The Resource Madmen at the Helm : Pathology and Politics in the Arab Spring

Madmen at the Helm : Pathology and Politics in the Arab Spring

Label
Madmen at the Helm : Pathology and Politics in the Arab Spring
Title
Madmen at the Helm
Title remainder
Pathology and Politics in the Arab Spring
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Arab Spring was a watershed in Arab history, which gave young protesters the impetus to challenge established and entrenched dictatorial regimes for the first time, and to demand democracy. In this unique book, Muriel Mirak-Weissbach reviews specialist literature and provides a profile of the personality disorder of narcissism displayed by five leaders (Mubarak, Qaddafi, Ben Ali, Saleh and Assad), together with the related syndromes of paranoia, hysteria, and sociopathy. She argues that the responses of these leaders to the challenges they faced indicate that they were psychologically
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
349.236790
Index
no index present
LC call number
JQ1850.A91 .M57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Madmen at the Helm : Pathology and Politics in the Arab Spring
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Frontispiece; Introduction; 1 Narcissus on the throne; 2 Muammar Qaddafi: king of kings; 3 Hosni Mubarak: a modern Ramses; 4 Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali: all in the family; 5 Ali Abdullah Saleh: a Shakespearian tragic figure; 6 Bashar al-Assad: the great pretender; 7 Postscript: the American Narcissus; 8 The good ruler; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn887506902
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780863724572
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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2e066e83-952b-4acf-b396-e6f048e442c2
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30637636
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)887506902
  • pebcs0863724574

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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