Creativity in Algerian Protests' Slogans against Bouteflika's Fifth-Term Presidency

  • Zohra Labed Ecole Normale Supérieure d'Oran Algeria
Keywords: Creativity, Slogans, Street Art, Algerian Protest, Peace, Facebook, Change


Massive street demonstrations against the 82-year-old president Bouteflika's bid for the fifth term have taken place across Algeria and are still going on since 22 February 2019. A special peculiarity of these Algerian events is that the protesters have walked peacefully raising their voices through chanting and writing creative slogans against the prevailing regime. The objective of this study is to test the validity of the Investment Theory of Creativity with regards to the Algerian protesters’ slogans against Bouteflika’s fifth term presidential candidacy. Out of the six theory components, our results reveal the insufficient and questionable presence of the knowledge component.

Author Biography

Zohra Labed, Ecole Normale Supérieure d'Oran Algeria
Associate Professor Department of English


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How to Cite
Labed, Z. (2020). Creativity in Algerian Protests’ Slogans against Bouteflika’s Fifth-Term Presidency. SOCIALreview. International Social Sciences Review / Revista Internacional De Ciencias Sociales, 9(2), pp. 105-118.