From the Editors
Julia Elyachar and Jessica Winegar
Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Egypt a Year after January 25th. On January 25, 2011, Egyptians from all social backgrounds marched to public squares across Egypt and began an 18 day revolution that captivated the world. Calls rang out in Tahrir for “Dignity, Freedom, and Social Justice.” Stereotypes of Arabs as apathetic and politically backward crumbled as Tunisians and then Egyptians (and now countless others) led the world in the first post-Cold War revolution ...Keep Reading »
Julia Elyachar is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine.
Jessica Winegar is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Northwestern University.
"The main aims of the democratization package seem to be covering up the state’s colonial history and responsibility for the “Kurdish problem,” and deliberately overlooking the economic marginalization and class stratification, as well the intensification of a class-based division of labor, in the country."click | email | tweet