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The Twitter Revolutions: Social Media in the Arab Spring


Kevin H. Govern


Ave Maria School of Law; California University of Pennsylvania; CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

2011

JURIST Forum (http://jurist.org), October 24, 2011

Abstract:     
JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law says that social media and networking have proven pivotal in the success of the Arab Spring protest movements in a manner that was previously unforeseen by commentators and scholars.

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Keywords: Social Media, Networking, Arab Spring, Jasmine Revolution, Tunisia, Libya, Iran, Iraq, Bahrain, Yemen, Syria, Protest Movements, Law and Ethics

JEL Classification: H56

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Date posted: June 26, 2012  

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Govern, Kevin H., The Twitter Revolutions: Social Media in the Arab Spring (2011). JURIST Forum (http://jurist.org), October 24, 2011. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2093434 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2093434

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