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Authoritarianism in the Middle East

Before and After the Arab Uprisings

  • Jülide Karakoç

About this book


Through a unique collection of essays drawn from rich case studies, Authoritarianism in the Middle East provides important insights into the ongoing instabilities of the Middle East, and the authoritarianism and democratisation processes that have led to dramatic socio-political transformations.


Authoritarianism democratization Arab Spring Arab uprisings Middle East Kurds Policy revolution transformation

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  • Jülide Karakoç
    • 1
  1. 1.Gedik UniversityIstanbulTurkey

About the editors

Jülide Karakoç is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Gedik University, Istanbul. She received a MA in International Relations from Galatasaray University, and a PhD from Ankara University. Carrying out her postdoctoral research at Montreal University, she has authored scholarly articles in Middle Eastern Studies, Critique and Ethnic and Racial Studies.

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