The Arab uprisings and the return of repression

  title={The Arab uprisings and the return of repression},
  author={Maria Josua and Mirjam Edel},
  journal={Mediterranean Politics},
  pages={586 - 611}
ABSTRACT The Arab uprisings of 2011 led to a reassessment of comparative politics research on authoritarianism in the Middle East and North Africa. The Arab region made its way from area studies into mainstream comparative politics, and research foci have shifted towards civil-military relations and repression. Ten years later, we observe higher levels of repression across the region, reflecting a diversity of repressive trends. Advocating comprehensive research on this variation, we review… Expand
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