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Regime Politics and Rivalry

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the much-debated question of conflict and democratization. It argues that over its first quarter-century the Armenian-Azerbaijani rivalry was sustained by the interactions of ... More


The ‘Democratisation of History’ and Generational Change1

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter returns to the theme of memory which was explored in Chapter 3. This time, however, the focus is on ground-level perceptions of history and collective memory-myths. Data is analysed from ... More


The Arab Spring changes under the prism of international relations theory

Rafael Bustos

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter analyses what the political transformations following the Arab Spring mean from the perspective of different International Relations theories: neo-realism, institutionalism, social ... More


Successful and failed transitions to democracy

Inmaculada Szmolka

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter studies the democratic transitions following the fall of the authoritarian rulers in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. The chapter shows that the only successful democratisation occurred ... More


Conclusion: The Rise of Islamic Political Movements and Parties

Esen Kirdiş

in The Rise of Islamic Political Movements and Parties: Morocco, Turkey and Jordan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450676
eISBN:
9781474464840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450676.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The last chapter asks how the decision regarding participation versus non-participation in the party system contributed to Islamic movement differentiation, what this decision meant for the political ... More


Democratisation and Reining in Radical Republicanism

Matthew Whiting

in Sinn Féin and the IRA: From Revolution to Moderation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420549
eISBN:
9781474445146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420549.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Radical groups often agree to trade in their revolutionary ways in return for democratic reforms which give them a greater stake in power or increased opportunities to gain power. As part of the ... More


Levitsky and Way and Competitive Authoritarianism: Leverage, Linkage and Organisational Power

J.N.C. Hill

in Democratisation in the Maghreb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408974
eISBN:
9781474427067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408974.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter charts and explains Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way’s celebrated model for explaining regime transition. It is divided into four sections. The first provides an overview of the dimensions ... More


Tunisia

J.N.C. Hill

in Democratisation in the Maghreb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408974
eISBN:
9781474427067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408974.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Drawing on Levitsky and Way’s model, this chapter offers a sophisticated assessment of Tunisia’s political liberalisation. Of all the region’s countries, it alone emerged from the Arab Spring ... More


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