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Interviewee

Dr. Sheila Carapico

Title of Publication Discussed

Political Aid and Arab Activism: Democracy Promotion, Justice, and Representation

Department

Political Science

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

2014

Abstract

Dr. Sheila Carapico, Professor of Political Science and International Studies, discusses her new book, Political Aid and Arab Activism: Democracy Promotion, Justice, and Representation, published recently by Cambridge University Press. In this book, Dr. Carapico examines what it means to promote “transitions to democracy” in the Middle East. Have North American, European, and multilateral projects advanced human rights, authoritarian retrenchment, or Western domination?

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