Chaos and Counterrevolution : Fallout from the Arab Spring
Fiyatı: 14,99 £ | 56,56 TL
- ÜRÜNÜN BULUNDUĞU ŞUBELERİMİZ
- Boğaziçi Üniversitesi
MOTOR KURYE İLE TESLİM
Yayıncı Zed Books ( 08 / 2015 ) ISBN 9781783606696 | 14,86x21,41x1,85 cm. | İngilizce | 320 Sayfa | Türler Politika - Dünya
The Arab Spring has consistently confounded expectations. While many in the West believed that the uprisings would usher in a new age of liberal, secular democracy in the Middle East, in reality their outcomes have proven to be both complex and contradictory. Most ominously of all, many countries have already experienced a dramatic counterrevolution, in the form of renewed dictatorship, while others have simply descended into chaos and internal conflict.Richard Falk, a distinguished scholar of international law and former UN Rapporteur on Palestine, has been writing on the Arab Spring since its inception in 2011. Chaos and Counterrevolution brings together his collected writings on the uprisings and their aftermath across the region, and offers a unique perspective on these momentous events. Through essays whose subjects range from the Syrian civil war and the emergence of ISIS to the coup in Egypt and the Gezi Park protests in Turkey, Falk explores how and why the Arab Spring has drifted so far from its original goals, and demonstrates how the West has exacerbated the problem through inept and counterproductive interventionism.Chaos and Counterrevolution provides invaluable insight into what has already become one of the defining episodes of our age.