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The Arab uprisings : what everyone needs to know, James L. Gelvin

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The Arab uprisings : what everyone needs to know
Title
The Arab uprisings
Title remainder
what everyone needs to know
Statement of responsibility
James L. Gelvin
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Subject
Language
eng
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1951-
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Gelvin, James L.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Protest movements
  • Protest movements
  • Arab countries
  • Middle East
  • Protest movements
Label
The Arab uprisings : what everyone needs to know, James L. Gelvin
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The Arab Uprisings; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 A Revolutionary Wave?; What is the Arab world?; Is the Arab world homogeneous?; Why do Arabs identify with one another?; What was political life in the Arab world like on the eve of the uprisings?; Why have authoritarian governments been so common in the Arab world?; What was the state of the economy in the Arab world on the eve of the uprisings?; What benefits did Arab regimes originally promise their populations?; Why and how did Arab regimes renege on the promises they had made to their populations?
  • How did the demography of the Arab states make them vulnerable to uprisings?How did a food crisis make Arab states vulnerable to uprisings?; Why did populations wanting change in the Arab world have to take to the streets?; Can we pinpoint the factors that caused the uprisings?; What was the spark that ignited the Arab uprisings?; Where did the demand for human and democratic rights come from?; How did the demand for human rights and democracy strike roots in the Arab world?; How pervasive was the demand for human and democratic rights in the Arab world before the uprisings of 2010-11?
  • How appropriate is the word "wave" to describe the spread of protests throughout the Arab world in 2010-11?Where did the phrase "Arab Spring" come from, and how appropriate is it to describe events in the Arab world?; 2 The Beginning: Tunisia and Egypt; What characteristics do Tunisia and Egypt hold in common?; How entrenched were the autocracies ruling Tunisia and Egypt?; How did the regimes in Tunisia and Egypt attempt to control their populations?; How widespread was corruption in Tunisia and Egypt?; How did the Tunisian uprising catch fire?
  • Why didn't the Tunisian uprising take place earlier?Was the uprising in Egypt like that of Tunisia?; How did the initial phase of the Egyptian uprising play itself out?; What was the role of social media in the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings?; Why did the Tahrir Square protesters and others adopt the tactic of nonviolent resistance?; What was the role of labor in the two uprisings?; What was the role of Islamist groups in the two uprisings?; What was the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood?; What are salafis?; Why did the armies in Tunisia and Egypt refuse to put down the initial uprisings?
  • Why did the paths taken by the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings diverge?How did decisions made by governing parties in Egypt and Tunisia affect the course of uprisings there?; Why did the Egyptian military overthrow the Muslim Brotherhood government?; Do events in Egypt demonstrate that Islamist parties are incapable of rule?; What was political life in Egypt like after the military takeover?; How does the Egyptian uprising help us understand the other uprisings?; What are the five biggest myths about the Egyptian uprising?; 3 Uprisings in Weak States: Yemen and Libya
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ocn898176599
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unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190222765
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898176599
Label
The Arab uprisings : what everyone needs to know, James L. Gelvin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The Arab Uprisings; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 A Revolutionary Wave?; What is the Arab world?; Is the Arab world homogeneous?; Why do Arabs identify with one another?; What was political life in the Arab world like on the eve of the uprisings?; Why have authoritarian governments been so common in the Arab world?; What was the state of the economy in the Arab world on the eve of the uprisings?; What benefits did Arab regimes originally promise their populations?; Why and how did Arab regimes renege on the promises they had made to their populations?
  • How did the demography of the Arab states make them vulnerable to uprisings?How did a food crisis make Arab states vulnerable to uprisings?; Why did populations wanting change in the Arab world have to take to the streets?; Can we pinpoint the factors that caused the uprisings?; What was the spark that ignited the Arab uprisings?; Where did the demand for human and democratic rights come from?; How did the demand for human rights and democracy strike roots in the Arab world?; How pervasive was the demand for human and democratic rights in the Arab world before the uprisings of 2010-11?
  • How appropriate is the word "wave" to describe the spread of protests throughout the Arab world in 2010-11?Where did the phrase "Arab Spring" come from, and how appropriate is it to describe events in the Arab world?; 2 The Beginning: Tunisia and Egypt; What characteristics do Tunisia and Egypt hold in common?; How entrenched were the autocracies ruling Tunisia and Egypt?; How did the regimes in Tunisia and Egypt attempt to control their populations?; How widespread was corruption in Tunisia and Egypt?; How did the Tunisian uprising catch fire?
  • Why didn't the Tunisian uprising take place earlier?Was the uprising in Egypt like that of Tunisia?; How did the initial phase of the Egyptian uprising play itself out?; What was the role of social media in the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings?; Why did the Tahrir Square protesters and others adopt the tactic of nonviolent resistance?; What was the role of labor in the two uprisings?; What was the role of Islamist groups in the two uprisings?; What was the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood?; What are salafis?; Why did the armies in Tunisia and Egypt refuse to put down the initial uprisings?
  • Why did the paths taken by the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings diverge?How did decisions made by governing parties in Egypt and Tunisia affect the course of uprisings there?; Why did the Egyptian military overthrow the Muslim Brotherhood government?; Do events in Egypt demonstrate that Islamist parties are incapable of rule?; What was political life in Egypt like after the military takeover?; How does the Egyptian uprising help us understand the other uprisings?; What are the five biggest myths about the Egyptian uprising?; 3 Uprisings in Weak States: Yemen and Libya
Control code
ocn898176599
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190222765
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898176599

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