The Resource More freedom, less terror? : liberalization and political violence in the Arab world, Dalia Dassa Kaye ... [et al.]

More freedom, less terror? : liberalization and political violence in the Arab world, Dalia Dassa Kaye ... [et al.]

Label
More freedom, less terror? : liberalization and political violence in the Arab world
Title
More freedom, less terror?
Title remainder
liberalization and political violence in the Arab world
Statement of responsibility
Dalia Dassa Kaye ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A key tenet of U.S. foreign policy has been that promoting democracy reduces terrorism; however, scant empirical evidence links democracy to terrorism, positively or negatively. This study explores the relationship between the two by examining the effects of liberalization processes on political violence in six Arab cases
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
JQ1850.A91
LC item number
M67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kaye, Dalia Dassa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democratization
  • Political violence
  • Terrorism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Politik
  • Demokratisierung
  • Gewalt
  • Democratization
  • Political science
  • Political violence
  • Terrorism
  • Arab countries
  • Arabische Staaten
  • Arab countries
Label
More freedom, less terror? : liberalization and political violence in the Arab world, Dalia Dassa Kaye ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-195)
Contents
Preface -- Figures -- Table -- Summary -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- "Democracy" and terrorism in the Arab world: a framework for analysis -- Introduction -- Democracy in the Middle East: "liberalized autocracies" or genuine democratization? -- Understanding terrorism -- The democracy-terrorism debate -- Post 9/11 "draining the swamp" logic -- The democracy backlash -- Democracy-terrorism hypotheses -- Empirical application to the Arab world: case selection and methods -- Egypt -- Introduction -- Liberalization in the Mubarak era -- Trends in violent acitivity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Repression and destabilization -- Conclusion -- Jordan -- Liberalization trends -- Trends in voilent acitivity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Normative effects -- Institutional effects -- Legitimacy -- Conclusion -- Bahrain -- Introduction -- Liberalization trends -- Trends in violent activity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Perceptions of regime legitimacy -- Norms of tolerance and pluralism -- Institutional logic -- Conclusions and implications -- Saudi Arabia -- Introduction -- Liberalization trends -- Trends in violent activity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Regime legitimacy -- Normative and institutional effects: the municipal council elections -- Conclusion -- Algeria -- Trends in liberalization -- Trends in violent activity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Institutional effects -- Normative effects -- The effects of state actions on perceptions of regime legitimacy -- Summary and implications -- Morocco -- Introduction -- Trends in liberalization -- Trends in violent activity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Institutional effects -- Normative effects -- Legitimacy -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- Liberalization in the Arab world can both contain and exacerbate political violence -- Policy implications: a return to realism or realistic democracy promotion? -- Policy recommendations -- Bibliography
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxx, 195 p.
Isbn
9780833045089
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008031591
Other control number
2863298
Other physical details
col. ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)236143178
  • (OCoLC)ocn236143178
Label
More freedom, less terror? : liberalization and political violence in the Arab world, Dalia Dassa Kaye ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-195)
Contents
Preface -- Figures -- Table -- Summary -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- "Democracy" and terrorism in the Arab world: a framework for analysis -- Introduction -- Democracy in the Middle East: "liberalized autocracies" or genuine democratization? -- Understanding terrorism -- The democracy-terrorism debate -- Post 9/11 "draining the swamp" logic -- The democracy backlash -- Democracy-terrorism hypotheses -- Empirical application to the Arab world: case selection and methods -- Egypt -- Introduction -- Liberalization in the Mubarak era -- Trends in violent acitivity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Repression and destabilization -- Conclusion -- Jordan -- Liberalization trends -- Trends in voilent acitivity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Normative effects -- Institutional effects -- Legitimacy -- Conclusion -- Bahrain -- Introduction -- Liberalization trends -- Trends in violent activity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Perceptions of regime legitimacy -- Norms of tolerance and pluralism -- Institutional logic -- Conclusions and implications -- Saudi Arabia -- Introduction -- Liberalization trends -- Trends in violent activity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Regime legitimacy -- Normative and institutional effects: the municipal council elections -- Conclusion -- Algeria -- Trends in liberalization -- Trends in violent activity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Institutional effects -- Normative effects -- The effects of state actions on perceptions of regime legitimacy -- Summary and implications -- Morocco -- Introduction -- Trends in liberalization -- Trends in violent activity -- Comparing levels of freedom and terrorism -- Assessing effects -- Institutional effects -- Normative effects -- Legitimacy -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- Liberalization in the Arab world can both contain and exacerbate political violence -- Policy implications: a return to realism or realistic democracy promotion? -- Policy recommendations -- Bibliography
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxx, 195 p.
Isbn
9780833045089
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008031591
Other control number
2863298
Other physical details
col. ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)236143178
  • (OCoLC)ocn236143178

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