Arab Revolutions and Beyond: The Middle East and by Sabah Alnasseri

By Sabah Alnasseri

This edited quantity brings jointly international views on twenty-first century Arab revolutions to theoretically and methodologically hyperlink those modern uprisings to resistance and protest events all over the world, specially within the Americas. of their analyses of those modifications, the foreign individuals have interaction in an exploration of various issues akin to social routine and cultures of resistance, geopolitical economics, civic advantage, identification development, human rights, and overseas fiscal and political effect. what's the ancient importance of those revolutions? What are the results past the center East? and the way are struggles in different areas of the realm being inspired by way of those occasions? those heretofore mostly unanswered questions are addressed during this assortment, constructed from shows at a 2013 overseas convention at the “Arab Revolutions and past” at York collage, Toronto, Canada.

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New York: Dell Pub. Co. Yergin, Daniel. 1991. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power. New York: Simon and Schuster. CHAPTER 3 ‘Dignity’ as Glocal Civic Virtue: Redefining Democracy Through Cosmopolitics in the Era of Neoliberal Governmentality Fotini Tsibiridou and Michalis Bartsidis INTRODUCTION This chapter deals with ‘dignity’ as a priority within the conceptual categories of civic virtue in order to redefine democracy and social activism in the era of neoliberal governmentality.

Though many have noted that the ‘new imperialism’ of the Bush administration well pre-dated 911, fewer have noticed the deeper continuities between the Clinton and Bush administrations which were evinced by the US’s unilateralism over Kosovo, its initiation of the bombing campaign in Iraq, and the passage of the Iraq Liberation Act in 1998, which committed the USA to regime change in Iraq (but see Gowan 1999a, b). …To the Fall Our whistle-stop tour of US imperialism in the Middle East has finally brought us to the more familiar terrain of the 2000s and Bush’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

TSIBIRIDOU AND M. BARTSIDIS However, we should be careful to analyse the signification locally and within different contexts, in order to define the value-related priorities as civic virtue that could become a force of commitment for subjects without being offensive or ignorant of local modalities of self, sociability, and consciousness. This is exactly what the new cosmopolitics consist of, replacing the obsolete cosmopolitanism (Stengers 1996–1997; Cheah 1998) and the dominant assumptions about rationality, secularism, democracy, and the modern coming up to consciousness.

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