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The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?

Francesco Cavatorta


This book builds a theoretical framework through which previously neglected international factors are brought into the analyses of transitions to democracy. It then explores the case of Algeria. It contributes to the literature on democratisation and provides an analysis of Algerian politics during the last two decades. More specifically, it examines how international variables influence the behaviour and activities of Algerian political actors. By bridging the comparative politics and international relations literature, the book offers a new understanding of the initiation, development and ou ... More

Keywords: transitions to democracy, Algeria, democratisation, politics, international relations, Islamic Salvation Front, authoritarian rule, war on terror

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780719076169
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719076169.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Francesco Cavatorta, author