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The Arab Spring guide provides information about researching the January 25 Revolution in Egypt as well as Arab Spring uprising in Tunisia, Yemen, and Libya.
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Isqat Al-Nizam Wiki

The following resources were created by students enrolled in HIST 412, "Isqat al-Nizam," a course in the comparative study of revolutions. Isqat al-nizam was a popular slogan chanted during the January 25th Revolution demonstrations. When prefaced by al sha'ab yoreed it translates to "the people want the fall of the regime."

Biographical Dictionary of the Egyptian Revolution:The entries given here represent the final assignment of the students in the course, and are intended as a guide to help those interested in the study of current events in Egypt.

Historical and Socioeconomic Background for the 2011 Egyptian Uprising: This page highlights certain structural factors that contributed to the 2011 Egyptian Uprising. It focuses on four interconnected variables: socioeconomic issues, the institutionalization of the coercive security apparatus (patrimonialism), international support networks, and popular mobilization (or lack thereof).

Role of Social Media in the January 25th Revolution: Entries in this category analyze Twitter feeds, YouTube videos, and other online social networks. The category also makes comparisons between Western news coverage of the demonstrations and reports gleaned from social networks.

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