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Published: 27 July 2016

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190224615

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Young Generation Awakening

Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Edited by Edward A. Sayre and Tarik M. Yousef

  • Original examination of newly available micro level data sets on socioeconomic conditions of youth
  • Comprehensive analysis of the role of grievances in fomenting the Arab Spring uprisings
  • Ties the growing crisis of refugees in the Middle East and Europe to the political events that began with the Arab Spring
  • Promotes controversial thesis that socioeconomic conditions---as opposed to political repression, religious extremism, and violence---were central to the development of the Arab Spring events