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Title More freedom, less terror? : liberalization and political violence in the Arab world / Dalia Dassa Kaye ... [et al.]
Imprint Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corporation, c2008

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Descript xxx, 195 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Contents "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
Note "MG-772-RC"--P. [4] cover
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-195)
Subject Democratization -- Arab countries -- Case studies
Political violence -- Arab countries -- Case studies
Terrorism -- Arab countries
Arab countries -- Politics and government
Alt Author Kaye, Dalia Dassa
ISBN/ISSN 9780833045089 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0833045083 (pbk. : alk. paper)


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