Arab Uprisings

Articles

Introduction: Examining Gender Issues and Political Change in the Contemporary Middle East through an Intersectionality Lens

Abstract This special Issue of Rowaq Arabi captures the multi-layered changes in the gender politics of the Middle East and…

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Book Reviews

Book Review: ‘Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring’, edited by Rita Stephan and Mounira M. Charrad

Women’s participation in contentious politicsis at the centre of Western academia’s understanding of the Arab Spring. Some scholars were surprised…

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Views

Views: Have We Understood Transformations in Tunisia over the Last Decade?

This text offers a critical reading of the perspective from which many human rights activists have understood transformations in Tunisia…

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Views: Did the Egyptian Revolution Fail?

The uprising of 25 January 2011 was the first significant revolt against the system of governance created in Egypt in…

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Views: The Demographic Dimension of Population Growth’s Role in the Arab Uprisings

  Over the past century, the Arab region has experienced dramatic population growth, not only caused by high birth rates…

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