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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


Introduction

Ibrahim Fraihat

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the inherent complexity of the transition process that follows regime change. It finds that polarization can stem from pre-regime issues, repression of the now-defunct regime, ... More


Yemen

Ibrahim Fraihat

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 2 describes the issues Yemen’s transition is facing. It recounts the 2011 uprising and Saleh’s eventual abdication after 33 years in power as part of a Gulf Cooperation Council-backed ... More


Libya

Ibrahim Fraihat

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 1 focuses on Libya’s transition following the eight-month revolution against Colonel Muammar Qaddafi in 2011 that ended his 42-year reign. It finds that Libya has since been plagued by ... More


‘One Rwanda For All Rwandans’: (Un)covering the Twa in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Meghan Laws, Richard Ntakirutimana, and Bennett Collins

in Rwanda Since 1994: Stories of Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941992
eISBN:
9781789623611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941992.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The leading academic literature on Rwanda tends to focus on the Hutu-Tutsi dichotomy, either directly or indirectly, thus resigning the historical narratives of the Twa to a footnote, permanently ... More


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