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Edited by Omar Grech and Monika Wohlfeld, 2014

Table of contents   

Chapter 1 - Migration in the Mediterranean: Introductory Observations  - Ugo Mifsud Bonnici 

Chapter 2 - The Dynamics of Migration: The Role of the European Asylum Support Office  - Robert K. Visser 

Chapter 3 - Population Movements in the Aftermath of the Arab Awakening: The Syrian Refugee Crisis between Regional Factors and State Interest - Ibrahim Awad 

Chapter 4 - Migrants' and Refugees' Rights: A Brief International Law Perspective  - Omar Grech 

Chapter 5 - Migration in the Mediterranean: Human Rights Perspectives  - Mu'ayyad Mehyar  

Chapter 6 - Is Migration a Security Issue?  - Monika Wohlfeld

Chapter 7 - Border Management Issues: Border Security and Humanitarian Aspects  - Detlef W. Karioth 

Chapter 8 - Illegal Migration as a Major Threat to Libya's Security  - Mustafa O. Attir

Chapter 9 - African Refugees in the Southern Mediterranean  - Tom Lodge

Chapter 10 - A View from the Ground: Human Security Threats to Irregular Migrants across the Mediterranean - Derek Lutterbeck 

Chapter 11 - Striving for Justice and Freedom in the World of Migration and Development - A Practioner's Perspective - Marcelle Bugre

Chapter 12 - International Migration: Human Rights and Development Dimensions  - Colm Regan


Edited by Stephen Calleya and Monika Wohlfeld, 2012

This book has been reviewed by:
1. Abadjian, V. in the Security and Human Rights Journal , 2014, No. 4   (and)
2. Ali, Hamdy Bashir M., in “The Arab Spring: Comparative Perspectives and Regional Implications,”  ed. Philipp O. Amour, Special issue, Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations 12, no. 3, (Fall 2013): 110-113.  

As a promoter of dialogue and co-operation in the Mediterranean, the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies has brought together in this book a broad array of thinkers and policy-makers from both shores of the Mediterranean to reflect on a diverse range of issues pertaining to the 'Arab Spring'.
Book front pages  
Table of contents   
List of contributors   
Preface by Dr Joe Borg, Chairman of the Board of MEDAC  
Foreword by Dr Tonio Borg, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malta  

Introduction by Prof. Stephen Calleya and Dr Monika Wohlfeld  
Part I - The Events of 2011
Chapter 1 - The Arab Revolutions of 2011: Revolutions of Dignity  - Zaid Eyadat  
Chapter 2 - The Revolution in Tunisia: an Opportunity for a Real Change  - Ahmed Driss  
Chapter 3 - Tunisia: the Paradigm of a "Happy Revolution"  - Bichara Khader  
Chapter 4 - The Egyptian Revolution  - Noha Bakr  
Chapter 5 - The Arab Regional System and the Arab Spring  - Bruce Maddy-Weitzman  
Part I Bibliographical References  
Part II - The Challenges of Good Governance: Political and Economic Perspectives
Chapter 6 - Human Rights and the Democracy in North Africa: Challenges for Change  - Omar Grech  
Chapter 7 - Good "Democratic" Governance in the Mediterranean  - Fouad M. Ammor  
Chapter 8 - The Euro-Med Economies in Early 2010s: Two Coasts in Crisis  - Zafiris Tzannatos  
Chapter 9 - The Role of Armed Forces in the Arab Uprisings  - Derek Lutterbeck  
Chapter 10 - Media in North Africa: the Case of Egypt  - Lourdes Pullicino  
Part II Bibliographical References   

Part III - The Role of Civil Society
Chapter 11 - The Changing Role of Civil Society in the Euro-Mediterranean Area  - Claire Spencer  
Chapter 12 - Women, Citizenship and Change: The Role of Women's Movement in the Arab World - Colm Regan  
Chapter 13 - Civil Society, Youth and the Arab Spring  - Rama Halaseh  
Chapter 14 - Intercultural Dialogue and the Emerging Mediterranean: Realigning the Anna Lindh Foundation Strategy - Paul Walton  
Part III Bibliographical References

Part IV - Lessons Learned from Other Regions of the EU Neighbourhood
Chapter 15 - The 1989 Changes in Central and Eastern Europe: Lessons for the Arab Nations?  - Anthony Jones  
Chapter 16 - The European's Eastern Accession and Neighbourhood Processes: Do Post-1989 Experiences in Central and Eastern Europe have Lessons for the Arab Spring? - Nick Hopkinson  
Chapter 17 - Between Russian and the EU: Lessons from the Orange Revolution in Ukraine  - Olexiy Haran  
Chapter 18 - Turkey and the Arab Spring: the Revolutions in Turkey's near Abroad  - Bahri Yilmaz  
Chapter 19 - Turkey as a Source of Inspiration for the Arab Spring: Opportunities and Challenges - Adam Balcer  
Part IV Bibliographical References

Part V - The EU's Response to Challenges in the Emerging Mediterranean
Chapter 20 - The EU's Relations with its Mediterranean Neighbours in a Regional Perspective  - Andreas Marchetti  
Chapter 21 - A Strategic Reassessment of EU Policy in the Mediterranean  - Stephen Calleya  
Chapter 22 - In the Face of Revolution: the Libyan Civil War and Migration Politics in Southern Europe - Cetta Mainwaring  
Chapter 23 - Energy Security in the Euro-Mediterranean Region  - Manfred Weissenbacher  
Chapter 24 - The OSCE's Mediterranean Dialogue: Can it Contribute to Democratization in North African Countries?  - Monika Wohlfeld  
Part V Bibliographical References   

Edited by Omar Grech and Monika Wohlfeld, 2010

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