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Change and Opportunities in the Emerging Mediterranean

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 1 - 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 Naeighbourhood 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 
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