Economía marxista para el Siglo XXI


Sociología crítica

David A. McMurray, Amanda Ufheil-Somers, eds.  The Arab Revolts: Dispatches on Militant Democracy in the Middle East.  Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 2013.  ix + 260 pp.  $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-00968-5; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-00975-3.

Reviewed by Denise Jenison (Kent State University)
Published on H-Empire (September, 2013)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

The Roots of the Arab Spring

When he set himself on fire on December 17, 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi
could not have known that his individual protest would launch a wave
of demonstrations that eventually removed a number of long-standing
dictators and seriously challenged others. The Arab Spring quickly
spread from Tunisia, the site of Bouazizi’s protests against official
harassment and corruption, to Egypt, Libya, Syria, Bahrain, and
Yemen. In association with the Middle East Research and Information
Project (MERIP), the contributors to _The Arab Revolts: Dispatches on
Militant Democracy in the Middle East_ do an excellent job of filling
in…

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