Departmental Bulletin Paper <研究創案ノート>中東における君主制と政治変動 : アラブ君主制国家群におけるヨルダン・ハーシム王家の位置付け
<Research Notes>Monarchies and Political Changes in the Middle East: The Position of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the Arab Monarchical States

渡邊, 駿

8pp.236 - 245 , 2015-03-16 , 京都大学大学院アジア・アフリカ地域研究研究科附属イスラーム地域研究センター
Arab Monarchical States still remain in the contemporary world. This fact is contradictory to the familiar theory on monarchies that they would collapse as time went by. This paper tackles this puzzle, identifying Arab Monarchical States as variants of modern political regimes. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the regime-stabilizing mechanism of Jordan, considering seven issues that are crucial for regime maintenance. The analysis sets three levels for examination: domestic situations, Arab region situations, and international situations. The Jordanian regime uses several resources for coping with these issues, but these resources at the same time work as constraints on the regime. Moreover, the nature of these resources changes as the society changes. As for the conclusion, this paper implies the importance of taking these changes into consideration, which affects the Arab Monarchical States more than other regime types, because the Arab Monarchical States are influenced not only by domestic situations, but also by Arab regional situations and international situations.

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