Syria: Revolution from Above

Pub. Date: 2001-06-21
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
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This study examines the development of the Syrian state under thirty-five years of military-Ba'thist rule, particularly under President Hafiz al-Asad. It analyzes how the Ba'th's 'revolution from above' transformed Syria's socio-political terrain.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Conceptualizing the Syrian Ba'th State
The Formation of Modern Syria
The Ba'th Revolution (1963-1970)
Power and Politics under Asad
State-Society Relations under Asad
The Political Economy of Development
Syrian Foreign Policy
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