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Nubar Hovsepian


The Arab Pro-Democracy Movement: Struggles to Redefine Citizenship

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  We are witnessing a historic moment in Egypt and the Arab world. The youth of the region have a revolutionary opportunity to enfranchise citizens---this is the antithesis of the entire post-colonial formula. I am trying to identify the tangible but radical changes that can take place. Clearly there are many forces in Egypt that might undermine this revolutionary situation. The old political parties, and most importantly the Muslim Brotherhood—might try cutting deals. ...

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Nubar Hovsepian


Nubar Hovsepian is Armenian Egyptian—or just a proud Egyptian who teaches Political Science at Chapman University. He is working on a new book: Edward W. Said: The Politics of a Public Intellectual.