The Resource Morbid symptoms : relapse in the Arab uprising, Gilbert Achcar, (electronic resource)

Morbid symptoms : relapse in the Arab uprising, Gilbert Achcar, (electronic resource)

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Morbid symptoms : relapse in the Arab uprising
Title
Morbid symptoms
Title remainder
relapse in the Arab uprising
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Gilbert Achcar
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Language
eng
Summary
Since the first wave of uprisings in 2011, the euphoria of the "Arab Spring" has given way to the gloom of backlash and a descent into mayhem and war. The revolution has been overwhelmed by clashes between rival counter-revolutionary forces: resilient old regimes on the one hand and Islamic fundamentalist contenders on the other. In this eagerly awaited book, foremost Arab world and international affairs specialist Gilbert Achcar analyzes the factors of the regional relapse. Focusing on Syria and Egypt, Achcar assesses the present stage of the uprising and the main obstacles, both regional and international, that prevent any resolution. In Syria, the regime's brutality has fostered the rise of jihadist forces, among which the so-called Islamic State emerged as the most ruthless and powerful. In Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood's year in power was ultimately terminated by the contradictory conjunction of a second revolutionary wave and a bloody reactionary coup. Events in Syria and Egypt offer salient examples of a pattern of events happening across the Middle East. Morbid Symptoms offers a timely analysis of the ongoing Arab uprising that will engage experts and general readers alike. Drawing on a unique combination of scholarly and political knowledge of the Arab region, Achcar argues that, short of radical social change, the region will not achieve stability any time soon
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Midwest
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Achcar, Gilbert
Dewey number
909/.097492708312
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
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  • Arab Spring, 2010-
  • Protest movements
  • Electronic books
  • Syria
  • Egypt
  • Syria
  • Egypt
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adult
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Morbid symptoms : relapse in the Arab uprising, Gilbert Achcar, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891915
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1 online resource
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11891915
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Morbid symptoms : relapse in the Arab uprising, Gilbert Achcar, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891915
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891915
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891915
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891915
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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