Arab.Spring: Determinants of the Arab Spring uprising

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A dataset containing fuzzy-set membership scores for ten sets of state characteristics (per-capita GDP, economic inequality, etc.) across 20 states in northern Africa and the Arab Peninsula at the time of the Arab Spring uprisings of 2010-12.




A data frame with 20 rows and 10 variables, measured as fuzzy set membership scores.


Hussain, Muzammil M., and Philip N. Howard. 2013. "What Best Explains Successful Protest Cascades? ICTs and the Fuzzy Causes of the Arab Spring." International Studies Review 15(1): 48-66, Table 1. Data archived at

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