This timely project on the Arab Spring was initiated to provide The Asan Institute's own assessment of the changes currently taking place in the region and their significant implications for South Korea.
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Table of ContentsPreface; Hahm Chaibong Introduction; Clement Henry, Jang Ji-Hyang and Robert P. Parks 1. Domestic Political Transition and Regional Spillover PART I 2. Early Adopters and Neighborhood Effects; Lisa Anderson 3. A Modest Transformation: Political Change in the Arab World after the 'Arab Spring'; Eva Bellin PART II: ECONOMIC CORRELATES OF POLITICAL MOBILIZATION 4. Political Economies of Transition; Clement Henry 5. Social Networks and Civil Society PART III 6. New Actors of the Revolution and the Political Transition in Tunisia; Mohamed Kerrou 7. Algeria and the Arab Uprisings; Robert P. Parks 8. The Plurality of Politics in Post-Revolutionary Iran; Arang Keshavarzian 9. Varieties of Political Islam PART IV 10. The Evolution of Islamist Movements; Fawaz Gerges 11. Islamic Capital and Democratic Deepening; Jang Ji-Hyang 12. Is the Turkish Model Relevant for the Middle East?; Kemal Kirisci 13. Protracted Violence in Syria and Libya PART V 14. Libya after the Civil War: The Legacy of the Past and Economic Reconstruction; Diederik Vandewalle 15. Syria, the Arab Uprisings, and the Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience; Bassam Haddad 16. Dilemmas of the United States PART VI 17. US Middle East Policy and the 'Arab Spring'; Michael C. Hudson 18. The Obama Administration's Middle East Policy: Changing Priorities; Uzi Rabi Epilogue; Clement Henry, Jang Ji-Hyang and Peter Lee Appendix 2011 Asan Middle East Conference: Question and Answer Sections Index