EU Democracy Promotion and the Arab Spring: International Cooperation and Authoritarianism

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The author explores the practice and effects of the European Union's democracy promotion efforts vis-à-vis its authoritarian neighbours in the Middle East and North Africa. She argues that the same set of factors facilitated both international cooperation of authoritarian regimes on democracy promotion and their persistence during the Arab Spring.
Translated title of the contributionEU Demokratieförderung und der Arabische Frühling
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages242
ISBN (print)978-1-137-29851-5
ISBN (electronic)978-1-137-29852-2
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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