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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62251–259 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.784545
Published: 01 April 2013
... approach of Al Wardi, his hypotheses including his theories on the ‘ambivalent personality’ exemplified in Iraq, which was later generalized to the Arab personality more broadly, and his sociological critiques. It was in these areas that Al Wardi became one of the leading liberal thinkers in the Arab world...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131123–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.123
Published: 01 March 2020
... seeks to put the reader in the general context of the research available before further elaborating on the topic. She describes the general conditions of the Ottoman Empire during Abdul Hamid II’s reign and explores his personality, since his character plays an important role in anticipating the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... seemed to deepen as the military regime came to power in 1978, which implemented more authoritarian and tyrannical measures and eliminated various other civil organizations. During this period began what is referred to here as the “ambivalence of military and policies,” as in the politicization of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11325–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113002
Published: 03 September 2018
... Christians’ rights in Egypt, it shows that the Islamists’ conception of citizenship is driven by ideological and political considerations. It contends that the Brotherhood adopts an ambivalent and ambiguous understanding of citizenship that can be construed by three key factors: ideological stance...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11347–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113003
Published: 03 September 2018
... the admission of inequalities of status. The search for personal interest, the valorization of competition, social comparison, and individual achievement are valued. 1. For full details see, World Values Survey Wave 6 2010–2014 Official Aggregate v.20140429 (WVS Association...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102228–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297565
Published: 01 April 2017
...; UAE is 98th and Saudi Arabia is 103rd out of a list of 122 countries.2 The first paper that constitutes the base of this work pertains to Borglund and Engvall (2014) where the ambivalence of the nature of open data is probed in terms of it being data, information, document or record. Data have been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
... something as an existential threat or as a non-threat, respectively (Buzan and Waever 2012, 491). Within this pol- itical community, Egypt and its region reflect a mutually constitutive dynamic and security complex in the context of which that country s role has grown increasingly ambivalent. As a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84582–583 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1083159
Published: 01 October 2015
... resistance of Israeli rule. While in detention these women set up discussion groups; taught each other various skills; shared books, stories, songs and poetry; organized strikes, including hunger strikes; and formed committees to manage daily routines and retain a level of personal hygiene. They even...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84505–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1079979
Published: 01 October 2015
... the person s characteristics and to find explanations of why he/she behaves the way he/she does (Greenberg and Baron 1997). Cultural perception can be clouded by stereotypes, which are both descriptive and prescriptive. They are descriptive in the way they can form the perceiver s belief and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83379–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1051377
Published: 01 July 2015
... claiming that it had taken part in the meeting in order to relay the people s demands to the regime and to assess the regime s willingness to meet these demands. In the coming days, the ambivalent MB continued to oscillate between the regime and the revolutionaries. By 8 February, it had reverted back to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74499–509 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.955986
Published: 01 October 2014
... Iraq was founded as a modern state. He died just before the decline of the Fourth Republic. His personal history is, to a certain extent, the history of modern Iraq in its shift from an agricultural handicraft, tribal religious and traditionally stratified society into a society in the process of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 64524–538 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.856081
Published: 01 October 2013
... identification of the full-face veil that renders a ban more difficult. Schools may only forbid it for practical reasons, for example, the difficulty of identifying an individual during an examination, problems of communication with a person hiding her face, for safety reasons in laboratories, and, in the case...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 611–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.746198
Published: 01 January 2013
... idioms (Joseph 1999, 12). As a male elder, Bouazizi stood in the place of his dead father, bearing responsibil- ity for his younger siblings and occupying a position of respect and authority. Beyond the dutiful son (Beaumont 2011), Bouazizi saw himself not as a separate or auton- omous person but...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52279–291 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.672000
Published: 01 April 2012
... Palestinian youth, the majority of youth consider employment as their top pri- ority, with personal freedom as number four, following covering educational expenses and corruption in Palestinian institutions. The majority of youth, 72%, are willing to demonstrate against the occupation and 57% are willing to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33362–396 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.497262
Published: 01 July 2010
...-based Lebanese Canadian scholar and practitioner trained in philosophy, psychology, and social psychology, has a direct bearing on it. Abdennur has written extensively about social psychology and person- ality disorders (e.g. Abdennur 1979, 1980, 1982, 1987, 2000, Abdennur and Ross 1996, and Abdennur...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 32193–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550911003741671
Published: 01 April 2010
... the undertaking of changes in command (leadership) by changing the leadership personalities or by making these leaders adopt different goals, values and new assumptions (Miall et al. 2001, p. 157). In other words, the theory necessitates the re-definition of the parties to and the issues of a...