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Conclusion

  • Eva SchmidtEmail author
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Part of the Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen Ostens book series (PGNO)

Abstract

Women’s rights and advancement policies have been part of a conflict between modernisers and Islamic-conservatives that shaped political dynamics in Tunisia since its struggle for independence. The revolution marked a break in this dynamic in that class oppression linked to regional disparities instigated an uprising in which the main conflict became a joint struggle of different opposition factions against the regime. With the Ben Ali regime formally removed from power, Tunisia’s transitional period saw the Islamic-conservative party Ennahdha, the former liberal and leftist opposition parties, as well as representatives of the old regime, all struggle for legitimacy and positioning in the new political field.

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BerlinGermany

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