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Published: 21 May 2020 (Estimated)

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780190093235

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Delta Democracy

Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt and Beyond

Catherine E. Herrold

  • Presents original ethnographic research in Egypt that spans seven years around the Arab Spring uprisings
  • Includes in-depth interviews with Egyptian civil society leaders and direct observations of civil society organizations' activities
  • Reveals Egyptians' understandings of democracy and how local organizations worked to promote democracy
  • Offers new theoretical insights into how civil society organizations promote democracy under autocracy
  • Provides concrete policy recommendations for the reform of U.S. democracy aid