The Transformation of the Arab World
Title: The Transformation of the Arab World
Author: ROY, Olivier
Citation: Journal of Democracy, 2012, 23, 3, 5-18
Something irreversible happened in the Arab Spring. Whatever ups and downs may follow, we are witnessing the beginning of a process by which democratization is becoming rooted in Arab societies.The article explores the paradoxical relationship between the "re-Islamization" of the region and the simultaneous emergence of "political secularism."
Type of Access: openAccess