Muhammad Faour

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The Silent Revolution in Lebanon: Changing Values of the Youth by Muhammad Faour (1998)

Based on surveys of Lebanese students at the Lebanese University and the American University of Beirut during the period 1993-1996, Dr. Faour concludes that a normative transformation in social values of the Lebanese youth is taking place, notably in the direction of individualism and gender equality. A more far-reaching silent revolution that is seeping through society is the rise in democratic practices within the Lebanese nuclear family at the expense of authoritarianism.​