The Future of the Arab Spring
  • Release Date : 17 September 2013
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 124 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780124165748
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Download or read book entitled The Future of the Arab Spring by author: Maryam Jamshidi which was release on 17 September 2013 and published by Elsevier with total page 124 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Civic entrepreneurship lies at the heart of the Arab Spring. From the iconic image of an occupied Tahrir Square to scenes of dancing protesters in Syria and politically conscious hip hop in Tunisia, people across the Middle East and North Africa continue to collaborate and experiment their way out of years of dictatorship and political stagnation. The Future of the Arab Spring examines the spirit of civic entrepreneurship that brought once untouchable dictators to their knees and continues to shape the region's political, artistic, and technology sectors. Through interviews with some of the region's leading civic entrepreneurs, including political activists, artists, and technologists, Maryam Jamshidi broadens popular understandings of recent events in this misunderstood region of the world. Features first-hand interviews with some of the most important political, cultural, and economic players on the ground in Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia, and other Arab Spring countries Offers a window into a region often misunderstood in the United States Illuminates the potential for positive, grassroots change in the social, political, and economic systems of Arab countries