TITLE

Don't Call It the 'Arab Spring' Just Yet

AUTHOR(S)
Ghitis, Frida
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
World Politics Review (19446284);9/22/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Thearticle discusses the term Arab Spring that applies to the uprisings that have occurred in several Arab countries. It notes how this term evokes a Hollywoodish outcome where the moral force and courage of people have ended the regime of dictators in the region. It indicates the revival of the term after Tunisia's dictator Zine el Abidine Ben Ali fled from his country. It cites objections to this term which is seen as another derogatory expression of Western Orientalism.
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65815654

 

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