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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62260–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.782720
Published: 01 April 2013
...Mohammed Masbah The 1960s and 1970s presented fertile soil for a number of anthropological theories in Morocco. Those theories tried to offer explanatory paradigms for societies that had just shaken off colonization, especially in Anglo-Saxon studies. Segmentary theory, as part of this tradition...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2167–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000010
Published: 01 March 2018
...Abdu Mukhtar Musa As in most Arab and Third World countries, the tribal structure is an anthropological reality and a sociological particularity in Sudan. Despite development and modernity aspects in many major cities and urban areas in Sudan, the tribe and the tribal structure still maintain their...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94536–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1245386
Published: 01 October 2016
... Bayan Itani bai03@aub.edu.lb © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Islamic veil American University of Beirut (AUB) Veiling at the American University of Beirut: religious values, social norms and integration of veiled students Bayan Itani Department of Sociology, Anthropology...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-27–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000002
Published: 01 March 2018
... Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics. Her latest book, Salman’s Legacy: The Dilemmas of a New Era in Saudi Arabia , was published by Hurst in 2018. Email: m.al-rasheed@lse.ac.uk Middle East Europe sociology of knowledge anthropology power and knowledge REFERENCES...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13146–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.46
Published: 01 March 2020
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124156–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.156
Published: 01 December 2019
... religion and religiosity? Are all Moroccans religious in the same way? What is the effect of modernity on religiosity? What is the position? Thus, the researcher seeks to distinguish between the concepts of religion and religiosity based on the sociological and anthropological theories of Durkheim, Weber...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62237–250 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.779452
Published: 01 April 2013
... the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and rescheduled for March 2012 in Wahran, Algeria. © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 social sciences Gulf universities Taking stock: wither the social sciences in Gulf universities Soraya Altorki* Department of Sociology, Anthropology...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62198–210 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.782718
Published: 01 April 2013
... Arab world Revolution Arab Spring democratization political change Wave of change in the Arab world and chances for a transition to democracy Abdelkader Abdelali* Political Science Department, Dr. Taher Al-Maolawi University and National Centre for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oran, Algeria...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124121–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.121
Published: 01 December 2019
... superior elements, then this superior civilization will be characterized by continuity and eternal survival. Stoddard was a student of the racist professor Madison Grant (1865–1937) who lectured in anthropology at Harvard University and was president of New York Zoology Society. He was also a member of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
..., and the anthropology of its politics. In this model, we found that human rights violations were negatively correlated with trust. This means that those who believed that no human rights violations were committed were more highly trusting of others. Evidently, those who have affiliations with people in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 611–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.746198
Published: 01 January 2013
... consideration of current thinking in the anthropology of kinship and the nation, however, cautions the audience of the revolution to think twice. Taking for granted the ‘blurred boundaries’ between kinship and the nation, this paper suggests that the transformation from ‘totalizing and patricentric rule’ in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121107–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121007
Published: 01 March 2019
... , and E. McCluskey . 2018 . “ What is a Paris Approach to (In)Securitization? Political Anthropological Research for International Sociology .” In The Oxford Handbook of International Security . Chap. 9. edited by Alexandra Gheciu , C. William , and Wohlforth , Oxford : Oxford University Press...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12119–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121002
Published: 01 March 2019
... Fractured World . New York : Oxford University Press . Haug, Karl E. , and Ole J. Maao . 2011 . Conceptualizing Modern War . New York : Columbia University Press . Holbraad, Martin , and Morten A. Pedersen . 2012 . “ Revolutionary Securitization: An Anthropological Extension of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113161–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113009
Published: 03 September 2018
... Reviewed by Alaa Khaled, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Media Studies, American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Email: aak76@mail.aub.edu © 2018 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11347–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113003
Published: 03 September 2018
... , edited by W. A. Arts and L. Halman (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology), 161 – 90 . Leiden : Brill . Norris, P. , and R. Inglehart . 2011 . Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Pascon, P. 1979...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 13347–373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802163798
Published: 01 July 2008
... progress al-Ghazali Ibn Rushd Ibn Taymiyya Ibn Khaldun The recurrent Islamic crisis: cultural heritage and social progress Abou Yaareb Marzouki Department of Greek and Arab Philosophy, College of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Tunis This article posits Arab and Muslim disunity as a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2297–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000017
Published: 01 March 2018
... theme is the need for a different epistemology from that prevailing in the West about the Arab homeland and the crises that have affected it. 1 Viewing the issues through Arab eyes is quite different from the “anthropological” approach of Western scholars. Indeed, Corm’s aim is to address the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2303–306 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000018
Published: 01 March 2018
... long excerpts from official documents, the later chapters are animated by a wealth of ethnographic data and acute observation of student lives. Cantini’s book contributes to a small literature on the anthropology of education in Jordan—such as the ethnographic work of Fida Adely on a girls’ public...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 101141–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1282660
Published: 01 January 2017
... Khaldun is heightened in order to accelerate the process of the Arab coming to know himself and to return to the indigenous point of departure that will enable to him to reformulate a historical consciousness anew that will keep pace with the concepts of today in the spheres of sociology and anthropology...