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Luciani ed. Another significant step towards the political integration of the descendants of migrants has been the recognition of dual citizenship by a number of countries and the granting of the right to transmit nationality to children born of a native woman and a foreign father Tunisia, ; Egypt, ; Algeria, ; and Morocco, Migrants originating from Arab Mediterranean countries, by region of residence, ca For decades, Arab states paid little or no attention to those who had left the country and to their descendants. Table 9. Reviving a sense of belonging to the homeland among migrants and especially their sons and daughters born in the diaspora was cultural diplomacy. Collyer, M. Top of page References Amer, M. This sudden, short-lived movement can be explained by a conjunction of facts: Tunisian border police operations broke down during the revolution and—as control over departures was relaxed—a large pool of would-be migrants were stranded, waiting for an opportunity to leave the country; and migratory pressure increased as Tunisia had to accommodate hundreds of thousands of migrant workers fleeing Libya, including many Tunisians Boubakri, To address the discrimination, abuse, and economic exploitation of Syrians in Jordan, policy makers will thus need to address the overarching structures that contribute to refugee disempowerment. Such a change is particularly meaningful in societies comprised of families and clans with an immemorial tradition of negating the individual. Take Mohamed Elbaradei, the former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency and overt opponent to President Mubarak; or Wael Ghonim, the internet activist, whose Facebook page—run from Dubai—provided, in real time, key information on developments during the Midan Tahrir demonstrations in Cairo. Hirschman, A. Where they will go is less clear.

Israel, which is at war with Syria, has kept its borders closed. Migrants originating from Arab Mediterranean countries, by region of residence, ca In the first half of an upsurge of irregular migration to Italy was recorded, with some 25, unauthorised migrants from Tunisia reaching Italy and Malta by sea.

Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Jordan during summerI show how labour formalization is an inadequate tool to address the economic disempowerment of Syrians. It is doubtful, however, that forced migration could rekindle the dynamics of the Arab Spring, for internally displaced persons are uprooted people who lack the necessary territorial base for revolt.

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Conclusion 35Expatriation and political protest are both rooted in deprivation and discontent and in the notion that life could be better, either in another place or at home under another regime. In both countries popular uprisings occurred in , but they ended very differently. To these Syrian refugees, one must add all the non-Syrians Iraqis and Palestinians who were refugees in Syria and who fled to become second order refugees in other countries, in particular Lebanon. It is doubtful, however, that forced migration could rekindle the dynamics of the Arab Spring, for internally displaced persons are uprooted people who lack the necessary territorial base for revolt. Instead, they undertook a long journey through Jordan, Egypt and then Libya from where they were smuggled across the Mediterranean at the risk of their lives. Empowerment through Development? So, what does the future look like? It is true that several high-profile figures of the Arab Spring have a history of migration or exile. Top of page References Amer, M. The fragile equilibrium between communities would then be threatened. Many reasons residing in the social and political systems of Arab countries have been put forward in the lavish literature on the Arab Spring. Among the , migrants smuggled by sea to Italy from January until April , more than 55, were Syrians Fargues and Di Bartolomeo, This new authoritarian rule is in many regards comparable to the regime overthrown in the revolution, except that the new authoritarian ruler was freely elected by an overwhelming majority. Roy eds. At the time of writing, it seems likely that emigration will continue for some time.

Their availability with regards to mobility and to risk-taking will not suddenly end. This sudden, short-lived movement can be explained by a conjunction of facts: Tunisian border police operations broke down during the revolution and—as control over departures was relaxed—a large pool of would-be migrants were stranded, waiting for an opportunity to leave the country; and migratory pressure increased as Tunisia had to accommodate hundreds of thousands of migrant workers fleeing Libya, including many Tunisians Boubakri, Schematically, one might hypothesise that a dominant pattern of emigration to the Gulf will translate into conservatism spreading in the origin communities of migrants; while a dominant pattern of emigration to the West will disseminate progressivism and democratic values in these same communities.

The fragile equilibrium between communities would then be threatened.

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This is the case in Tunisia. Stocks of current emigrants represent 8. Full text 1.

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Their availability with regards to mobility and to risk-taking will not suddenly end. Fargues, P. Figure 9. Morocco went a step further with its constitution of , granting eligibility rights in the kingdom to expatriate nationals. Migration and revolt have an age: both are typical of young adults. Stark O. In the first half of an upsurge of irregular migration to Italy was recorded, with some 25, unauthorised migrants from Tunisia reaching Italy and Malta by sea. Jaulin, T. At the time of writing, it seems likely that emigration will continue for some time. Roy eds.

It might also be that emigration has fostered a culture of protest in the governorates of origin of migrants.

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Mass Migration and Uprisings in Arab Countries: An Analytical Framework