The Rebel

Who is the rebel in the Middle East and North Africa? Translating the 'rebel' in the Arab spring context bears lexical and semantic difficulties, but, most of all, it requires to guard oneself from western liberal bias. Discussing different notions of 'the rebel' and related Arab...

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Published in:Middle East - Topics & Arguments
Main Authors: Lang, Felix, Théoleyre, Malcolm
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2016
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Summary:Who is the rebel in the Middle East and North Africa? Translating the 'rebel' in the Arab spring context bears lexical and semantic difficulties, but, most of all, it requires to guard oneself from western liberal bias. Discussing different notions of 'the rebel' and related Arabic terms such as <em>thāʾir</em> and <em>mutamarrid</em>, this article introduces META issue #6 on 'The Rebel'.
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/meta.2016.6.5129