Jordanians mount hundreds of protests every year, most of which are small and non-contentious. In most instances, protesters adhere to regime “redlines” about where they can protest and what claims they make. What political roles to non-contentious protests play, for the regime as well as for protesters? Drawing on extensive field research in Jordan, this talk will explore routine protests and their implication for the future of political expression in Jordan.
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- Arabic; Political Science; Middle East Studies and North Africa Studies