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Current History. 2019; 118812331–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.812.331
Published: 01 December 2019
...Valentine M. Moghadam Women, and women's rights, were at the center—not the margins—of Tunisia's revolution. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Tunisia women's rights democratization Arab uprisings 331 As a small North...
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Current History. 2017; 116794363–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.794.363
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Stanford University Press , 2017 . © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Marwan Kraidy book review Asef Bayat Revolution without Revolutionaries Arab Spring neoliberalism Tunisia Egypt uprisings civil society urban cities...
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Current History. 2016; 115785349–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.785.349
Published: 01 December 2016
... University of California Ian Hartshorn Arab Spring uprisings labor trade unions Middle East North Africa Egypt Tunisia Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Muslim Brotherhood 349 Some trade unions, even in the most repressive states, attempted to organize themselves and press for greater...
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Current History. 2015; 114776331–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.776.331
Published: 01 December 2015
... rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Marc Lynch Arab Spring public sphere Egypt Tahrir Square Al Jazeera Qatar Kuwait Tunisia Libya Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Muslim Brotherhood satellite television Internet social...
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Current History. 2015; 114776364–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.776.364
Published: 01 December 2015
... sexual revolution veil hijab Tunisia Egypt Saudi Arabia Middle East This is a bold book, and an important one, written with honesty, passion, and cour-age. Mona Eltahawy begins by dedicating her volume to the girls of the Middle East and North Africa, advising them: Be immodest, rebel...
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Current History. 2014; 113763185–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.763.185
Published: 01 May 2014
... Tunisia had effectively turned into a police state that did not let any kind of organized opposition challenge the established authoritarian pact. (In Tunisia, this implicit understanding amounted to stabil- ity, provision of state services, and opportunities for personal advancement in exchange for...
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Current History. 2013; 112758364–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.758.364
Published: 01 December 2013
... Dunne Arab Spring Middle East Libya Tunisia Yemen Egypt Syria economic inequality political reform PERSPECTIVE Spring is not the most pleasant season in the Arab countries. The first time I spent the month of May in the Middle East, I was stunned when the mild weather turned sti- flingly...
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Current History. 2012; 111749350–355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.749.350
Published: 01 December 2012
... phe- nomenon across the Arab world. The characters in the show lead a Western life but they share Arab and Muslim values, which partly explains its suc- cess in the region. Turkey signed cultural exchange agreements with yemen, Egypt, and Tunisia in 2001, with Syria in 2002, with Palestine in 2005...
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Current History. 2012; 111749362–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.749.362
Published: 01 December 2012
... Gamal Soltan Jakob Wichmann Arab Spring Islamism democracy Egypt Tunisia secularism transition 362 PERSPECTIVE Fears that the Arab Spring will become an Islamist Winter are exaggerated. com-mentators are correct that Islamists play a major role in transitions in the region today. However...
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Current History. 2012; 11174114–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.741.14
Published: 01 January 2012
... tipping point was reached, regimes would face serious instabil- ity in their societies. days of rage Popular discontent exploded first in Tunisia in December 2010, as tens of thousands, inspired by the self-immolation of a street vendor, Mohamed Bouazizi, turned out to demand the fall of the re- gime...
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Current History. 2011; 110740339–344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.740.339
Published: 01 December 2011
... Baath Party Naji al-Otari Tunisia 339 When the Tunisian revolt started last December, Syrians watched with tre-mendous interest. Many young Syrians immediately changed their Facebook profile pic- tures, replacing them with the Tunisian flag. Oth- ers typed in the status Viva Tunis or All of Us...
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Current History. 2011; 110740358–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.740.358
Published: 01 December 2011
...- dent in the revolts. Demonstrations began after Friday prayers at mosques. In Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) played a prominent role in the protests, as did Al Nahda activists in Tunisia. The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) was closely involved in Tripoli s liberation. Today, the coin has been...
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Current History. 2011; 110739299–307 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.739.299
Published: 01 November 2011
... Huntington Egypt Tunisia Brazil European Union Third Wave Africa 299 With the unprecedented explosion of movements for democratic change across the Arab world at the begin- ning of this year, many scholars and advocates of democracy began to speak excitedly of a fourth wave of democratic...
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Current History. 2011; 110739311–316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.739.311
Published: 01 November 2011
... Ukraine, Georgia, and Kyrgyzstan had not led to democratic consolidation. This perception began to change in early 2011 as the Arab Spring began in Tunisia, then spread to Egypt and subsequently other parts of North Africa and the Middle East. In the initial weeks of those dramatic events, many in the...
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Current History. 2011; 110739317–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.739.317
Published: 01 November 2011
... Huntington Third Wave Egypt Tunisia Libya United States Hosni Mubarak Middle East 317 The White House has not repealed the doctrines that in the Middle East priori- tize the stability of allied autocracies over democratization. The Transnational Challenge to Arab Freedom Jason BrownLee Until...
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Current History. 2011; 110736201–203 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.736.201
Published: 01 May 2011
... California Augustus Richard Norton Ashraf el-Sherif Egypt Tunisia Libya 201 The great political upheaval under way in North Africa is likely to continue for some time. Since the fruit seller Mohamed Bouazizi set himself alight in a desperate quest for dignity in the Tunisian town of Sidi...