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Professor M. Yassine Essid: Article (16 04 2014) + Commentary by William Coleman

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Les Deux Corps du Cheikh et la métaphore du pouvoir


Par Yassine Essid
16/04/2014 à 21h35


New Contributor to the Blog

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I am pleased to announce that a colleague in the Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) Globalizion and Autonomy will be participating in this blogue.  Professor Mohamed Yassine Essid was the leader of a research group in this MCRI that was based in Tunisia and which included scholars from North Africa, the Middle East and Southern Europe.  In addition to his academic work, he


No Internet, No Revolution? A Review of Manuel Castells’ Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age by Nawroos Shibli

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2011 was a year of revolutions. It seemed that popular protests, mass gatherings, and the occupation of public squares, roundabouts and parks spread like wildfire across the world.



added Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:12:11 +0000

Cover photo of the new book

I am pleased to announce the recent publication of a book entitled "Fifty Key Thinkers on Globalization" published by Routledge.  I wrote it in company with Professor Alina Sajed, currently based at the University of Hong Kong.  Dr. Sajed will be taking up a position at McMaster University later this year, 2013.


Two Mediterranean Worlds: Diverging Paths of Globalization and Autonomy

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This book is the 8th published in the Globalization and Autonomy Series of University of British Columbia Press.  It is an English translation of the original French edition entitled Deux Méditerranées: Les Voies de la mondialisation et de l'autonomie published by Les Presses de l'Université Laval in 2010.  You can find information on the book at the UBC Press website, including its Ta


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