New Forms of Youth Activism in Contested Cities: The Case of Beirut

@article{Harb2018NewFO,
  title={New Forms of Youth Activism in Contested Cities: The Case of Beirut},
  author={Mona Harb},
  journal={The International Spectator},
  year={2018},
  volume={53},
  pages={74 - 93}
}
  • Mona Harb
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • The International Spectator
Abstract Lebanese youth are constructed through fragmented lenses, and are recipients of partial, unresponsive, and often irrelevant policies. Despite these constraints, many youth have become actively engaged in political life, especially since 2005. Three types of youth engagement can be identified: i) the ‘conformists’, who privilege their sectarian belonging, ii) the ‘alternative groups’, who engage in professional NGOs, and iii) the new ‘activists’, who prefer loose organising centred on… Expand
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