Dr. Sheila Carapico is a professor of political science at the University of Richmond. She is the author of Civil Society in Yemen: A Political Economy of Activism in Modern Arabia (1998) and of chapters and articles on subjects including gender, human rights, political economy, and international development assistance. The author wishes to thank Monica Perini for comments on and contributions to this essay.
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