The Arab Revolutions (2011) and its Impact on the Concepts of Liberty and Political Participation from the Perspective of Students at Palestinian Universities in the West Bank( An-Najah National University as a Model)

Year: 
2015
Discussion Committee: 
Dr. Ra'ed N'erat/supervisor
Dr. Ahmad Fares/external examiner
Dr. Hasan Ayyoub/interal examiner
Supervisors: 
Dr. Ra'ed N'erat/supervisor
Authors: 
Rafat Fuad Abdulelrahman Rayyan
Abstract: 
The study aimed to clarify the impact of the 2011 Arab Revolt on liberty and political participation of the Palestinian University students in West Bank Najah National University (a model), according to the different variables (gender, age, school year, college, place of residence, and if you previously have been jailed). The researcher used descriptive analytical method. The study sample, consisted of 496 of An-Najah National University students, and the framework of this study extended from 2011-2013. The results of the study showed that the Arab Revolutions have highly affected the concept degree of liberty, which also highly influenced the concept of political participation as well. The results also showed that there is no statistically significant differences at the level of significance (0.05=a) in the impact of the 2011 Arab Revolutions on the liberty and political participation concepts of the Palestinian University students in West Bank, due to the variable of sex. The results also showed that there is no statistically significant differences at the level of significance (0.05=a) in the impact of the 2011 Arab Revolutions on the liberty and political participation concepts of the Palestinian University students in West Ban, due to the variable of age. The results also showed that there is no statistically significant differences at the level of significance (0.05=a) in the impact of the 2011 Arab Revolutions on the liberty and political participation concepts of the Palestinian University students in West Bank, due to the variables of school year. The results also showed that there is no statistically significant differences at the level of significance (0.05=a) in the impact of the 2011 Arab Revolutions on the liberty and political participation concepts of the Palestinian University students in West Bank, due to the variable of the college. The results also showed that there is no statistically significant differences at the level of significance (0.05=a) in the impact of the 2011 Arab Revolutions on the liberty and students’ political participation concepts at Al-Najah National University in West Bank attributed to the place of residence. The results also showed that there is no statistically significant differences at the level of significance (0.05=a) in the impact of the 2011 Arab Revolutions on the liberty and political participation concepts of the Palestinian University students in West Bank due to the variable of ever being jailed. In conclusion, the study recommended the need to hold seminars at the University, to increase the students’ awareness of their rights, political and social duties, and to take advantage of the understanding which was produced by the revolutions in educating students about the importance of their role and enhance their confidence to change and reform. The study also recommended that the student blocks should play a greater role in raising student awareness and developing them politically , and to have a weight in political and social issues such as achieving reconciliation, and putting an end to the division, and the fight against corruption and to achieve social justice. The study also recommended the need to reduce the language of rivalry between student blocks and to benefit from students enthusiasm in bringing real political development in the Palestinian society, and to push for a Palestinian national unity, and the rejection of disunity, and the acceptance of others despite the intellectual differences with him.
Pages Count: 
125
Status: 
Published