Analysis of regime change : The case of Egypt

SHAWKI, M. FARAG (2014) Analysis of regime change : The case of Egypt. In: International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Economics and Management Study - SEM 2014, 01 - 02 June,2014, London, UK.

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Egypt experienced military dictatorship regimes from 1952-2011. The revolution of January 25, 2011 deposed the last dictator who held power for over 30 years. However, the removal of the head of the state doesn’t imply radical changes in the structure of governance. The transition period between the two regimes is quite difficult. This is particularly so as the old regime rendered the few political parties ineffective; and eroded any potential for the emergence of leaders. Therefore, with indifferent elite, and the masses demanding their basic needs including freedom, the army had to be again in control. The agenda this time is to follow a road map to construct a free and democratic political system. The objective of this paper is to provide an analysis of the regime change in Egypt and outline some criteria to judge the emerging new order.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mubarak, revolution; transition
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 16 May 2019 11:25
Last Modified: 16 May 2019 11:25

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