Authoritarianism and Democracy in Muslim Countries: Rentier States and Regional Diffusion
AHMET T. KURU analyses why most of 49 Muslim-majority countries, especially those in MENA and Central Asia, are authoritarian. He challenges explanations that point to Islam, the absence of secularism, patriarchy, and Arab exceptionalism as causes. He argues that the combined effects of rentier states and regional diffusion lead to disproportionate authoritarianism in these countries.
When Victory Is Not an Option: Islamist Movements in Arab Politics, Nathan J. Brown Reviewed by AHMET T. KURU
Islamism, Democracy, and Liberalism in Turkey: The Case of the AKP, Ergun Özbudun and William Hale ; Democratization and the Politics of Constitution Making in Turkey, Ergun Özbudun and Ömer Faruk Gençkaya Reviewed by AHMET T. KURU
Join the Academy of Political Science and automatically receive Political Science Quarterly.
Strengths and Weaknesses in U.S. Elections
Publishing since 1886, PSQ is the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal with distinguished contributors such as: Lisa Anderson, Robert A. Dahl, Samuel P. Huntington, Robert Jervis, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Theda Skocpol, Woodrow Wilsonview additional issues
CONTINUING ISSUES IN U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY
Articles | Book reviews
The Academy of Political Science, promotes objective, scholarly analyses of political, social, and economic issues. Through its conferences and publications APS provides analysis and insight into both domestic and foreign policy issues.
With neither an ideological nor a partisan bias, PSQ looks at facts and analyzes data objectively to help readers understand what is really going on in national and world affairs.