Director of the Centre for Global Development and Honorary Professor of Sociology, University of Aberdeen
BSc Sociology - 1970
MSc Sociology with Politics - 1975
PhD - 1982
Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisias former long-time president who died in mid-September, will probably be remembered best as the first autocrat to fall during the popular uprisings that spread across the Middle East in...
Jun 13, 2017 08:37 am UTC| Insights & Views
During the Tunisian revolution of 2010-11, which sparked the Arab uprisings, protesters would chant A job is a right, you pack of thieves!. In Ben Alis Tunisia, supposedly a democratising country that regularly received...