Democracy or authoritarianism : Islamist governments in Turkey, Egypt, and Tunisia / Sebnem Gumuscu.

Author
Gumüsçu, Sebnem, 1979- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2023.
  • ©2023
Description
x, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Summary note
"Tracing the evolution of Islamist political parties and their rise to power in Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia, Sebnem Gumuscu explains why some remained committed to democracy while others took an authoritarian turn. Drawing on extensive fieldwork in three countries, Gumuscu considers the impact of party affairs on incumbents' democratic commitments"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Modernization, inclusion, and power : explaining Islamist party(ies' democratic commitments) behavior
  • A theory of intra-party politics : resources and coalitions
  • The AKP's pivot from liberal democracy to electoral Islamism
  • Electoral Islamism and killing the dream of a democratic Muslim Brotherhood
  • Ennahda's path towards liberal Islamism
  • Conclusion.
ISBN
  • 9781009178235 (hardcover)
  • 1009178237 (hardcover)
LCCN
2022036228
OCLC
1340030053
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