Steven Heydemann

Steven Heydemann is Associate Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.

Authoritarianism in Syria
Institutions and Social Conflict, 1946–1970
Steven Heydemann
For almost forty years Syria has been ruled by a populist authoritarian regime under the Ba'th Party, led since 1970 by President Hafiz al-Asad. The durability and resilience of this regime is a striking contrast to the instability and intense...



Authoritarianism in Syria
Institutions and Social Conflict, 1946–1970
Steven Heydemann
For almost forty years Syria has been ruled by a populist authoritarian regime under the Ba'th Party, led since 1970 by President Hafiz al-Asad. The durability and resilience of this regime is a striking contrast to the instability and intense...








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