Rational choice, frustration and social protest The case of unemployed graduates in Morocco

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Output type: Journal article

UM6P affiliated Publication?: Yes

Author list: Rachik, Abderrahmane

Publisher: Librairie Droz Geneve

Publication year: 2016

Journal: Revue Europeenne des Sciences Sociales (0048-8046)

Journal acronym: REV EUR SCI SOC

Volume number: 54

Issue number: 2

Start page: 195

End page: 218

Number of pages: 24

ISSN: 0048-8046

eISSN: 1663-4446

Languages: (FR-FR)

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The social movement of unemployed graduates in Morocco was born in an authoritarian political context. It has become an interlocutor to the public authorities thanks to its recurrent mobilization and its strategy of disturbing established order in the country's capital. The use of a rational choice paradigm can explain the success and permanent mobilization of the movement in a changing political system. While the theories of relative deprivation and resource mobilization offer another angle to efficiently keep track of the discontent and the evolutionary process characteristic of forms of social mobilization.


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