1st Edition

State And Society In Algeria

By John P Entelis, Phillip C Naylor Copyright 1993
    320 Pages
    by Routledge

    307 Pages
    by Routledge

    This study provides a systematic analysis of the changing character of state-society relations during Algeria's critical transitional stage of development from agricultural society to modern industrialized nation. Paying special attention to processes of democratization, the contributors explain the decline in the 1980s of a dominant, authoritarian

    Preface -- Introduction: State and Society in Transition -- Transition to Democracy in Algeria -- Privatization and Democratization in Algeria -- Algeria and the Politics of Energy-Based Industrialization -- Economic Liberalization in the 1980s: Algeria in Comparative Perspective -- Agricultural Policies and the Growing Food Security Crisis -- Algerian Women Since Independence -- Islamism and Feminism: Algeria's "Rites of Passage" to Democracy -- French-Algerian Relations, 1980-1990 -- Algerian Foreign Policy in Transition


    John P. Entelis is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Middle East Studies Program at Fordham University. His previous books include State and Society in Algeria, Pluralism and Party Transformation in Lebanon and Islam, Democracy and the State in North Africa.