Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria

Civil war is a complex event affected by numerous factors. Recent research is intended to concentrate on poor governance as a cause of civil war. Despite the various way in which civil war can be addressed, the article shows that governance provide a strong framework to study civil war. Civil war in Syria which was started in 2011 provide an important and rich area of investigation into the study of civil war. The findings support the theoretical argument that poor governance paved the way to civil war in Syria. Governance indicators would be more meaningful when are investigated considering the factors like ethic and religious diversity, and the nature of regional and international systems.

Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria

Civil war is a complex event affected by numerous factors. Recent research is intended to concentrate on poor governance as a cause of civil war. Despite the various way in which civil war can be addressed, the article shows that governance provide a strong framework to study civil war. Civil war in Syria which was started in 2011 provide an important and rich area of investigation into the study of civil war. The findings support the theoretical argument that poor governance paved the way to civil war in Syria. Governance indicators would be more meaningful when are investigated considering the factors like ethic and religious diversity, and the nature of regional and international systems.

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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { tocd383377, journal = {Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi}, issn = {2147-7523}, eissn = {2630-5631}, address = {}, publisher = {Sakarya Üniversitesi}, year = {2018}, volume = {5}, pages = {49 - 71}, doi = {10.26513/tocd.383377}, title = {Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria}, key = {cite}, author = {Karimi, Mahdi and Mousavi Shafaee, Seyed Masoud} }
APA Karimi, M , Mousavi Shafaee, S . (2018). Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria . Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi , 5 (1) , 49-71 . DOI: 10.26513/tocd.383377
MLA Karimi, M , Mousavi Shafaee, S . "Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria" . Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi 5 (2018 ): 49-71 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/tocd/issue/36955/383377>
Chicago Karimi, M , Mousavi Shafaee, S . "Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria". Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi 5 (2018 ): 49-71
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ISNAD Karimi, Mahdi , Mousavi Shafaee, Seyed Masoud . "Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria". Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi 5 / 1 (Haziran 2018): 49-71 . https://doi.org/10.26513/tocd.383377
AMA Karimi M , Mousavi Shafaee S . Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria. Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi. 2018; 5(1): 49-71.
Vancouver Karimi M , Mousavi Shafaee S . Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria. Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi. 2018; 5(1): 49-71.
IEEE M. Karimi ve S. Mousavi Shafaee , "Poor Governance and Civil War in Syria", Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi, c. 5, sayı. 1, ss. 49-71, Haz. 2018, doi:10.26513/tocd.383377