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Auteur: Khatib, Lina & Ellen Lust (red.)
Titel: Taking to the Streets
Sub titel: The Transformation of Arab Activism

'Taking to the Streets' critically examines the conventional wisdom that the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings happened spontaneously and were directed by tech-savvy young revolutionaries. Pairing first-hand observations from activists with the critical perspectives of scholars, the book illuminates the concept of activism as an ongoing process, rather than a sudden burst of defiance. The contributors examine case studies from uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Bahrain, Morocco, Jordan, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia, evaluating the various manifestations of political activism within the context of each country's distinct sociopolitical landscape. The chapters include a country-specific timeline of the first year following the uprisings and conclude with lessons learned.
2014, 384 pag., Euro 29
John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, ISBN 9781421413129


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