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The International Dimensions of Democratization in Egypt by Gamal M. Selim download in ePub, pdf, iPad

Although these relational pressures were successful in creating a public space in Egypt, these did not lead to a genuine democratization process. The second chapter presents a literature review examining the conventional explanations of democratization processes in the Arab world, particularly in Egypt. On the other, the application of structural policies required a strong regime, which indirectly bolstered authoritarianism. Since the end of the Cold War, Egypt has undergone several failed attempts at democratization and political liberalization processes.

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Domestic sources of authoritarian resilience matter, of course. You are not currently authenticated. The political transformations in some Arab countries, Algeria and Iraq in particular, provided models of democratization associated with violence, mass killing, and sectarianism. But so, too, does international and regional dimensions.