Adaptable autocrats : regime power in Egypt and Syria / Joshua Stacher

Author(s): Stacher, Joshua, 1975- author
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Subjects: Dictatorship--Egypt
Dictatorship--Syria
Authoritarianism--Egypt
Authoritarianism--Syria
Comparative government
Egypt--Politics and government--1981-
Syria--Politics and government--2000-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012]
Series: Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
LC Classification: D, DT
Physical Description: xiv, 221 pages ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2012002768
ISBN: 9780804780629 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0804780625 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780804780636 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0804780633 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-218) and index
Contents: Debating authoritarianism -- The origins of executive authority -- Adaptation and elite co-optation -- Adaptation and nonelite co-optation -- The 2011 uprisings and the future of autocratic adaptation
OCLC Number: 764360957
ISBN/ISSN: 9780804780629
0804780625
9780804780636
0804780633