming: The Impact of Satellite Broadcasting in the Arab World; J.Skovgaard-Petersen PART III: THREE CASE STUDIES ON LIBERALIZATION PROCESSES IN THE MIDDLE EAST Neo-Authoritarianism: Democratization as a Means of Stabilizing Authoritarian Rule in Contemporary Egypt; M.Kassem State-Economy Relations as State-Building: The Politics of Economic Liberalization in Syria; S.Schmidt The Political Economy of Islam and Democracy in Turkey: From the Welfare Party to the AKP; Z.Önish Conclusions: Democratizing the Middle East: Trying to Square the Circle?; D.Jung

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