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This volume is a theoretical analysis of the current crises of state and societal transformations in the Middle East and North Africa. The emphasis on the impact and limits of neoliberal governmentality places these uprisings within the specific contextual and structural environment of neoliberal globalization
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Introduction: Neoliberal Governmentality and the Future of the State in the Middle East and North Africa -- 2. Squaring the Circle? Transitology and the Arab Revolts -- 3. The Failure of the State (Re)Building Process in Iraq -- 4. Welfare Genocide: rentierism, neoliberalism, and the corporatization of the public sector in Jordan -- 5. Islamism and Neo-liberalism in the Aftermath of the 2011 Arab Uprisings: The Freedom and Justice Party in Egypt and Nahda in Tunisia -- 6. The Arab Revolutions, Jihadism and the future of the Arab State -- 7. 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell': The Israeli Nuclear Taboo and the Limits of Global Governmentality -- 8. The Egyptian Trade Union Movement: Which Impact on the Transformation Process? -- 9. The Kurdish Question, Urban Protests and the Reconstruction of the Turkish State and Politics -- 10. The Impossible Revolution: Why Did the Arab Spring Fail to Materialize in Lebanon and Israel/Palestine? -- 11. In Lieu of Conclusion: from Bare life to Dignity.
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