This book addresses issues surrounding the evolution of the Arab Spring in North Africa. After a general introduction and explanation of the events on a region-wide basis, it turns to examine aspects of each of the countries concerned. The role of the Muslim Brotherhood during the Nasser regime and...
Published August 22nd 2014 by Routledge
Politics and Process
In the current climate of political extremism and violence, much attention has been directed towards "radicalisation" as the reasons behind such courses of action, along with a conviction that those who are radicalised represent an irrational deviation from the conventionally accepted norms of...
Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge
The Failed Revolution
Series: The Contemporary Middle East
In 1962, Algeria's independence appeared to the wider world to be the triumphant culmination of its own anti-colonial liberation and the epitome of the developing world's struggle for national independence. Thirty years later, these hopes and symbols seemed in ruins as a military-backed coup tore...
Published August 10th 2004 by Routledge
Building a Euro-Mediterranean Regional Community
The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership - the Barcelona Process - aims to create integration in the Mediterranean Basin so as to encourage economic development along the Southern rim. This volume takes a critical look at the problems faced by the Process and the likelihood of its success....
Published October 30th 2000 by Routledge
The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership
The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership Initiative, launched by the Barcelona Conference in 1995, is the most ambitious project to date directed at comprehensive prosperity and security in the Mediterranean region. Yet the assumptions on which it is based are untried and untested. This study seeks to...
Published February 28th 1999 by Routledge
Contributions to this book question the concept of the clash of cultures. The challenge to the West does not lie in the monolith of Islam turning aggressively outward to Europe and the US, but in the rivalries between regimes ruling over societies divided by an imbalance in wealth and power....
Published February 1st 1996 by Routledge