Tunisia: At the Roots of the Arab Spring: Economic Restructuring without Integration

  • Leila Simona Talani
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


Commentators like to point out the extent to which Tunisia was an unlikely candidate to spark the revolution (Hamid 2011). Politically it seemed to be stable, although stability was a function of repression (Hibou 2011), and economically it had been praised by international organisations as an example. The country was indeed considered until very recently as one of the success stories of the region (Pollack 2011).


Middle East Brain Drain Economic Restructuring Structural Adjustment Programme Global Political Economy 
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  • Leila Simona Talani
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  1. 1.King’s College LondonUK

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