Dawn of the Arab Uprisings: End of an Old Order?

Dawn of the Arab Uprisings: End of an Old Order?

by Bassam Haddad
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0745333249

ISBN-13: 2900745333242

Pub. Date: 10/02/2012

Publisher: Pluto Press

The Dawn of the Arab Uprisings sheds light on the historical background and initial impact of the mass uprisings which have shaken the Arab world since December 2010. The book brings together the best writers from the online journal Jadaliyya, which has established itself as an unparalleled source of information and critical analysis on the

Overview

The Dawn of the Arab Uprisings sheds light on the historical background and initial impact of the mass uprisings which have shaken the Arab world since December 2010. The book brings together the best writers from the online journal Jadaliyya, which has established itself as an unparalleled source of information and critical analysis on the Middle East.

The authors, many of whom live in the countries affected, provide unique understanding and first-hand accounts of events that have received superficial and partial coverage in Western and Arab media alike. While the book focuses on those states that have been most affected by the uprisings it also covers the impact on Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Palestine, and Iraq.

The Dawn of the Arab Uprisings covers the full range of issues involved in these historic events, from political economy and the role of social media, to international politics, gender, labour and the impact on culture, making this the ideal one-stop introduction to the events for the novice and specialist alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900745333242
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Edition description:
NE
Pages:
296

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Foreword
Jadaliyya: Archiving the Revolution
Roger Owen

Introduction
Bassam Haddad, Rosie Bsheer, and Ziad Abu-Rish

Section I - Opening Articles
1. Impromptu: A Word - Sinan Antoon
2. Preliminary Historical Observations on the Arab Revolutions of 2011 - Rashid Khalidi
3. Awakening, Cataclysm, or Just a Series of Events? Reflections on the Current Wave of Protest in the Arab World - Michael Hudson
4. Paradoxes of Arab Refo-lutions - Asef Bayat
5. The Year of the Citizen - Mouin Rabbani
6. Three Powerfully Wrong - and Wrongly Powerful - American Narratives about the Arab Spring - Jillian Schwedler, Joshua Stacher, and Stacey Philbrick Yadav

Section II - Tunisia
7. The Tunisian Revolution: Initial Reflections - Mohammed Bamyeh
8. Tunisia's Glorious Revolution and its Implications - Noureddine Jebnoun
9. Let's Not Forget about Tunisia - Nouri Gana
10. The Battle for Tunisia - Nouri Gana

Section III - Egypt
11. The Poetry of Revolt - Elliott Colla
12. Why Mubarak is Out - Paul Amar
13. Egypt's Revolution 2.0: The Facebook Factor - Linda Herrera
14. Egypt's Three Revolutions: The Force of History Behind this Popular Uprising - Omnia El Shakry
15. The Architects of the Egyptian Uprising and the Challenges Ahead - Saba Mahmood
16. The Revolution Against Neoliberalism - Walter Armbrust
17. Egypt's Orderly Transition: International Aid and the Rush to Structural Adjustment - Adam Hanieh

Section IV - Libya
18. The Arabs in Africa - Callie Maidhof
19. Tribes of Libya as the Third Front: Myths and Realities of Non-State Actors in the Long Battle for Misrata - Jamila Benkato
20. Solidarity and Intervention in Libya - Asli U Bali and Ziad Abu-Rish

Section V - Bahrain
21. Let's Talk about Sect - Tahiyya Lulu
22. Distortions of Dialogue - Tahiyya Lulu
23. When Petro-Dictators Unite: The Bahraini Opposition's Struggle for Survival - Rosie Bsheer and Ziad Abu-Rish

Section VI - Yemen
24. Yemen's Turn: An Overview - Lara Aryani
25. How it Started in Yemen: From Tahrir to Taghyir - Nir Rosen
26. Saleh Defiant - Ziad Abu-Rish

Section VII - Syria
27. Why Syria is Not Next...So Far - Bassam Haddad
28. Fear of Arrest - Hani Sayed
29. Syrian Hope: A Journal - Amal Hanano

Section VIII - Regional Reverberations of the Arab Uprisings
30. The Political Status Quo, Economic Development, and Protests in Jordan - Ziad Abu-Rish
31. Dissent and its Discontents: Protesting the Saudi State - Rosie Bsheer
32. The Never Ending Story: Protests and Constitutions in Morocco - Emanuela Dalmasso and Francesco Cavatorta
33. Emergencies and Economics: Algeria and the Politics of Memory - Muriam Haleh Davis
34. Iraq and its Tahrir Square - Zainab Saleh
35. Tahrir's Other Sky - Noura Erakat and Sherene Seikaly
36. What is [the] Left? - Maya Mikdashi

Epilogue - Parting Thoughts - Madawi Al-Rasheed

Notes
Index

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