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Youth and revolution in Tunisia

Author: Alcinda Manuel Honwana
Publisher: London : Zed Books Ltd, in association with International African Institute, Royal African Society, [and] World Peace Foundation, 2013.
Series: African arguments.
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"The uprising in Tunisia has come to be seen as the first true revolution of the twenty-first century, one that kick-started the Arab Spring. In this remarkable work, Alcinda Honwana goes beyond superficial accounts of what occurred to explore the defining role of the country's youth, and in particular the cyber activist. Drawing on the testimony of those who shaped events, the book details the experiences of young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alcinda Manuel Honwana
ISBN: 9781780324623 1780324626 9781780324616 1780324618
OCLC Number: 812406744
Description: xiv, 248 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Disconnections --
Mobilisation --
Revolution --
Transition --
Elections --
New government, new constitution --
Women's rights.
Series Title: African arguments.
Responsibility: Alcinda Honwana.

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A revealing account of the revolution that kick-started the Arab Spring, utilizing first-person testimony from those on the ground.  Read more...

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'Alcinda Honwana's study of the Tunisian revolution is remarkable for its extensive use of the views of Tunisia's youth about the roles they played and the marginalisation they feel over the events Read more...

 
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