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The Struggle for Meanings and Power in Tunisia after the Revolution

Abstract : In light of the chaotic and current situation in Egypt, Libya, Syria and Yemen, international observers consider the Tunisian experience to be the reference model of political change in the region. In spite of assassinations, tensions and conflicts that emerged within and outside of its Parliament, Tunisia managed to free public speech, to create a pluralist political arena and to obtain a democratic constitution adopted by the National Constituent Assembly. This second transitional phase resulted in the upholding of parliamentarian and presidential elections. Glowing reports of the international community and local self-triumph put aside, the Tunisian trajectory should be scrutinized in order to go beyond simplistic interpretations of the dynamics at work...
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Nadia Marzouki, Hamza Meddeb. The Struggle for Meanings and Power in Tunisia after the Revolution. Middle East Law and Governance , 2016, 8 (2-3), pp.119 - 130. ⟨10.1163/18763375-00802001⟩. ⟨hal-03459452⟩



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