Years after the Arab uprisings, the social situation has deteriorated across the Middle East and North Africa. Political, economic and personal insecurities have expanded, income from oil has declined and tourist revenues have collapsed due to instability. Against a backdrop of escalating armed conflicts and disintegrating state structures, millions have become internally displaced or refugees.
In this landmark volume, an international interdisciplinary team of researchers assess a survey of 9,000 16- to 30-year-olds from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen, resulting in the most comprehensive, in-depth study of young people in the MENA region to date. Given how rapidly events have moved in the Middle East and North Africa, the findings are in many regards unexpected.
About the Editors
Jörg Gertel is Professor of Arabic Studies and Economic Geography at the University of Leipzig, Germany.
Ralf Hexel is Director of the Department for the Near/Middle East and North Africa at the Friderich-Ebert-Stiftung.
About the Publisher
Saqi Books is a leading independent publisher of trade and academic books on the Middle East and North Africa with two imprints: Westbourne Press is committed to releasing engaging works that offer an alternative, progressive perspective on the leading issues of our time, and Telegram publishes new and classic international writing.