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The international dimension of the failed Algerian transition [electronic resource] : democracy betrayed? / Francesco Cavatorta.

Author/Creator:
Cavatorta, Francesco.
Publication:
Manchester, U.K. ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Series:
Perspectives on democratic practice (Manchester, England)
Perspectives on democratic practice
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Subjects:
Democracy -- Algeria.
World politics.
Algeria -- Politics and government -- 1962-1990.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The book builds an innovative theoretical framework, through which previously neglected international factors are brought into the analysis of transitions to democracy. The case of Algeria is then explored in great detail. This volume is an important contribution to the literature on democratization and provides an interesting analysis of Algerian politics during the last two decades. More specifically, the book examines how international variables influence the behaviour and activities of Algerian political actors. By bridging the comparative politics and international relations literatures,
Contents:
Introduction : Algeria's failed process of democratisation
Regime change and international variables
Explaining Algeria's transition : the international connection
The external context of the algerian transition
The external-internal linkages of the transition
Islamism and democracy : international perceptions
From partners to allies : the integration of authoritarian Algeria in the iternational system
Conclusion.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-206) and index.
ISBN:
1-78170-198-9
1-84779-277-4
OCLC:
818847329