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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 61149–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.750946
Published: 01 January 2013
... coefficient STATISTICAL FILE Selected Indicators of Development in Arab Countries Gabi El-Khoury Centre for Arab Unity Studies, Beirut, Lebanon Keywords: Population; labour force; unemployment; illiteracy; gross national income (GNI) per capita; (GNI) per capita purchasing power parity (PPP); gross...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52343–353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.669586
Published: 01 April 2012
...Gabi El-Khoury © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 Human Development Index (HDI) Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI) Gender Inequality Index Multidimensional Poverty Index Gini index STATISTICAL FILE Human development in Arab countries: selected indicators...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42127–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.575106
Published: 01 April 2011
... provide analysis of the current developments in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Yemen and the rest of the affected states. It concludes by drawing up the implications on the Arab future of these uprisings. * Email: michaelsakbani@gmail.com © 2011 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2011...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103471–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350369
Published: 01 July 2017
...Gabi El-Khoury This statistical file is concerned with the latest available socio-economic data recognized by the United Nations and the World Bank as basic indicators to assess the process of development in the Arab countries and worldwide. Table 1 provides data on population and shows the ranking...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8196–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.990797
Published: 01 January 2015
... a ‘product of struggle’ that originated and developed amid the successive waves of internal conflict between the countries that it comprises and the external clashes with other regional and international powers would not be an exaggeration. Up to now the Arab regional system has disproved all the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53382–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.696785
Published: 01 July 2012
... order to facilitate the identification of developments that shape the relationship between Arabism and Islamism in the context of mass media, the demographic ‘youth bulge’ and Arab ongoing intellectual debates. The argument advanced here is that the Arab Spring consolidates the view that Arabism and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83295–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1057426
Published: 01 July 2015
... outlook for the youth in Arab countries and their role in future. Other chapters consider economic developments and their link to political developments and issues relating to science, technology and digital technologies. The final chapters cover the major political hotspots in the region, namely...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92340–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156300
Published: 01 April 2016
...Gabi El-Khoury This statistical file is based on the Population and Development Report 6: Development Policy Implications of Age–Structural Transitions in Arab countries , issued by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (Beirut, ESCWA, 2014) in the light of the growing...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12461–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.61
Published: 01 December 2019
... because the current development model can no longer respond to the urgent demands and needs of citizens, reduce disparities between groups and spatial inequalities, and achieve social justice. 2 This developmental weakness draws attention to the fact that women’s empowerment and the promotion of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104577–595 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402481
Published: 01 October 2017
... commensuration among the development dilemmas the Chinese economy suffered from in the past and those the Arab economies are currently suffering from. Here, the slogan of South South cooperation must be de-ideologicalized.19 This is, first, because of the disparity of the conditions of developmental takeoff...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
...Ahmed M. E. Mansour The major objective of this article is to discuss briefly the roots of the new public management (NPM) and public governance (PG) movements. To achieve this, it develops a theoretical framework to analyze the experiences of a selected set of Arab countries to explain critically...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103392–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350368
Published: 01 July 2017
... Tunisia lag behind other Arab universities in discourse due to their lack of interest in developing websites, whereas they are ahead in curricula and perceptions. Paradoxically, almost nothing has been written about the issue of culture of law (and the rule of law) in Arab universities. Although there is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92237–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1151611
Published: 01 April 2016
...Georges Corm This paper constitutes an attempt to show the large diversity of Arab culture and the various stages through which Arab political thought has developed since the reign of Muhammad Ali in Egypt in the early 19th century up to the present. This panorama of the various schools of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94644–649 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1244943
Published: 01 October 2016
... 16,463 62.88 Notes: , Not available. aCalculations are based on the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development s (AOAD) (2015), tab. 1, figures and pp. 2 3. Sources: League of Arab States, General Secretary et al. (2015), annex 3/4, p. 410; for data for 2014, see AOAD (2015), pt I, tab. 1, pp. 2 3...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
...Shady Ahmed Mansour; Yara Yehia Ahmed This article explains the active policies adopted by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) towards the Horn of Africa, which could be attributed to the existence of rival regional powers, especially Iran and Turkey, and their adoption of policies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73437–450 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.936121
Published: 01 July 2014
... interest’ approach to clarify the strategy that China has pursued in protecting its national interests in the Middle East, and in particular in the wake of the political developments that the region has been undergoing since 2010. The study gives a background history of Chinese foreign policy on the Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83408–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1051376
Published: 01 July 2015
... utilization of cultural interpretations to explain such phenomena, connecting the development of ISIL with Arab-Islamic culture, is common. There have been widespread attempts by some racist self-proclaimed Arab nationalists, based on ‘orientalist’ concepts, to connect it to ‘Bedouin culture’. All these...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122105–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122005
Published: 02 June 2019
...Rasim Khamaisi The question of Palestinians’ right for urban planning and development in East Jerusalem is one of many challenges Arab Jerusalemites face over the right to the city. While Palestinians search for the reasons for the impaired urban reality of East Jerusalem, some of the answers lie...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93400–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1202596
Published: 01 July 2016
.... The Arab countries are orienting towards a knowledge economy by improving their educational sectors via the adoption of modern techniques and investment in technological, information and communications infrastructure, and by depending upon robust programmes of research and development, while improving...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92252–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157985
Published: 01 April 2016
... the coming years. Furthermore, it is the author s belief that the analysis and conclusions derived herein can be considered to have a connection of applicability to the other Arab countries, especially the oil-producing ones, as they are expressive of a pervasive regional developmental crisis. This...