> Merouan Mekouar
Beyond the Model Reform Image: Morocco’s Politics of Elite Co-Optation
1 jun. 2018 - Since coming to power in 1999, Morocco’s King Mohamed VI has strengthened his rule by reinforcing his father’s strategy of elite co-optation and rotation. However, after two decades of economic predation, the gradual waning of rent-distribution channels, and the lack of genuine democratisation, the king’s strategy of power consolidation may be running out of steam.
authoritarianism · corruption · elite-co-optation · human-rights · inequality · morocco · neoliberalism · privatization · rent-sharing · rule-of-law