Islamism, Arab Spring, and the Future of Democracy

  title={Islamism, Arab Spring, and the Future of Democracy},
  author={Leonid Grinin and Andrey V. Korotayev and Arno Tausch},
  journal={Perspectives on Development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region},

Arab MENA States and Value Change: What Happens When Economic Globalization Is More Rapid Than Cultural Globalization

  • H. SolomonArno Tausch
  • Economics
    Arab MENA Countries: Vulnerabilities and Constraints Against Democracy on the Eve of the Global COVID-19 Crisis
  • 2020
This chapter attempts to close a gap in the recent literature on Arab MENA countries economic development: how globalization affected human values in this part of the world. First, we assess the

Global Trends and Forecasts of the 21st Century

It is shown that measures taken against the COVID-19 can significantly accelerate the development of social self-regulating systems, which will become one of the important parts of the Cybernetic revolution.

Setting the Scene

  • H. SolomonArno Tausch
  • Political Science
    Arab MENA Countries: Vulnerabilities and Constraints Against Democracy on the Eve of the Global COVID-19 Crisis
  • 2020
The MENA region is characterized by numerous crises. These range from the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping through the region to religious fundamentalism, violent sectarianism, vast economic discrepancies,

Whither Democracy in Palestine? Palestinian Public Opinion Surveys towards Democracy, 1997–2016

This article examines the extent of Palestinian public support for democracy through the time period from 1997 to 2016. The analysis is based on data collected from five public surveys launched in

‘Arab Spring’ and Its Destabilizing Effects on the World

These revolutions in the Arab world were made possible by the generation bulge of unemployed young men and women. There were other factors such as ineffective political systems based on corruption,

The Global Terrorist Threat in the Sahel and the Origins of Terrorism in Burkina Faso

The article examines the reasons for the increasing terrorist activity in Burkina Faso after the revolution in 2014. For decades, the Sahel has been one of the most unstable regions in Africa and the

Long-Wave Dynamics Research in Historical and Theoretical Aspects

The fifth issue of the Yearbook ‘Kondratieff Waves’ has the subtitle ‘His-torical and Theoretical Aspects’. Its papers cover some interesting aspects of long-wave dynamics both in historical trends

Urbanization, the Youth, and Protest: A Cross-National Analysis

Demographic changes associated with the transformation from traditional to advanced economies are the basis for many of today’s theories of violent and non-violent protest formation. Both levels of

Islamic Factor In Arab Countries And Its Role In Morocco And Jordan

Nowadays the role and place of Islam in both social and political life of the Near East and Middle East countries and the Islamization of society as a whole have become particularly acute. The