The New Authoritarianism In The Middle East And North Africa

The New Authoritarianism In The Middle East And North Africa

by Stephen J. King


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253221469
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2009
Series: Indiana Series in Middle East Studies Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Stephen J. King is Associate Professor of Government at Georgetown University. He is author of Liberalization against Democracy: The Local Politics of Economic Reform in Tunisia (IUP, 2003).

Table of Contents


1. Political Openings and the Transformation of Authoritarian Rule in the Middle East and North Africa
2. Sustaining Authoritarianism during the Third Wave of Democracy
3. The Old Authoritarianism
4. The New Authoritarianism
5. Political Openings without Patronage-Based Privatization and Single-Party Institutional Legacies
6. Transitions from the New MENA Authoritarianism to Democracy?


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