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Beyond the Civil War in Libya: Toward a New Ruling Bargain

Dirk Vandewalle

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Of all the Arab Spring's popular uprisings, Libya's rebellion against the regime of Mu'ammar al-Qaddafi stands as one of the most idiosyncratic and unexpected. This chapter focuses on how Libya's new ... More


Bahrain's Fractured Ruling Bargain: Political Mobilization, Regime Responses, and the New Sectarianism

Quinn Mecham

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the context of the Arab Spring, Bahrain's tenuous and controversial ruling bargain came under intense pressure and rapidly evolved into a high-stakes political standoff, punctuated by periods of ... More


The Rise and Fall of Ruling Bargainsin the Middle East

Mehran Kamrava (ed.)

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

By the 1990s and the 2000s, little of the original ruling bargain remained. All that needed to be done for the one-legged bargain to collapse—in fact for the whole basis of rule to crumble—was for ... More


Yemen and the Arab Spring

Thomas Juneau

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Instead of overhauling state-society relations, the Yemeni version of the Arab Spring is leading to more of the same: a perennially unstable country where elite factions dominate the political ... More


Introduction

Mehran Kamrava (ed.)

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There was something of a dress rehearsal “Arab Spring” in early 2005, after which a ruling bargain emerged between the governed and those governing aimed at consolidating state-society relationships ... More


Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Mehran Kamrava (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The 2011 Arab uprisings represented the collapse of old ruling bargains across the Arab world and the manifestation of demands for new premises of rule. The book is divided into two parts. The first ... More


Challenging the Trade Union, Reclaiming the Nation: The Politics of Labor Protest in Egypt, 2006–11

Marie Duboc

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the upsurge of labor action in Egypt since 2006. It analyzes the nature and demands of these protests, and examines what the notion of a “ruling bargain” has entailed for the ... More


The Persian Gulf Monarchies and the Arab Spring

Russell E. Lucas

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that in each of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, the ruling bargain has evolved but has not radically changed since the Arab Spring. It analyzes why GCC countries ... More


The Arab State And Social Contestation

Nadine Sika

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the similarities and differences in the Arab state formation process, which led to the different political outcomes in the post-uprisings era. Through focusing on three main ... More


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