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Introduction : le « Printemps arabe » et ses suites dans la péninsule Arabique

Abstract : Introduction: The Arab Spring in the Arabian Peninsula and its aftermath
In the Arabian Peninsula, mobilizations in 2011 against authoritarian rulers took various shapes and followed different rationales. For that matter, Yemen, Bahrain and Oman, where mass-mobilizations took place, are very different from Qatar and the United Arab Emirates where only a small segment of intellectuals demanded reforms. Contestation also met with varying levels of success. As such, Yemen, where President ‘Alī ‘Abdallāh Ṣāliḥ was forced to resign, is again different from Bahrain where repression apparently preserved the so-called “stability (istiqrār)” of the country. Hence, a comparative analysis at the sub-regional level adds to the assessment that monarchies and resource-rich states were better equipped than republics to deal with protest.1 However, regardless of their initial success, these mobilizations triggered long-term processes of change everywhere and at various levels of the social and political order...
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Laurent Bonnefoy, Laurence Louer. Introduction : le « Printemps arabe » et ses suites dans la péninsule Arabique. Arabian Humanities, 2015, pp.10.4000/cy.2872. ⟨hal-03459962⟩



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