The Arab Spring: An Essay on Revolution and Constitutionalism

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Approaching the concept of Islamic constitutionalism from a comparative perspective, this thought-provoking study by Antoni Abat i Ninet and Mark Tushnet uses traditional Western political theory as a lens to develop a framework for analyzing the events known as the ‘Arab Spring’. Writing with clarity and insight, the authors place Western and Arabic traditions into a constructive dialogue. They focus on whether we can develop a ‘theory of revolutions’ that helps us understand events occurring at divergent times at geographically separate locations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages281
ISBN (Print)978 1 78536 159 3
ISBN (Electronic)978 1 78536 160 9
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015
SeriesElgar Monographs in Constitutional and Administrative Law

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