Civil Society and Political Change in Morocco
Routledge – 2007 – 240 pages
Taking Morocco as its focus, this book looks at the political change in the country since 1990. It places particular emphasis on key topics, such as civil society, human rights and reform, as vital issues for understanding the developments in the contemporary Middle East.
1. Introduction 2. Civil Society in Morocco Literature Survey 3. Civil Society and Public Sphere Under the ‘Old System’ (~1574- 1984) 4. The Pressure for Public Space (1985-1993) 5. The Consolidation and Mobilisation of Civil Society Under the ‘New System’ (1993-2002) 6. The State’s Discursive and Strategic Reactions 7. Summary and Conclusion - Civil Society, Hegemony and the Public Sphere in Morocco
James N. Sater is Assistant Professor at Al Akhawayn University, Morocco