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Women RisingIn and Beyond the Arab Spring$
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Rita Stephan and Mounira M. Charrad

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781479846641

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.001.0001

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Arab American Women and the Arab Spring

Arab American Women and the Arab Spring

An Interview with Summer Nasser

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(p.363) 40 Arab American Women and the Arab Spring
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Women Rising
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Emily Regan Wills

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0041

By means of an interview with a young female Yemeni American activist, Summer Nasser, Emily Regan Wills highlights how the diaspora communities influenced the politics of the Arab Spring. Summer Nasser is a leader in the Yemeni American Coalition for Change, a New York–based organization supporting peaceful revolution and the end of the Saleh regime in Yemen. In this interview, Summer explains how she understands the dynamics of gender and age in the revolution in Yemen and the transnational nature of this movement.

Keywords:   Yemeni American, Summer Nasser, gender, age, transnational, diaspora

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