Democratization and Development: New Political Strategies by Dietrich Jung

By Dietrich Jung

Investigating the political financial system of improvement and democracy within the center East, this e-book presents new perception into the results of exterior tasks for the aid of fine governance in Arab states, the effect of transnational Islamist networks on democratization within the heart East, and the position of recent satellite tv for pc broadcasting within the Arab international.

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Hourani, Albert (1983) Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age, 1798–1939, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Hudson, Michael (1985) The Precarious Republic. Political Modernization in Lebanon, Boulder: West View. WAR-MAKING AND STATE-MAKING IN THE MIDDLE EAST 29 Huntington, Samuel P. (1991) The Third Wave. Democratization in the Late Twentieth Century, Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press. Jackson, Robert H. (1990) Quasi-States: Sovereignty, International Relations, and the Third World, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

13 Under the impact of international norms and great power policies, Middle Eastern state formation was not able to operate by the same rules (Lustick, 1997). Thus, Tilly’s mechanism according to which protection rackets turn into state-like organizations does not apply to Middle Eastern state-building, one factor that explains the legitimacy deficit of many regional states. Moreover, the armed forces of these states have not lost 24 DIETRICH JUNG their praetorian character. In the Middle East, a comparable relationship between participation in armed conflict and the normative definition of citizenship, as Janowitz described for Europe, has therefore not developed.

For more detailed analyses of Kurdish history and society, see McDowall (1996). 12. For the modern history of Yemen, see the standard textbook by Dresch (2000), for the civil wars and the phase of decolonization, see Halliday (1974). 13. The only exception is the first Gulf War, in which, due to the specific international context, Iran and Iraq were engaged in a kind of warfare that resembled the European experience. However, this war was also contained by international forces in the sense that it could not spread in the region.

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