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Democratization in Morocco

the political elite and struggles for power in the post-independence state

by Lise Storm

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Morocco,
  • Democratization -- Morocco,
  • Elite (Social sciences) -- Morocco,
  • Power (Social sciences) -- Morocco,
  • Morocco -- Politics and government -- 1999-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLise Storm.
    SeriesRoutledge studies in Middle Eastern politics -- 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ3949.A15 S86 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16291704M
    ISBN 100415443695, 0203934911
    ISBN 109780415443692, 9780203934913
    LC Control Number2007017240

    Democratization in Morocco: Political Transition of a North African Kingdom By Moshe Gershovich The Middle East Institute Policy Brief No. 7 February Executive Summary Since the early s Morocco has embarked on a political process of “de-mocratization,” which involves the integration of hitherto opposition parties. 'This book is original and timely. It is truly brilliant in many ways. I think it has almost everything a modern book on democratization in the Middle East and North Africa should have – a reliance on Levitsky and Wayne’s model, openness to new approaches of democratization processes, and an understanding of the stumbling blocks facing democracy in North Africa and beyond.

    Morocco is a political exception in North Africa and in the wider Arab world. Resting only a few kilometers away from the Rock of Gibraltar, it. The European Union & Democratization book. Reluctant States. The European Union & Democratization. DOI link for The European Union & Democratization. The European Union & Democratization by: 1. Although the timing and fervor of the unrest in Egypt over the past several weeks has come as a surprise to many, the underlying causes of the unrest do not come as a surprise. While the removal of President Hosni Mubarak signifies the achievement of the demonstrators' main demand, merely substituting the president or cabinet will not make Egypt more democratic, nor Author: Jameson Boex.

    Politics of Morocco take place in a framework of a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister of Morocco is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of parliament, the Assembly of Representatives of Morocco . Three years after the first mass protests of the Arab Spring, senior scholars weigh in on how democracy is faring. Beginning in December , a series of uprisings swept the Arab world, toppling four longtime leaders and creating an apparent political opening in a region long impervious to the "third wave" of democratization.


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Morocco’s road towards greater democratization remains a project in the making. On the one hand, the climate of greater freedom of speech and accountability on the part of officials is unmistakable, as is the sobering recognition of the enormity of the task ahead.

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Western policymakers would do well to pay more attention to Morocco as an example of successful democratization and moderation efforts in the Arab world, and as a reliable partner for the West. Democratization in Morocco Democratization in Moroccoexplores the political games of the Moroccan democratization process in the period from independence in until By combining a great degree of political theory with empirical material on Morocco, the book sets out not only to analyse the strategies and actions of the various polit.

Democratization, process through which a political regime becomes explosive spread of democracy around the world beginning in the midth century radically transformed the international political landscape from one in which democracies were the exception to one in which they were the rule.

The increased interest in democratization among academics, policy. Interview by Cole Stangler. In spite of its liberal image abroad, Morocco tolerates little dissent at home.

On J fifty-two activists tied to recent protests in the state’s northern Rif region were sentenced to prison terms. Those convicted included the leader of the so-called Al-Hirak movement — Nasser Zefzafi, handed a twenty-year sentence for “plotting to attack.

Northern Morocco, particularly the region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima, has historically been an area where disenfranchised youth have been recruited into violent extremist activities.

This area of Morocco suffers from high rates of illiteracy, school dropout and unemployment, and is known as a breeding ground for transnational terrorist networks. The Hardcover of the Democratization by Jean Grugel at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

The International Context of Morocco's Stalled Democratization - Francesco Cavatorta Customer Reviews. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&: Jean Grugel. Morocco has for a decade engaged in an increasing process of democratization. Though the state has ceased to interfere in the electoral process, turnout remains very low in urban centers.

Report The “Democratization” Process in Morocco: Progress, Obstacles and the Impact of the Islamist-Secularist Divide Maâti Monjib Friday, Aug Author: Maâti Monjib. Democratization and the process of political reform is a critical issue in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa.

This book looks at the situation in Morocco and examines the role of the monarchy and the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Islamic and secular/liberal groupings campaigning to shape the local politics and society.

Get this from a library. Democratization in Morocco: the political elite and struggles for power in the post-independence state. [Lise Storm] -- This book explores the political games of the Moroccan democratization process in the period from independence in until The purpose of the book is not only to analyze the strategies and.

Morocco has often been hailed as a model for democratic reform in an otherwise authoritarian region. In order to understand better the progress Morocco has undergone since the Start Date: Book Description.

This volume explores the issues and debates surrounding the ongoing processes of democratization in sub-Saharan Africa, illuminating the central dynamics characterizing Africa’s democratic experiments, and considering the connections between democratization and economic, social, and cultural developments on the continent.

This book explores the political games of the Moroccan democratization process in the period from independence in until By combining a great degree of political theory with empirical material on Morocco, it analyzes the strategies and actions of. This book explores the political games of the Moroccan democratization process in the period from independence in until By combining a great degree of political theory with empirical material on Morocco, it analyzes the strategies and actions of the various political actors and evaluates the level of democracy present in the country after the adoption of new Author: Lise Storm.

As this book goes to press the news in coming in of a massive terrorist attack on New York and Washington, DC. This is a very different script from the dramas of democratization discussed in Chapter 2, but it may well prove a further confirmation of Arendt's thesis.

This book is based on workshops held in Benin, Ethiopia, and Namibia to better understand the dynamics of contemporary democratic movements in Africa.

Key issues in the democratization process range from its institutional and political requirements to specific problems such as ethnic conflict, corruption, and role of donors in promoting democracy.

Marc F. Plattner, Larry Diamond, Daniel Brumberg, Hillel Fradkin, and Tarek Masoud participate in a panel discussion celebrating the publication of "Democratization and Authoritarianism in the.

Local Politics in Jordan and Morocco argues that decentralization is a tactic authoritarian regimes employ based on their coalition strategies to expand their base of support and strengthen patron-client ties. Clark analyzes the opportunities that decentralization presents to local actors to pursue their interests and lays out how municipal.Morocco is a little like Costa Rica during the Cold War—a calm, friendly, stable, sane, peaceable, and essentially civilized oasis in a region that has known precious little of those things.

The Moroccan model works, but it isn’t exportable.