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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (4): 568–581.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Islamic Arab political scholars and, specifically, how they address the question of violence. It explores whether such scholars have been influenced by the French Revolution, and whether or not their thoughts derive from their own political experiences and political reality, or if they have merely been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (4): 510–525.
Published: 01 October 2014
... by Al-Wardi in his studies of Iraqi society, as well as his attitude with regard to sectarianism in modern Iraq. It also explores the intellectual and political influences that helped shape his thinking in this domain and its legacy on sociological thought in the Arab world. * Email: fkadhem...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 132–137.
Published: 28 August 2020
... away, he did not leave any indication about a line of succession, the criteria to be used, and the duration of each rule. The magisterial work of Wilfred Madelung addresses this issue ( Madelung 1997 ). Islamic political thought centers on the form of rule, that is who should rule and how to rule, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 51–78.
Published: 28 August 2020
..., Qassim province, an area traditionally known for adhering to the strict Sunni interpretation of Islam. These protests in Saudi Arabia appeared simultaneously with the events of the Arab uprising, known as the “Arab Spring.” Nevertheless, the Saudi political regime was able to isolate this internal...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 123–131.
Published: 28 August 2020
... nineteenth century. The author discusses matters of heritage, contemporary thought, Sharia law, state, development, and justice among other topics and demonstrates what set the main axis in Arab thought. Approaches to identity remained a branch of research in heritage and contemporary issues, connected...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 79–97.
Published: 28 August 2020
...’ political strategies in collaborating with powerful Islamic opposition parties in maintaining political order. Even though the two perspectives are very prominent in giving explanations of the regimes’ resilience after the Arab awakenings, they still omit the role of the shared social norms, representations...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 3–24.
Published: 28 August 2020
.../topic/democracy Economist Intelligence Unit . 2018 . Democracy Index . Accessed June 10, 2019 . https://www.eiu.com/topic/democracy El-Messiri , Abdel-Wahab . 1988 . The Problematic Issue of Bias . Boston : The International Institute of Islamic Thought . [ in Arabic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 98–122.
Published: 28 August 2020
... until the 2011 revolution, Egypt has been a military-led, authoritarian-ruled regime. Each president has shaped the media system differently: Nasser used the media as an instrument of political mobilization to promote his ideology of socialism, anti-imperialism, and Pan Arabism; while Sadat adopted a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 54–80.
Published: 16 June 2020
... international, regional, and local actors to promote ideological security and challenge deviant thought in all communities in the world. Islamic nations, in general, are faced with frequent and successive crises on economic, cultural, and political levels. The authors suggest that the crisis of thought...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 81–99.
Published: 16 June 2020
... . 1983 . Urban Notables and Arab Nationalism—The Politics of Damascus 1860–1920. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Kimmerling , Baruch 1997 . “Book Review of Israel Shahak’s ‘Jewish History, Jewish Religion: The Weight of Three Thousand Years.’” Journal of Palestine Studies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2020
... French–Algerian relations and their political agendas. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 Algeria French colonization Algeria–French relations Algerian foreign policy Algerian government The outcome of the war of independence against French colonialism saw the creation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 156–164.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Said Jalil The Religious Question and the Paths of Political and Social Transformation in the Maghreb Countries by a group of authors ( Beirut : Nama Center for Research and Studies , 2017 ). 424 pp. ISBN 9786144317129 . © 2019 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2019 This...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2019
... political Islamic groups and communities in the Arab region in general, some regional parties have also thought of doing the same with Sunnis from various ethnic groups, including Arabs, Baluchies, Kurds, and Turkmen in Iran. This, in turn, has prompted Iran to accuse some regional countries of igniting the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 165–172.
Published: 01 December 2019
... as-Senussi, a member of the Muslim elite who founded his Sufi Muslim religious order in the late eighteenth century. He established the Senussi movement as a response to what he saw as the decline of Islamic thought and spirituality at the time. As a revivalist movement, the Senussi movement...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 121–140.
Published: 01 December 2019
... French philosopher Ernest Renan had already drawn a link between Islam and Semitism when he wrote: “Islam is the annoying simplification of Semitic thought” ( Laurens 2013 , 314). The entire situation began to change when the Jewish religion became linked to Protestant Anglican fundamentalism in Britain...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 104–120.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Alem, undermining the relevance of Marcuse’s critical theory to the Arab world. They missed the core of Marcuse’s Reason and Revolution (1941), promoting instead polemic critique of religious thought and movements, and avoiding critique of the state monopoly of violence, culture, economy, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 61–82.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Al Habib Estati Zeineldin; Saeed Chekak This article draws on the experience gained and the lessons learned during and after the Arab Spring protest movements that called for economic, social, and political change. It raises the issue of the role Moroccan women played in these movements. In...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2019
... within the existing political system ( Kotob 1995 ). In general, the MB was a functional supporter of the Mubarak regime in the way that its existence in the political opposition offers legitimacy for the regime ( Abdel Nasser and Hergasy 2003 , 278). Mubarak’s men thought the MB, as an organ of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 3–20.
Published: 03 September 2019
..., Patrick . 2005 . L’islam de Marche: l’autre revolution conservatrice . Paris : Le Seuil ; trans. by Omareyah Sultani as Market Islam . Cairo : Namaa Center for Research and Studies , 2015 . Hegel, Georg W. F . 2019 . The Dialectic of Thought ; trans. into Arabic by Imam Abulfatah as...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 41–64.
Published: 03 September 2019
....” Political Studies 50 ( 3 ): 497 – 513 . Saidin, Mohd Irwan Syazli . 2018 . “Rethinking the ‘Arab Spring’: The Root Causes of the Tunisian Jasmine Revolution and Egyptian January 25 Revolution.” International Journal of Islamic Thought 13 : 69 – 79 . Schraeder, Peter J ., and Hamadi...