Arab youth want jobs and homes before democracy – survey

Young Arabs are more interesting in earning a fair wage and owning a home then fighting for democracy, according to the results of the latest ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey published today.
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9 ARAB YOUTH SEE FRANCE MOST FAVOURABLY AMONG ALL FOREIGN COUNTRIES; VIEWS OF CHINA AND INDIA ARE ALSO INCREASINGLY POSITIVE.jpg
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8 THE UAE IS SEEN AS A MODEL NATION BY MIDDLE EAST YOUTH.jpg
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7 TRADITIONAL VALUES ARE BEING INCREASINGLY CHALLENGED BY A MODERN OUTLOOK.jpg
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6 THE ARAB SPRING WILL NOT SPREAD FURTHER, ACCORDING TO THE REGION’S YOUTH.jpg
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5 ARAB YOUTH FEEL AN INCREASED SENSE OF TRUST IN GOVERNMENT BUT HAVE HEIGHTENED CONCERNS ABOUT CORRUPTION.jpg
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4 REGIONAL YOUTH SEE THE ARAB SPRING AS A POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT AND NOW FEEL GREATER OPTIMISM ABOUT THE FUTURE.jpg
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3 ARAB YOUTH SAY THAT LACK OF DEMOCRACY AND CIVIL UNREST ARE THE BIGGEST OBSTACLES FACING THEM AND THE REGION.jpg
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2 HIGH COST OF LIVING REMAINS THE GREATEST CONCERN AMONG ARAB YOUTH.jpg
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1 FAIR PAY AND HOME OWNERSHIP DISPLACE DESIRE FOR DEMOCRACY AS TOP PRIORITY.jpg
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Wed 02 May 2012 11:11 AM GST