Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 July 2014

224 Pages | 1 b&w line art

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748692712

Bookseller Code (06)

The Transition Towards Revolution and Reform

The Arab Spring Realised?

First Edition

Sonia L. Alianak

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Uses four case studies: Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco and Jordan
  • Explores the differences between revolution in republics and reform in monarchies in the Arab world following the Arab Spring
  • Explains the reforms in Morocco and Jordan in an innovative way that shows how the leaders used religion to survive
  • Takes a creative approach to analysing revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, which can also be applied to other revolutions in the Middle East
  • Helps you to understand the trends in the electoral victories of moderate Islamist parties in the transition toward democracy following the Arab Spring

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