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Inevitable democracy in the Arab world

Wissam S. Yafi

Inevitable democracy in the Arab world

new realities in an ancient land

by Wissam S. Yafi

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism,
  • Democracy,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Democracy,
  • Representative government and representation,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / General,
  • Democratization,
  • Political participation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWissam S. Yafi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1850.A91 Y34 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25132393M
    ISBN 109781137008022, 9781137008497
    LC Control Number2011049319

    It proves that the West, far from promoting democracy in the Middle East, strangled it at birth. This excellent and enlightening book ranks with Margaret Macmillan''s award-winning Paris Six Months That Changed the World as a ground-breaking work of both thorough scholarship and fine writing."   Democracy in the Arab world is also under attack from radical Islamists who are making a comeback as the so-called Islamic State or as the Salafis fighting in Libya alongside Khalifa Hifter (who.

    Inevitable democracy in the Arab world: new realities in an ancient land / by: Yafi, Wissam S., Published: () Beyond the facade: political reform in the Arab world / Published: (). Quite contrarily, Islam has been a grassroots voice for the Arab masses and seems to be among the most powerful forces pushing the region toward reform. Islam, as other world religions—including Christianity and Judaism—needs to be taken as an inevitable social underpinning that a democratic Arab world will find ways to accommodate.

    Indeed, Masri seems not to realize that his own experiences in the Arab world of the s and s undermine his glossy narrative of Tunisian exceptionalism. In the book’s opening pages, he tells us that modern Tunis reminds him of “a city like Amman about three or four decades ago when modernity abounded” (p. xxviii). Search for the book on E-ZBorrow. E-ZBorrow is the easiest and fastest way to get the book you want (ebooks unavailable). Use ILLiad for articles and chapter scans. Make an ILLIAD request. If your book is not available on E-ZBorrow, you can request it through ILLiad (ebooks unavailable). You can also use ILLiad to request chapter scans and.


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Yafi argues that there are four dynamics leading to inevitable change in the Arab region: geopolitical, geoeconomic, geosocial, and technological. Yafi comes to the conclusion that no system will be able to support the dynamics in place except for democracy. Wissam S.

Yafi argues that there are four dynamics leading to inevitable change in the Arab region: geopolitical, geoeconomic, geosocial, and technological. Yafi comes to the conclusion that no system will be able to support the dynamics in place except for democracy.

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Yafi. The Arab Spring has created new realities in the Middle East and has spurred much speculation as to what the future holds for the Arab world. At a regional book launch event hosted by the Carnegie Middle East Center, Wissam Yafi, a technologist and international development expert, presented the key hypothesis of his upcoming book, Inevitable Democracy in the Arab World.

“This wonderfully readable book tells a grim story about the subversion of democracy in the Arab world. Drawing on an unusually wide range of sources, Elizabeth Thompson shows how the colonial powers systematically undermined not only Arab independence, but also the liberal-Islamist democratic synthesis that emerged from World War I in Syria.

“This wonderfully readable book tells a grim story about the subversion of democracy in the Arab world. Drawing on an unusually wide range of sources, Elizabeth Thompson shows how the colonial powers systematically undermined not only Arab independence, but also the liberal-Islamist democratic synthesis that emerged from World War I in s: 9.

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On Rep. King’s hearings, al-Qaeda and Arab unrest, and sundry questions March 9, ; More on ‘inevitable’ democracy in the Arab world March 5, ; Why the Mideast revolts will help al-Qaeda March 4, ; The ‘new’ Arab world through the Marx Brothers’ eyes Febru ; Egypt, Osama, and George Washington Febru   Four dynamics are leading to change in the Arab world: geo-economic, geo-social, geo-political, and technological.

And with few exceptions, no political system will. Democracy in the Arab World. Explaining the deficit. Edited by Samir Makdisi and Ibrahim Elbadawi “Democracy in the Arab World is a welcome contribution to the literature examining the democracy deficit in the region.

Unlike other studies that deal with democratization, the book zeroes in on the major drivers behind the democracy deficit. 'The book provides ample amounts of data and thorough economic analyses which caters to the cross-country study of the relationship between democracy and the Arab world in general and with respect to specific countries like Tunisia, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Kuwait and Sudan.

Feldman’s book is a reflection on the Arab Spring and, as its title suggests, its disastrous ending. “The Arab Winter” is not a history. Rather, it is an argument, in the best sense of that. By Jim Miles (How the West Stole Democracy From the Arabs. Elizabeth F.

Thomson. Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, ) Having just read The War That Ended Peace, the title “How the West Stole Democracy From the Arabs” appeared as an intriguing and fortuitous follow up. Its subtitle describes its more narrow focus: The Syrian-Arab Congress of and the Destruction of Its.

Work Cited Yafi, Wissam S. Inevitable Democracy in the Arab World: New Realities in an Ancient Land. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Internet resource. 2 Pages ( words) Essay.

The primary audience for the book is the public rather than policy makers although they can also benefit from it from a professional perspective.

Robert Kagan’s new book, The World the efficacy of Muslim democracy. He writes: The inevitable victory of Islamist parties in some Arab.

When “Arab spring” started to influence various countries in Middle East and North Africa with domino effect inLibya was one of these countries. There were uprisings in the regions because of the bad economic conditions, lack of the democracy, human rights, and people’s demand for democracy .In The Arab Winter, Noah Feldman argues that the Arab Spring was nevertheless not an unmitigated failure, much less an inevitable one.

Rather, it was a noble, tragic series of events in which, for the first time in recent Middle Eastern history, Arabic-speaking peoples took free, collective political action as they sought to achieve self.Download Citation | Myths and Misconceptions of Arab Democracy | In the winter ofI was attending an event at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Writer Thomas Friedman.