On Political Order and the 'Arab Spring'
13 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2016
Date Written: January 15, 2012
The article contends that the "Arab Spring" needs to be analyzed through three analytical frameworks - democratization, authoritarian adaptation/succession, and state-failure - and that all three are unfolding simultaneously in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Keywords: Arab Spring; Democratization; State Failure; Authoritarian Adaptation; Authoritarian Succession
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