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Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Inmaculada Szmolka


The aim of the book is to closely study regime responses and the principal transformations that have occurred in the MENA countries and in the region overall as a result of the Arab Spring, with the purpose of assessing whether the nature of power and power relations has changed since 2011.Thus, this book analyses comparatively the consequences of the political changes that have taken place following the Arab Spring in MENA countries, not only at national level (within political regimes), but also at regional and international level (the MENA region and western policies towards MENA countries) ... More

Keywords: Political change, MENA countries, Arab Spring and Post-Arab Spring, Political Parties, Elections, Constitutional reforms, Civil society, Political rights and freedoms, Regional powers, International security

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474415286
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Inmaculada Szmolka, editor
University of Granada

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Part I

Part II

Chapter 4 Elections and electoral integrity

Guadalupe Martínez-Fuentes

Chapter 5 Constitutional reform processes

Ewa K. Strzelecka and María Angustias Parejo

Chapter 7 Good governance in MENA countries

Raquel Ojeda and Francesco Cavatorta

Chapter 8 Civil society and social movements

Carmelo Pérez-Beltrán and Ignacio Álvarez-Ossorio1

Chapter 10 Media and media freedom

Javier García-Marín

Part III

Part IV

Chapter 16 Political liberalisation processes

Inmaculada Szmolka and Irene Fernández-Molina

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