Institutions and the Politics of Survival in Jordan: Domestic Responses to External Challenges, 1988-2001
SUNY Press, 2012 - 201 стор.
Weaving together accounts of historical developments, cultural elements, economic factors, and regional and international dynamics, Russell E. Lucas explores how the monarchy in Jordan survived economic crisis and regional political instability during the 1990s. Lucas analyzes the factors behind the successful liberalization and deliberalization of laws regulating political parties, the parliament, and the press that helped preserve the monarchy. These institutional survival strategies co-opted the opposition, kept it divided, and reinforced the unity of the regime’s coalition of supporters. The author also compares survival strategies in Jordan with those of Morocco, Kuwait, Iran, and Egypt to explain the surprising durability of authoritarian regimes in the Middle East.
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1 INSTITUTIONS AND THE POLITICS OF SURVIVAL
3 ECONOMIC CRISIS AND POLITICAL LIBERALIZATION
4 INSTITUTIONALIZING POLITICAL LIBERALIZATION
5 MANAGING PEACE AND ITS DISCONTENTS
6 NORMALIZATION AND STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT
7 PRESS RESTRICTIONS AND THE 1997 ELECTIONS
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Institutions and the Politics of Survival in Jordan: Domestic Responses to ...
Russell E. Lucas
Обмежений попередній перегляд - 2006
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