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Alienation or Integration of Arab Youth : Between Family, State and Street - Roel Meijer

Alienation or Integration of Arab Youth

Between Family, State and Street

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Published: 22nd June 2000
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An anthology of contributions from eleven renowned specialists in the field who deal with topics that effect Arab youth in the Middle East the most, such as demographic growth, rising unemployment, and the difficult prospects of their future. Apart from studies on violence and youth in the Algerian civil war, the book offers new insights into generational conflicts and attempts by contemporary youth to overcome their alienation by creating their own eclectic cultural solutions to the problems of tradition and modernity. The book is based on the latest research and opinion surveys held in different Arab countries.

Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
Preface
Introductionp. 1
Arab youth today: The generation gap, identity crisis and democratic deficitp. 17
The demographic inflection of the southern Mediterranean: Reasons for optimismp. 27
Youth and Arab politics: The political generation of 1935-36p. 47
The Egyptian generation of 1967: Reaction of the young to national defeatp. 71
Youth, the street and violence in Algeriap. 83
Morocco's next political generationp. 107
Legitimate subversion and the symbolism of integration in Rai music in Algeriap. 135
Youth in Morocco: An indicator of a changing societyp. 143
Caught between two worlds: Youth in the Egyptian hinterlandp. 161
The lost heritage: Generation conflicts in four Arabic novelsp. 189
Escape from the family: A theme in Arabic autobiographyp. 207
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ISBN: 9780700712557
ISBN-10: 0700712550
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 223
Published: 22nd June 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.17  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1