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By Joseph Sassoon

by means of interpreting the process of authoritarianism in 8 Arab republics, Joseph Sassoon portrays lifestyles less than those regimes and explores the mechanisms underpinning their resilience. How did the management in those international locations create such enduring platforms? What was once the commercial process that lengthy the regimes' durability, yet at the same time ended in their cave in? Why did those doubtless good regimes start to falter? This e-book seeks to reply to those questions through the use of the Iraqi records and memoirs of these who have been embedded in those republics: political leaders, ministers, generals, safeguard enterprise chiefs, occasion contributors, and enterprise humans. Taking a thematic strategy, the ebook starts in 1952 with the Egyptian Revolution and ends with the Arab uprisings of 2011. It seeks to deepen our knowing of the authoritarianism and coercive platforms that prevailed in those international locations and the tough means of transition from authoritarianism that begun after 2011.

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