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Author Jamal, Amaney A., 1970-

Title Barriers to democracy : the other side of social capital in Palestine and the Arab world / Amaney A. Jamal
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 173 pages)
Contents Introduction: Democratic outcomes and associational life -- Associational life in the centralized authoritarian context of the West Bank -- The polarization of Palestinian associational life -- Trust, engagement, and democracy -- Beyond Palestine : Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt -- Conclusion: Toward a theory of democratic citizenship in state-centralized nations -- Appendix A: Survey questions and coding of associational members -- Appendix B: Survey questions and coding of general Palestinian population -- Appendix C: Survey questions and coding of general Moroccan population (World Values Survey Questions)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Associations, institutions, etc. -- Arab countries.
Associations, institutions, etc. -- West Bank.
Authoritarianism -- Arab countries.
Authoritarianism -- West Bank.
Civil society -- Arab countries.
Civil society -- West Bank.
Political participation -- Arab countries.
Political participation -- West Bank.
Social capital (Sociology) -- Arab countries.
Social capital (Sociology) -- West Bank.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400830508 (electronic bk.)
9781400830503 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)