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The Resource Dispatches from the Arab spring : understanding the new Middle East, Paul Amar and Vijay Prashad, Editors

Dispatches from the Arab spring : understanding the new Middle East, Paul Amar and Vijay Prashad, Editors

Label
Dispatches from the Arab spring : understanding the new Middle East
Title
Dispatches from the Arab spring
Title remainder
understanding the new Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Paul Amar and Vijay Prashad, Editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
" The Arab Spring unleashed forces of liberation and social justice that swept across North Africa and the Middle East with unprecedented speed, ferocity, and excitement. Although the future of the democratic uprisings against oppressive authoritarian regimes remains uncertain in many places, the revolutionary wave that started in Tunisia in December 2010 has transformed how the world sees Arab peoples and politics. Bringing together the knowledge of activists, scholars, journalists, and policy experts uniquely attuned to the pulse of the region, Dispatches from the Arab Spring offers an urgent and engaged analysis of a remarkable ongoing world-historical event that is widely misinterpreted in the West. Tracing the flows of protest, resistance, and counterrevolution in every one of the countries affected by this epochal change--from Morocco to Iraq and Syria to Sudan--the contributors provide ground-level reports and new ways of teaching about and understanding the Middle East in general, and contextualizing the social upheavals and political transitions that defined the Arab Spring in particular. Rejecting outdated and invalid (yet highly influential) paradigms to analyze the region--from depictions of the "Arab street" as a mindless, reactive mob to the belief that Arab culture was "unfit" for democratic politics--this book offers fresh insights into the region's dynamics, drawing from social history, political geography, cultural creativity, and global power politics. Dispatches from the Arab Spring is an unparalleled introduction to the changing Middle East and offers the most comprehensive and accurate account to date of the uprisings that profoundly reshaped North Africa and the Middle East. Contributors: Sheila Carapico, U of Richmond; Nouri Gana, UCLA; Toufic Haddad; Adam Hanieh, SOAS/U of London; Toby C. Jones, Rutgers U; Anjali Kamat; Khalid Medani, McGill U; Merouan Mekouar; Maya Mikdashi, NYU; Paulo Gabriel Hilu Pinto, U Federal Fluminense, Brazil; Jillian Schwedler, Hunter College, CUNY; Ahmad Shokr; Susan Slyomovics, UCLA; Haifa Zangana. "--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909/.097492708312
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ1850.A91
LC item number
D58 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Amar, Paul
  • Prashad, Vijay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arab Spring, 2010-
  • Arab countries
  • Middle East
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
Label
Dispatches from the Arab spring : understanding the new Middle East, Paul Amar and Vijay Prashad, Editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Revolutionizing the Middle East / Paul Amar and Vijay Prashad -- Tunisia / Nouri Gana -- Egypt / Paul Amar -- Bahrain / Adam Hanieh -- Saudi Arabia / Tony C. Jones -- Yemen / Sheila Carapico -- Algeria / Susan Slyomovics -- Morocco / Merouan Mekouar -- Libya / Anjali Kamat and Ahmad Shokr -- Syria / Paulo Gabriel Hilu Pinto -- Jordan / Jillian Schwedler -- Lebanon / Maya Mikdashi -- Palestine / Toufic Haddad -- Iraq / Haifa Zangana -- Sudan / Khalid Mustafa Medani -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Index
Control code
1595477
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 391 pages
Isbn
9780816690121
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
2013018884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1595477
  • (OCoLC)841370697
Label
Dispatches from the Arab spring : understanding the new Middle East, Paul Amar and Vijay Prashad, Editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Revolutionizing the Middle East / Paul Amar and Vijay Prashad -- Tunisia / Nouri Gana -- Egypt / Paul Amar -- Bahrain / Adam Hanieh -- Saudi Arabia / Tony C. Jones -- Yemen / Sheila Carapico -- Algeria / Susan Slyomovics -- Morocco / Merouan Mekouar -- Libya / Anjali Kamat and Ahmad Shokr -- Syria / Paulo Gabriel Hilu Pinto -- Jordan / Jillian Schwedler -- Lebanon / Maya Mikdashi -- Palestine / Toufic Haddad -- Iraq / Haifa Zangana -- Sudan / Khalid Mustafa Medani -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Index
Control code
1595477
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 391 pages
Isbn
9780816690121
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
2013018884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1595477
  • (OCoLC)841370697

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