The Civic Culture of the Arab World: A Comparative Analysis Based on World Values Survey Data

@article{Tausch2016TheCC,
  title={The Civic Culture of the Arab World: A Comparative Analysis Based on World Values Survey Data},
  author={Arno Tausch},
  journal={Political Economy - Development: Political Institutions eJournal},
  year={2016}
}
  • Arno Tausch
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • Political Economy - Development: Political Institutions eJournal
This study attempts to estimate the development of civil society in the Arab World by using comparative opinion survey data based on the author’s evaluation of the World Values Survey. Certain basic assumptions of current Middle East studies are evaluated, which are also reflected in the Obama administration’s Presidential Research Directive 11. While the directive emphasizes the compatibility of “moderate Islamism” and “democracy,” the current study finds that “democracy and the market economy… Expand
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