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Arab society in revolt : the West's Mediterranean challenge

Author: Cesare Merlini; Olivier Roy
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2012.
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For every pithy conceptualization of complex events, there are additional lenses through which to examine them. This book brings different perspectives to bear on the complexity, diversity, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Arab society in revolt.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2012
(DLC) 2012021021
(OCoLC)795759669
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cesare Merlini; Olivier Roy
ISBN: 9780815723974 0815723970
OCLC Number: 801411078
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 268 p.) : ill.
Contents: Foreword / Strobe Talbott --
Introduction / Cesare Merlini and Olivier Roy --
PART ONE, SOCIETAL CHANGE IN THE ARAB MUSLIM WORLD --
1. Demography, migration, and revolt in the southern Mediterranean / Philippe Fargues --
2. Islamic revival and democracy : the case in Tunisia and Egypt / Olivier Roy --
3. The changing role of women in society / Maria Cristina Paciello and Renata Pepicelli --
4. Mediterranean Islamic expression and Web 2.0 / Gary R. Bunt --
5. Modern commercial and social entrepreneurship as a factor of change / Gonzalo Escribano and Alejandro Lorca --
6. The economics of Arab transitions / Caroline Freund and Carlos A. Primo Braga --
PART TWO, CONSEQUENCES AND POLICY OPTIONS --
7. Midwife or spectator? U.S. policies toward North Africa in the twenty-first century / Jonathan Laurence --
8. The power of false analogies : misunderstanding political Islam in a post-totalitarian world / Alan Wolfe --
9. Societal changes and political responses in Euro-Mediterranean relations / Roberto Aliboni --
10. The West and the Islamist challenge : toward a common religious market? / Olivier Roy --
11. The challenge of a changing Arab Islam in future transatlantic relations / Cesare Merlini
Responsibility: Cesare Merlini and Olivier Roy, editors.

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