Yemen's Democracy Experiment in Regional Perspective (Hardcover)

Patronage and Pluralized Authoritarianism

By S. Phillips

Palgrave MacMillan, 9780230609006, 241pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008

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This study examines the nature of changes to Yemen's power structures, political dynamics and institutions since the intention to democratize was announced in 1990 paying particular attention to the role of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

About the Author

SARAH PHILLIPS received her Ph.D. from the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, Australian National University, in 2007. She spent over a year conducting fieldwork in Yemen for her dissertation on processes of political reform and now works with the National Democratic Institute in Yemen.