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Introduction: Being Young and Muslim in Neoliberal Times

Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Muslim youth have assumed a central, if complex, place in the politics and cultures and politics of the global South and North. Their cultural behavior can be understood as representing a new arena ... More


Young Egyptians’ Quest for Jobs and Justice

Linda Herrera

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Youth in Egypt and throughout the Muslim Middle East are the most educated and globalized generation in history. Yet they are coming of age in a climate of unemployment, repressive regimes, a youth ... More


Facing the global challenge of youth employment

Ragui Assaad and Deborah Levison

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the global challenge of youth employment, arguing that employment inadequacy among young people is a much broader phenomenon than youth unemployment as conventionally defined. ... More


‘Atef, the people of Egypt are forced to eat bricks!’ Socio-Economic Context

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

in Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses the structural context within which protest networks emerged, focusing on socio-economic factors. Drawing on social movement theory and revolution studies, this chapter looks at ... More


Demographic Transitions across the Middle East and North Africa

David Beck and Paul Dyer

in Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The significant youth population of the Middle East and North Africa region represents a contemporary manifestation of the region’s historic demographic transition. Unfolding in the decades since ... More


The Young and the Restless: Frontier’s Favorable Demographics

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Highlights frontier markets’ favorable demographics—large, young populations—and the one-time demographic dividend of modernization.


Orphanhood, Poverty, and the Post-ARV Generation

Kristen E. Cheney

in Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter brings attention to the daily struggles faced by young people in contemporary Uganda, where indeed all children are affected in some way by HIV/AIDS but also by persistent structural, ... More


Introduction: On Digital Contention and Everyday Life

Mohamed Zayani

in Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190239763
eISBN:
9780190239800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239763.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This introductory chapter offers a contextual analysis of the relationship between media and politics within the Middle East and North Africa region and reflects on the relevance of the Tunisian ... More


The Disequilibria of Transitions

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

The differences in the stages of development have influenced the rate at which countries go through their demographic transitions resulting in youth bulges and surplus labour in developing countries ... More


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