CIVILIZATIONAL ASPECT OF CIVIL SOCIETY FORMATION IN ARAB COUNTRIES
A. R. SHISHKINA National Research University Higher School of Economics Keywords: Arab Spring, protests, civil society, opposition, social identity A series of mass protests in Arab countries that began in 2011 drew particular attention to the role of civil society and social movements in democratic transit processes. It is associated with the beginning of protests and mass demonstrations that ultimately led to regime change in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, stimulated significant reforms in many countries, and provoked significant international tensions around, for example, the situation in Syria. Nevertheless, the question of the applicability of the phrase "civil society" to Arab countries remains the subject of scientific discussion. Let's try to analyze this issue taking into account some features of the development of the modern world. As a rule, the concept of civil society is perceived by researchers through the prism of the Western tradition, where it has been formed, developed and taken institutionalized forms throughout history. It is generally accepted that civil society belongs to the "zone of voluntary social life outside the family or belonging to a clan" 1, therefore, "its strategic area is located between citizens and the state", but at the same time it is separated from market relations 2. Thus, civil society consists of associations and organizations whose main purpose is to reflect and represent the views and interests of various groups of the population and to carry out activities and take appropriate measures. At the same time, the British orientalist, T. Niblock highlights important conditions for the functioning of relevant associations - first of all, independence from the state, commitment to the peaceful settlement of differences between individuals and communities, etc. It should be noted that in this article, the nonviolent orientation of civil associations is considered as one of the main characteristics of civil society. The concept of "civ ... Читать далее
____________________

Эта публикация была размещена на Либмонстре в другой стране и показалась интересной редакторам.

Полная версия: https://library.tj/m/articles/view/CIVILIZATIONAL-ASPECT-OF-CIVIL-SOCIETY-FORMATION-IN-ARAB-COUNTRIES
Қазақстан Желіде · 26 days ago 0 123
Professional Authors' Comments:
Order by: 
Per page: 
 
  • There are no comments yet
Library guests comments




Actions
Rate
0 votes
Publisher
Қазақстан Желіде
Астана, Kazakhstan
05.02.2024 (26 days ago)
Link
Permanent link to this publication:

https://biblio.kz/blogs/entry/CIVILIZATIONAL-ASPECT-OF-CIVIL-SOCIETY-FORMATION-IN-ARAB-COUNTRIES


© biblio.kz
 
Library Partners

BIBLIO.KZ - Digital Library of Kazakhstan

Create your author's collection of articles, books, author's works, biographies, photographic documents, files. Save forever your author's legacy in digital form. Click here to register as an author.
CIVILIZATIONAL ASPECT OF CIVIL SOCIETY FORMATION IN ARAB COUNTRIES
 

Editorial Contacts
Chat for Authors: KZ LIVE: We are in social networks:

About · News · For Advertisers

Digital Library of Kazakhstan ® All rights reserved.
2017-2024, BIBLIO.KZ is a part of Libmonster, international library network (open map)
Keeping the heritage of Kazakhstan


LIBMONSTER NETWORK ONE WORLD - ONE LIBRARY

US-Great Britain Sweden Serbia
Russia Belarus Ukraine Kazakhstan Moldova Tajikistan Estonia Russia-2 Belarus-2

Create and store your author's collection at Libmonster: articles, books, studies. Libmonster will spread your heritage all over the world (through a network of affiliates, partner libraries, search engines, social networks). You will be able to share a link to your profile with colleagues, students, readers and other interested parties, in order to acquaint them with your copyright heritage. Once you register, you have more than 100 tools at your disposal to build your own author collection. It's free: it was, it is, and it always will be.

Download app for Android