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Arab Youth Social Mobilisation in Times of Risk

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ISBN-10: 0863568211

ISBN-13: 9780863568213

Edition: N/A

Authors: Samir Khalaf, Roseanne Saad Khalaf

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In 2011, Arab youth took to the streets in their thousands to demand their freedom. Although it is too early to speculate on the ultimate outcome of the uprisings, one auspicious feature stands out: they reveal the genesis of a new generation sparked by the desire for civil liberties, advocacy for human rights, and participatory democracy.This unique volume explores some of the antecedents of the upheavals and anticipates alternative venues of resistance that marginalized youth – from Lebanon, Syria and Palestine to Saudi Arabia, Morocco and Iran – can mobilize to realize their emancipatory expectations.Themes covered include the forging of meaningful collective identities in times of risk…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: Saqi Books
Publication date: 1/9/2012
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 415
Language: English

Samir Khalaf is professor of sociology and chair of the Center for Behavioral Research at the American University of Beirut. He is the author of many books, including Lebanon's Predicament, published by Columbia.

Roseanne Saad Khalaf is Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at the American University of Beirut. Her publications include Once Upon a Time in Lebanon, Lebanon: Four Journeys to the Past, Themes and Transit Beirut: New Writing and Images.