9780415810364

The Arab Spring: Critical Analyses

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415810364

  • ISBN 10:

    0415810361

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/28/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This volume provides a wealth of in-depth, country-specific analyses of the Arab Spring, in addition to works that examine the larger theoretical framework and socio-political implications of events. Unlike other analyses, often from the perspective of Western scholarship from the outside looking in, the articles here are drawn primarily from within the Arab world and are authored mainly by Arab experts and scholars with intimate, first-hand knowledge and direct experience of their subject matter and the particular countries on which they focus. The studies and readings included here deal with the countries affected directly by the Arab Spring in addition to ones that focus on meta-trends in the Arab world: the unprecedented mass movements and attendant phenomena, from the mass mobilizations of social media to the effectiveness of non-violent resistance. The volume provides a wealth of insider information as well as valuable analytical tools and models for understanding the Arab Spring. This book was published as a special issue of Contemporary Arab Affairs.

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