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Libya

Hanspeter Mattes

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0029
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Libya follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, ... More


The Revolt Against the West and International Society

David Armstrong

in Revolution and World Order: The Revolutionary State in International Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198275282
eISBN:
9780191598739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198275285.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Second World War was followed by a new kind of challenge to international society from radical and revolutionary Third World states. Sukarno's Indonesia, Castro's Cuba, Mao's China, Gaddafi's ... More


Liberal Quotidian Practices of World Ordering

Kimberly Hutchings

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter enquires into liberalism and its alleged ethnocentrism and discrimination between liberal and illiberal practices and subjects. It asks how it is possible for liberal order to be both ... More


Eastern Approaches: Islam as a Minority Religion in Kenya

Charlotte A. Quinn and Frederick Quinn

in Pride, Faith and Fear: Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195063868
eISBN:
9780199834587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195063864.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

From earliest times, Muslims were a visible presence along the Indian Ocean of East Africa, coming from different locations in the Arabian Peninsula, North Africa, and elsewhere. Islam moved inland ... More


The Greater Middle East

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Despite the very great differences between Algeria, Jordan, Morocco, Turkey, Yemen, and other countries in the Middle East, each also represses expression deemed insulting to Islam. Algeria has been ... More


Looking Evil in the Eye/I: The Interminable Work of Forgiveness

Orna Ophir

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Picking up on the work of Melanie Klein and her followers, Ophir urges us to understand both love and forgiveness as life-long processes that can break the vicious cycle of violence and ... More


Defender of the Frontiers

Aidan Dodson

in Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the reign of Rameses III, perhaps the last truly great pharaoh. Though external conflict would mar the first several years of his reign Rameses III would later go on to start ... More


Unclear Physics: Why Iraq and Libya Failed to Build Nuclear Weapons

Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702785
eISBN:
9781501705908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702785.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Many authoritarian leaders want nuclear weapons, but few manage to acquire them. Autocrats seeking nuclear weapons fail in different ways and to varying degrees—Iraq almost managed it; Libya did not ... More


Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories from the Arab Revolutions

Asaad Al-Saleh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163187
eISBN:
9780231538589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163187.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Beginning ... More


Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Ibrahim Fraihat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

While toppling decades-old authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Libya, and Yemen took only months, rebuilding these states will likely take years. This book argues that to transition to sustainable ... More


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