From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
The Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon’s magnum opus, was published in 1961, a few days after his death. The book was not only influential for several generations of grassroots movements and activists in Africa, the United States, and Latin America; it was also discussed and debated extensively in intellectual circles across the globe. The reception of the book was more mitigated in the Arab world. This might be due to Fanon’s sweeping criticism of national bourgeoisie, ...Keep Reading »
Yasser Munif is Professor of Sociology at Emerson College, where he teaches courses on nationalism, political economy, Middle Eastern politics, and social movements. He is a co-founder of the "Global Campaign of Solidarity with the Syrian Revolution," which aims to shed light on grassroots resistance and everyday struggles. He recently spent several months in northern Syria where he is conducting research on local governance, post-Asad reconstruction, and internally displaced persons. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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