These readings were selected by the Friday class.
Citation: Alterman, J.B. (2011). Egypt: Stable, but for how long? The Washington Quarterly, 23, 4, 107–118.
Author note: Jon B. Alterman holds the Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy and is director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic International Studies
Citation: Lesch, A.M.(2011). Egypt’s spring: Causes of the revolution. Middle East Policy, XVIII, 3, 35-48.
Author note: Ann Lesch is a Professor of Political Science and the Associate Provost of International Programs at the American University in Cairo.
Hyperlink: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-4967.2011.00496.x/abstract (requires UALR library login)
Citation: Indyk, M.S. (2012). Prospects for democracy in egypt: Democracy assistance, Egypt, elections, North Africa, the arab awakening and middle east unrest. Brookings Institutes Foreign Policy Trip Reports, 35, 1-4.
Author note: Martin S. Indyk is the Vice President and Director of Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution.Hyperlink: http://www.brookings.edu/reports/2012/0123_egypt_indyk.aspx
Prospects for Democracy in Egypt: Democracy Assistance, Egypt, Elections, North Africa, The Arab Awakening and Middle East Unrest – Martin S. Indyk
Citation: Tufekci, Z., Wilson, C. (2012). Social media and the decision to participate in political protest: Observations from Tahrir Square. Journal of Communication, 62, 363–379.Author note: Zeynep Tufekci publishes from the School of Information and Library Science and Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Hyperlink: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1460-2466.2012.01629.x/full (UALR login needed)