DOI:​10.1163/18763375-00701009
Corpus ID: 143808571
From Dynamic Events to Deep Causes: Outcomes and Explanations of the Arab Spring
A. Reynolds, Jason Brownlee, T. Masoud
Published 2015
Sociology

Middle East Law and Governance
Attempting to understand the complexities of the Arab Spring is a challenge both methodologically and evidentially. Over a three year period we evolved a problem-driven attempt at theory building and… Expand
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From Dynamic Events to Deep Causes: Outcomes and Explanations of the Arab Spring
Middle E L & Governance
2015
From Dynamic Events to Deep Causes: Outcomes and Explanations of the Arab Spring.
Middle East Law and Governance,
2015
From dynamic events to deep causes: Outcomes and explanations of the arab spring
Middle East Law and Governance,
2015
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