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Can an Indonesian model work in the Middle East?

Carnegie, Paul J. (2013) Can an Indonesian model work in the Middle East? Middle East Quarterly, 20 (3). pp. 59-67. ISSN 1073-9467

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Since the downfall of long reigning President Suharto in May 1998, Indonesia has successfully, if not always without difficulty, transitioned from authoritarian rule to a functioning democracy. Earlier concerns over Islamist ascendancy have proved largely unfounded, and a diversity of Islamic political expression is accommodated within the framework of democratic electoral politics.[1] How was this development possible in the world's most populous Muslim country, and can it serve as a template for the ongoing transitions in the Middle East?

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Government, Development and International Affairs
Depositing User: Repo Editor
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2016 23:36
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2016 23:36

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