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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Margaret Haerens; Lynn M Zott
|ISBN:||9780737760422 0737760427 9780737760439 0737760435|
|Description:||219 pages ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||ch. 1. What caused the Arab Spring? The Arab Spring was triggered by a desire for democracy and social justice / Rami G. Khouri --
The Arab Spring is more of a power grab than a democratic awakening / Leon T. Hadar --
Social media ignited the Arab Spring / Johnny West --
Social media did not cause the Arab Spring / Evgeny Morozov --
Corrupt economic policies were the driving force behind the Arab Spring / Matthew Partridge --
Education played a key role in the Arab Spring / Anda Adams and Rebecca Winthrop. ch. 2. How should the international community respond to the Arab Spring? The international community must strengthen anticorruption efforts in the Arab world / Stuart Levey --
The international community should foster democratic principles in the Arab world / Irena L. Sargsyan --
The international community should apply universal human rights standards to the Arab Spring / Mary Robinson --
The international community should launch an Arab marshall plan / Richard Javad Heydarian --
The International community should have intervened in Libya / Ahmed Moor --
The international community should not have intervened in Libya / Seumas Milne. ch. 3. How should the United States respond to the Arab Spring? The United States should support democratic movements in the Middle East / Barack Obama --
The United States should not continue to support Middle East dictators / Nick Turse --
The United States should refrain from intervening in the Middle East / Matt Welch --
The United States needs to make aid to Arab countries conditional / Elliott Abrams --
The United States should better prepare for political upheaval in the Middle East / Paul B. Stares. ch. 4. What are the social and political effects of the Arab Spring? The Arab Spring has destabilized the Middle East / Richard N. Haass --
The Arab Spring provides an opportunity for Islamists and secularists to forge peace / The Economist --
The Arab Spring has ushered in religious intolerance and persecution / Jonathan Aitken --
The Arab Spring complicates the Palestinian peace process / Salman Shaikh --
The Arab Spring makes al Qaeda less relevant / Paul Cruickshank --
Gays in Egypt, Tunisia worry about post-revolt era / David Crary --
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|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Margaret Haerens and Lynn M. Zott, book editors.|
- Arab countries -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
- Democratization -- Arab countries -- History -- 21st century.
- Protest movements -- Arab countries -- History -- 21st century.
- Political science.
- Protest movements.
- Arab countries.
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