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Title Arab youth : social mobilization in times of risk / edited by Samir Khalaf and Roseanne Saad Khalaf.
Published London : Saqi, 2011.
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 Floor3  HQ799.M628 A739 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description 415 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-407) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Youth as a social category. Youth as a social category and as a social process / Johanna Wyn -- Reclaiming youthfulness / Asef Bayat -- The negotiation of waithood : the political economy of delayed marriage in Egypt / Diane Singerman -- The demographic youth bulge and social rupture / Youssef Courbage -- pt. 2. Negotiating identity in times of risk. Social learning and community participation : youth at risk in two marginalized urban neighborhoods in Amman, Jordan / Curtis N. Rhodes, Jr., Haytham A. Mihyar, and Ghada Abu El-Rous -- Saudi youth : initiative and inertia / Mai Yamani -- Between silences and screams : the Lebanese postmemory experience / Craig Larkin -- pt. 3. Representation and self-perception. The politics of fun in the Islamic Republic of Iran : re-creation of recreation / Pardis Mahdavi -- Idealistic and indignant young Lebanese / Roseanne Saad Khalaf -- In good times or bad? : discourse on the national identity of Lebanese upper class youth / Nicolien Kegels -- pt. 4. Militancy and street violence. Male gender and rituals of resistance in Palestinian intifada : a cultural politics of violence / Julie Peteet -- Revenge of the wretched : Islam and violence in the Bab al Tabaneh neighborhood of Tripoli / Mohammad Abi Samra -- Neighborhood violence among youth gangs in the southern suburbs of Beirut (Chiah) / Fidel Sbeity -- pt. 5. Voluntarism and civil society. Uniforms and salutes : fascism and youth politics in Syria and Lebanon under French rule / Jennifer Dueck -- Youth networks, space, and political mobilization : Lebanon's independence intifada / Christian Gahre -- pt. 6. Popular culture and music. Sanctioned pleasures : youth negotiations of leisure sites and morality in al-Dahiya / Lara Deeb and Mona Harb -- European Muslim youth : towards a cool Islam? / Miriam Gazzah -- Music consumption and the navigation of identities : transnational Moroccan youth in Britain / Carolyn Landau -- Scratch the past--this is our soundtrack : hip-hop in Lebanon / Angie Nassar.
Subject Youth -- Political activity -- Middle East.
Youth -- Middle East -- Social conditions.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Related Names Khalaf, Samir.
Khalaf, Roseanne Saad.
ISBN 9780863564574 (pbk.)
0863564577 (pbk.)
OCLC number 756580450