Tag: Egyptian uprising

Why Al-Jazeera America Never Gained Traction

MPeterson , November 28th, 2017

“Can Al Jazeera English leverage its ‘Egypt moment’ into an American audience?” That question was asked back in 2011 by William Youmans and Katie Brown in a 2011 article…


Dying For The Revolution: Special Journal Issue

MPeterson , August 19th, 2015

“Death lies at the beginning of the Arab uprisings and continues to haunt them.” So writes Amira Mittermeier in the introduction to a special collection of articles in…


International Sociology Of The Arab Uprisings

MPeterson , July 4th, 2015

The latest issue of the journal International Sociology features three articles on the Egyptian revolution, as well as a couple of other articles on the Arab uprisings generally….


New Book On Revolutionary Egypt (With A Chapter By Yours Truly)

MPeterson , June 9th, 2015

I have a chapter in this new book on the Egyptian revolution. In 2012 I traveled to Oxford University to participate in an interdisciplinary conference on the Egyptian…


Al-Sisi On-Line: Egypt’s President On Social Media

MPeterson , May 29th, 2015

In Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak notoriously was anything but sophisticated in his understanding of social media. Seeing it as a toy available only to an educated and relatively…


“From Arab Spring to Arab Winter”: Special Journal Issue

MPeterson , April 26th, 2015

Why didn’t the 2011 uprisings lead to democratization? That’s the question posed by articles in a special issue of the journal Democratization. Photo Credit: tolkien1914 via Compfight cc…


Whatever Happened to Democratization in Egypt?

MPeterson , April 25th, 2015

“Pathways of Post-Uprising States” according to Ray Hinnebusch’s article in the most recent issue of the journal Democratization. Democratization theory–a continually developin…