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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 03 December 2014
  • ISBN : 9781780634388
  • Page : 200 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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What is the role of social media on fundamental change in Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa? Online Arab Spring responds to this question, considering five countries: Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Yemen, and Tunisia, along with additional examples. The book asks why the penetration rate for social media differs in different countries: are psychological and social factors at play? Each chapter considers national identity, the legitimacy crisis, social capital, information and media literacy, and socialization. Religious attitudes are introduced as a key factor in social media, with Arabic countries in the Middle East and North Africa being characterized by Islamic trends. The insight gained will be helpful for analysing online social media effects internationally, and predicting future movements in a social context. provides innovative interdisciplinary research, incorporating media studies, cultural aspects, identity and psychology presents a detailed study of factors such as national heritage, cultural homogeneity, belief system and consumer ethnocentrism focuses on religious attitudes in the context of online media

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Online Arab Spring

Online Arab Spring
  • Author : Reza Jamali
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-12-03
  • ISBN : 9781780634388
GET THIS BOOKOnline Arab Spring

What is the role of social media on fundamental change in Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa? Online Arab Spring responds to this question, considering five countries: Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Yemen, and Tunisia, along with additional examples. The book asks why the penetration rate for social media differs in different countries: are psychological and social factors at play? Each chapter considers national identity, the legitimacy crisis, social capital, information and media literacy, and socialization. Religious attitudes are

Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring

Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring
  • Author : Larbi Sadiki
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-12-17
  • ISBN : 9781317650027
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The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia in December 2010 heralded the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring,’ a startling, yet not unprecedented, era of profound social and political upheaval. The meme of the Arab Spring is characterised by bottom-up change, or the lack thereof, and its effects are still unfurling today. The Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring seeks to provide a departure point for ongoing discussion of a fluid phenomenon on a plethora of topics, including: Contexts and contests of

Democracy's Fourth Wave?

Democracy's Fourth Wave?
  • Author : Philip N. Howard,Muzammil M. Hussain
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-04
  • ISBN : 9780199936977
GET THIS BOOKDemocracy's Fourth Wave?

In 2011, the international community watched as citizens mobilized through the Internet and digital media to topple three of the world's most entrenched dictators: Ben Ali in Tunisia, Mubarak in Egypt, and Qaddafi in Libya. This book examines not only the unexpected evolution of events during the Arab Spring, but the longer history of desperate-and creative-digital activism through the Arab world.

Women Rising

Women Rising
  • Author : Rita Stephan,Mounira M. Charrad
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2020-06-09
  • ISBN : 9781479883035
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Groundbreaking essays by female activists and scholars documenting women’s resistance before, during, and after the Arab Spring Images of women protesting in the Arab Spring, from Tahrir Square to the streets of Tunisia and Syria, have become emblematic of the political upheaval sweeping the Middle East and North Africa. In Women Rising, Rita Stephan and Mounira M. Charrad bring together a provocative group of scholars, activists, artists, and more, highlighting the first-hand experiences of these remarkable women. In this

The New Middle East

The New Middle East
  • Author : Paul Danahar
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781620402542
GET THIS BOOKThe New Middle East

BBC bureau chief Paul Danahar sets out the new order in the Middle East following the Arab Spring, and explains what it will mean both for the region and the West. For the past forty years the story of the Middle East has been simple. The news images flashing across our TV screens from the Middle East provoked anger, outrage and, sometimes military action from the international community. But now the handful of dictators who ruled over hundreds of millions

Revolution 2.0

Revolution 2.0
  • Author : Wael Ghonim
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2012-01-17
  • ISBN : 9780547774046
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The former Google executive and political activist tells the story of the Egyptian revolution he helped ignite through the power of social media. In the summer of 2010, thirty-year-old Google executive Wael Ghonim anonymously launched a Facebook page to protest the death of an Egyptian man at the hands of security forces. The page’s following expanded quickly and moved from online protests to a nonconfrontational movement. On January 25, 2011, Tahrir Square resounded with calls for change. Yet just as the revolution

Palestinian Youth Activism in the Internet Age

Palestinian Youth Activism in the Internet Age
  • Author : Albana S. Dwonch
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-10-31
  • ISBN : 9781838600648
GET THIS BOOKPalestinian Youth Activism in the Internet Age

Since the Arab uprisings of 2011, Palestinian youth movements have formed unofficial and leaderless networks of political activism, using the internet to mobilise and bring together three generations of Palestinian activists. This book focuses on three key case studies that have marked a turning point in the development of youth-organised and grassroots Palestinian politics: the 15 March movement in Gaza, the Palestinians for Dignity movement in the West Bank, and the Prawer movement of young Palestinians in Israel. Drawing on extensive fieldwork

New Media Discourses, Culture and Politics after the Arab Spring

New Media Discourses, Culture and Politics after the Arab Spring
  • Author : Eid Mohamed,Aziz Douai
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-12-16
  • ISBN : 9780755640515
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This book investigates the interplay between media, politics, religion, and culture in shaping Arabs' quest for more stable and democratic governance models in the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” uprisings. It focuses on online mediated public debates, specifically user comments on online Arab news sites, and their potential to re-engage citizens in politics. Contributors systematically explore and critique these online communities and spaces in the context of the Arab uprisings, with case studies, largely centered on Egypt, covering micro-bloggers, Islamic

Transition Towards Revolution and Reform

Transition Towards Revolution and Reform
  • Author : Sonia L. Alianak
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-17
  • ISBN : 9780748692729
GET THIS BOOKTransition Towards Revolution and Reform

Compares the methods used by the secular leaders of Tunisia and Egypt to deal with revolution with the methods that the monarchs of Morocco and Jordan used to accommodate their peopleOCOs priority of reform. It asks why some Arab Spring uprisings led to"e;

The Arab Spring

The Arab Spring
  • Author : Jason Brownlee,Tarek E. Masoud,Tarek Masoud,Andrew Reynolds
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • ISBN : 9780199660070
GET THIS BOOKThe Arab Spring

Several years after the Arab Spring began, democracy remains elusive in the Middle East. While Tunisia has made progress towards democracy, other countries that overthrew their rulers - Egypt, Yemen, and Libya - remain in authoritarianism and instability. This volume provides a foundational exploration of the Arab Spring's successes and failures.

Taking to the Streets

Taking to the Streets
  • Author : Lina Khatib,Ellen Lust
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2014-05-20
  • ISBN : 9781421413136
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Taking to the Streets will be used in courses on Middle East politics and will be relevant to scholars and the general public interested in democratization, political change, and activism.

After the Arab Uprisings

After the Arab Uprisings
  • Author : Shamiran Mako,Valentine M. Moghadam
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-22
  • ISBN : 9781108429832
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A holistic and cross-disciplinary approach to understanding why a regional democratic transition did not occur after the Arab Spring protests, this accessible study highlights the salience of regime type, civil society, women's mobilizations, and external intervention across seven countries for undergraduate and postgraduate students and scholars.

The People Are Not an Image

The People Are Not an Image
  • Author : Peter Snowdon
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release Date : 2020-09-29
  • ISBN : 9781788733168
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A major intervention in media studies theorizes the politics and aesthetics of internet video The wave of uprisings and revolutions that swept the Middle East and North Africa between 2010 and 2012 were most vividly transmitted throughout the world not by television or even social media, but in short videos produced by the participants themselves and circulated anonymously on the internet. In The People Are Not An Image, Snowdon explores this radical shift in revolutionary self-representation, showing that the political consequences of

Voices of the Arab Spring

Voices of the Arab Spring
  • Author : Asaad Alsaleh
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-03-03
  • ISBN : 9780231538589
GET THIS BOOKVoices of the Arab Spring

Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Beginning in 2011, these stories offer unique access to the message that inspired citizens to act, their experiences during revolt, and the lessons they learned from some of the most dramatic changes and appalling events to occur in the history of the Arab world. The riveting, revealing, and sometimes heartbreaking stories in this

Where Did the Revolution Go?

Where Did the Revolution Go?
  • Author : Donatella della Porta
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-28
  • ISBN : 9781107173712
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This book looks at long-term consequences of social movements in times of transition on the quality of democracy in ensuing regimes. It will be useful to students in courses on political sociology, comparative politics, social movements, democratic theory, democratization, and revolution.