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Title Social movements, mobilization, and contestation in the Middle East and North Africa / edited by Joel Beinin and Frédéric Vairel
Edition Second edition
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 328 pages)
Series Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures.
Contents Introduction : the Middle East and North Africa beyond classical social movement theory / Joel Beinin and Frédéric Vairel -- Protesting in authoritarian situations : Egypt and Morocco in comparative perspective / Frédéric Vairel -- Egyptian leftist intellectuals' activism from the margins : overcoming the mobilization/demobilization dichotomy / Marie Duboc -- Leaving Islamic activism behind : ambiguous disengagement in Saudi Arabia / Pascal Menoret -- Hizbullah's women : internal transformation in a social movement and militia / Anne Marie Baylouny -- Three decades of human rights activism in the Middle East and North Africa : an ambiguous balance sheet / Joe Stork -- Unemployed Moroccan university graduates and strategies for 'apolitical' mobilization / Montserrat Emperador Badimon -- Presence in silence : feminist and democratic implications of the Saturday vigils in Turkey / Zeynep Gülru Göker -- Mobilizations for Western Thrace and Cyprus in contemporary Turkey : From the far right to the lexicon of human rights / Jeanne Hersant -- Becoming revolutionary in Tunisia, 2007-2011 / Amin Allal -- A workers' social movement on the margin of the global neoliberal order, Egypt 2004-2012 / Joel Beinin and Marie Duboc -- Dynamics of the Yemeni revolution : contextualizing mobilizations / Laurent Bonnefoy and Marine Poirier -- "Oh Buthaina, oh Shaban -- the Hawrani is not hungry, we want freedom!" : revolutionary framing and mobilization at the onset of the Syrian uprising / Reinoud Leenders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-321) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arab Spring, 2010-
Political participation -- Africa, North -- Case studies.
Political participation -- Middle East -- Case studies.
Social movements -- Political aspects -- Africa, North -- Case studies.
Social movements -- Political aspects -- Middle East -- Case studies.
Africa, North -- Politics and government.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1979-
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Beinin, Joel, 1948- editor
Vairel, Frédéric, 1977- editor
ISBN 0804788030 (e-book)
9780804788038 (e-book)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)