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The status of human rights in post-Arab Spring. (c2015)

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dc.contributor.author Chaaban, Maram
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-30T06:18:14Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-30T06:18:14Z
dc.date.copyright 2015
dc.date.issued 2015-09-30
dc.date.submitted 2015-05-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/2207
dc.description.abstract This thesis examines the relationship between the global human rights regime and the post-Arab Spring constitutional transition, taking Egypt and Tunisia as a comparative case study. First, it assesses hypothetical claim of global human rights regime having played a critical role in catalyzing the equal rights movements in both countries. Second, it reviews post-revolution constitutional changes as well as global human rights development indicators in Tunisia and Egypt in order to determine the extent to which new global human rights principles have been imbedded in the new political foundations. The comparative analysis highlights significant impacts of globalization in inspiring Arab Spring human rights movements. Yet, comparative differences reveal that Tunisia has fared better than Egypt in the formulation and implementation of human rights principles during its transitional period. Egypt’s economic challenges are among the major obstacles undermining the advancement of human rights agenda. Economic developments and social equity remain critical prerequisite for the integration of human rights and political reforms in the region. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Human rights -- Egypt en_US
dc.subject Human rights -- Tunisia en_US
dc.subject Human rights and globalization en_US
dc.subject Arab Spring, 2010- en_US
dc.subject Constitutional law -- Egypt en_US
dc.subject Constitutional law -- Tunisia en_US
dc.subject Lebanese American University -- Dissertations en_US
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en_US
dc.title The status of human rights in post-Arab Spring. (c2015) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.term.submitted Spring en_US
dc.author.degree MA in International Affairs en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200601663 en_US
dc.author.commembers Rowayheb, Marwan
dc.author.commembers Baroudi, Sami
dc.author.woa OA en_US
dc.author.department International Affairs en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 hard copy: xi, 62 leaves; ill.; 30 cm. available at RNL. en_US
dc.author.advisor Salamey, Imad
dc.keywords Arab Spring en_US
dc.keywords Globalization en_US
dc.keywords Human rights en_US
dc.keywords Egypt en_US
dc.keywords Tunisia en_US
dc.keywords Constitution en_US
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Includes bibliographical references (leaves 57-62). en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.26756/th.2015.18


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