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Tracking the “Arab Spring”: Why the Modest Harvest?
Tarek MasoudAndrew ReynoldsJason Brownlee
ISSUE DATE
October 2013
VOLUME 24
ISSUE 4
PAGE NUMBERS 29-44
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Popular uprisings have occurred only in some Arab states and in even fewer have authoritarian rulers been overthrown. What factors allow us to predict whether an authoritarian regime will be vulnerable?
SUBJECT
Arab Spring, Authoritarianism, Opposition movements
REGION
Middle East and North Africa
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