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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (3): 362–396.
Published: 01 July 2010
....sgm10.1080/1755091 2010.497262Contemporary Arab Affairs755-0912 (pri t)/1755-0920 (online)evi w Essa2 10 & Fr ncis30 0 002010Dr ZiadHafezzhafez@gm il.comThe Arab mind: An ontology of abstraction and concreteness, by Alexander Abdennur, Ottawa, ON, Kogna, 2008, 326 pp., US$45.00, ISBN 978-0-9810727-0-8...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (2): 237–251.
Published: 01 April 2016
... political thought shows the impact of the constantly changing geopolitical environment on Arab thinkers. It also shows that essentialist attempts to analyze and grasp the ‘Arab mind’ through a single factor and, namely, through the structure of Muslim theology and laws ( sharia ) are not successful and lead...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 279–295.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Roshdi Rashed history of science Arab science mathematics Arab mind analytical mathematics The first volume is Founders and Explainers: Musa’s Sons, Ibn Qurra, Ibn Sinan, al...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (4): 505–522.
Published: 01 October 2015
...-economic and even religious indicators when attempting to understand the rise of Islamic factions in Egypt, thereby minimizing the role of cultural aspects in driving mobilization and contestation processes in the Arab World. With this issue in mind, this paper focuses on the alteration of cultural...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (3): 267–287.
Published: 01 July 2011
... single-minded approach to design and utilization of space in both Europe and the Arab world. This article contains previously unpublished interviews – which examine her approach to form and space, her relation to computer-assisted design, as well as her Iraqi identity – undertaken with Zaha Hadid by the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (3): 325–340.
Published: 01 July 2013
... open-minded and reformist Islamic perspective believes in people regaining the prerogative to rule themselves, guided by their intellect and the public good. The main call for the Arab uprisings is to quit political Islam, which seems to be the major threat to religion, and dangerously divisive for...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (4): 70–87.
Published: 10 December 2020
... of keeping a tight alliance with a small coterie of like-minded fellow Arabs in the wider Middle East region. Beyond this overarching position, the UAE’s friendly political rhetoric and agreeable diplomatic gestures toward other countries and other regions seem to be more symbolic than substantive...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (4): 24–44.
Published: 10 December 2020
... Althusserian concept) explains the war’s continuity. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 Yemen China imperialism war geopolitics Houthis Iran Yemen was strategic during the Cold War and remains so in the context of the newly arising ‘second cold war’ between the United States...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 123–131.
Published: 28 August 2020
... entrapped. Fragmented identities in the Arab world dismantled a unified identity and became the driver of the collective mind affecting its core. Many entities, institutions, and countries fell into the trap of sectarian identity, which feeds on extremist religious and ethnic ideologies that demonize the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 132–137.
Published: 28 August 2020
... conducive to such an objective. Largely, the book is pleasant to read and quite informative. It can be a valuable addition to the library of those interested in the world of Islam. References Hafez , Ziad . 2016 . “ The Closing of the Muslim Mind .” Contemporary Arab Affairs 9 ( 1...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 51–78.
Published: 28 August 2020
.... The Arab uprisings, the well-known Arab Spring, led to the collapse of political regimes in the Arab region surrounding Saudi Arabia, as in Egypt and Yemen. However, the Saudi political regime was able to overcome this wave of popular revolutions and changes. Thus, this study attempts to answer a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 79–97.
Published: 28 August 2020
..., due to the cultural foundations of authoritative relationships that exist in the Moroccan society as well. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 social representations Moroccan monarchy monarchial strategies construction of social representations the king rituals The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 98–122.
Published: 28 August 2020
... expulsions of journalists from Al Arabiya, Al Jazeera, The Associated Press, the BBC, CBS, CNN, Danish television, and others. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 foreign correspondents cosmopolitanism xenophobia Egyptian media landscape political transitions Foreign...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 8–26.
Published: 16 June 2020
... accountable all stakeholders in the national endeavor” (viii). Sadly, however, the advice went unheeded. Whether the current government of Egypt, or indeed other Arab governments, will keep these recommendations in mind when designing future social policy is unclear. What is certain, however, is that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 8–26.
Published: 16 June 2020
... accountable all stakeholders in the national endeavor” (viii). Sadly, however, the advice went unheeded. Whether the current government of Egypt, or indeed other Arab governments, will keep these recommendations in mind when designing future social policy is unclear. What is certain, however, is that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 100–120.
Published: 16 June 2020
... and other European Protestant countries goes back most probably to the second half of the seventeenth century, it became prevalent among spiritually minded and enthusiastic Protestants in the nineteenth century ( Schoeni 2005 ). 8 Additionally, at that point, the concept of the “restoration of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 100–120.
Published: 16 June 2020
... why all major powers give so much latitude to Israel, regardless of its constant neglect of international law to this very day. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 Zionism Palestine Russia anti-Semitism British policy in Palestine Templars Polish Zionists Protestantism...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 54–80.
Published: 16 June 2020
... well as all the domains as a whole in terms of the variable of membership of civil society institutions and these differences were in favor of the students who were not members of these institutions. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 This study aims to identify the level of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 54–80.
Published: 16 June 2020
... well as all the domains as a whole in terms of the variable of membership of civil society institutions and these differences were in favor of the students who were not members of these institutions. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 civil society institutions ideological...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 March 2020
... security predicament by effectively policing this porous border. In effect, this paper analyzes Egypt’s insistence on implementing its traditional notions of security, thereby ensuring it remains in a position of power. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 Libya Egypt national...