The Legitimacy in the Libyan society (reading in a number of studies and reports on the Libyan crisis )

  • Faaiz Masood Muhammad Department of Sociology Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Benghazi, Libya

Abstract

The aim of this study is trying to interpret the crisis of legitimacy which faced the political system in Libya after the events of 2011, including the multiple legislative and executive bodies, based on specified theoretical perception is Crisis Theory for Jürgen Habermas, which he is trying to linking between the political system has legitimacy and its ability to overcome the different crises and challenges that faced, is a reliable perception in the case of Libya, in particular, every political party in the Libyan scene is consider himself thelegal and legitimate representatives of the Libyan community, in light of political division and multiple parliamentary bodies and executive Governments in the country,the researcher adopted in this trying to analytical reading emphasize on specific points in many official and non-official studies and reports on the Libyan situation, study found that all successive political parties that topped the Libyan political scene form 2011, had failed to counter the various challenges whether security or constitutional, and were unable to manage the different crisis suffered by the Libyan citizen, specially economic, living and service, this place it in a real crisis of legitimacy at the level of society as a whole, in light of decrease what they have done in the past and what they can do in the future under the current situation, which contributed in createa case of distrust among the citizens in their programs and plans and lost motivation to participate in the various activities that they supervise on the one hand, and in increasing cases of disrespect for laws and decisions that represent their authority on the other hand,this leads us to say that the political system in Libya after the events of 2011, is faces a national crisis of legitimacy, accompanied by crises in motivation and non-normality, according to Habermas societal crisis theory, this is reflected in our reading of studies and reports that have been exposed to the Libyan crisis.

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Published
2019-10-01
How to Cite
MUHAMMAD, Faaiz Masood. The Legitimacy in the Libyan society (reading in a number of studies and reports on the Libyan crisis ). Journal of Social Sciences (COES&RJ-JSS), [S.l.], v. 8, n. 4, p. 741.755, oct. 2019. ISSN 2305-9249. Available at: <http://centreofexcellence.net/index.php/JSS/article/view/jss.2019.8.4.741.755>. Date accessed: 07 dec. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.25255/jss.2019.8.4.741.755.
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