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The Arab revolts : dispatches on militant democracy in the Middle East

Author: David A McMurray; Amanda Ufheil-Somers
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana Univ Press, ©2013.
Series: Public cultures of the Middle East and North Africa.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These essays from Middle East report ... cover events in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Syria, and Bahrain. Written for a broad audience of students, policymakers, media analysts, and general readers, the collection reveals the underlying causes of the revolts by identifying key trends during the last two decades leading up to the recent insurrections."--Page 4 of cover.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A McMurray; Amanda Ufheil-Somers
ISBN: 0253009685 9780253009685 9780253009753 0253009758
OCLC Number: 806521292
Description: ix, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Tunisia's wall has fallen / Nadia Marzouki --
Tunisia' post-Benn Ali challenge : a primer / Amy Alsen Kallander --
Authoritarianism and civil society in Tunisia / Christopher Alexander --
Structural adjustment and rural poverty in Tunisia / Stephen Juan King --
The making of North Africa's intifada / Laryssa Chomiak and John P. Entelis --
Beyond Ghannouchi : Islamism in social change in Tunisia / Francesco Cavatorta and Rikke Hostrup Haugbølle --
The praxis of the Egyptian revolution / Mona El-Ghobashy --
Worlds apart : an Egyptian village and the international trourism industry / Timothy Mitchell --
Strikes in Egypt spread from center of gravity / Joel Beinin and Hossam el-Hamalawy --
Striking back at Egyptian workers / Hersham Sallam --
Sightings of the Egyptian deep state / Issandr El Amrani --
Egypt's generals and transnational capital / Shana Marsahll and Joshua Stacher --
No exit : Yemen's existential crisis / Shiela Carapico --
The economic dimension of Yemeni unity / Sheila Carapico --
Tracing the cracks in the Yemeni system / Sarah Phillips --
The snake with a thousand heads : the southern cause in Yemen / Susanne Dahlgren --
Tawakkul Karman as cause and effect / Stacey Philbrick Yadav --
Asad's lost chances / Carsten Wieland --
Behind the resilience of the Syrian regime / Bassam Haddad --
The evolution of Kurdish politics in Syria / Christian Sinclair and Sirwan Kajjo --
Dramas of the authoritarian state / Donatella Della Ratta --
Beyond the fall of the Syrian regime / Peter Harling and Sarah Birke --
A revolution paused in Bahrain / Cortni Kerr and Toby Jones --
Bahrain's crisis worsens / Joe Stork --
The battle over family law in Bahrain / Sandy Russell Jones --
Bahrain's Sunni awakening / Justin Gengler --
In the kingdom of tear gas / Gregg Carlstrom.
Series Title: Public cultures of the Middle East and North Africa.
Responsibility: edited by David McMurray and Amanda Ufheil-Somers.
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