Rev. Middle East Stud. volume 53, issue 2, P306-320 2019 DOI: 10.1017/rms.2019.54 View full text
Sabina Henneberg

Abstract: AbstractThis article examines changes in Tunisian political and societal life that allowed the country's second attempt at political opening (beginning in 2011) to introduce deeper, more long-lasting changes in its political system as compared to the first attempt (beginning in 1987).1 The article argues that three such changes in particular—the increased role of regime moderates; the development of a network of civil society groups and political activists; and the use of inclusion, negotiation, and consensus—…

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