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Democratization And The Islamist Challenge In The Arab World

ISBN 9780367160142
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
188 Pages

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Book Description

The rise of Islamic movements in the Arab world over the last decade coincided with a move toward democratization throughout the region, yet after hopeful early signs, progress toward democratization has stalled or has even been reversed in all but a few countries. This book explores the linkages between the move to democratize and the Islamist cha

Table of Contents

Preface -- Charting Democracy in the Arab World -- Studying Democratization in the Arab World -- Identity and Democracy: A History -- Democratization and Islamic Resurgence -- Islamists and Democracy: The Intersection -- The Islamist Challenge -- The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion: Two Case Studies -- Egypt: Coercion and Containment -- Jordan: A Case of Inclusion -- Conclusions -- Conclusions and Prospects

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Najib Ghadbian is a research analyst for the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research in Abu Dhabi.