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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74499–509 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.955986
Published: 01 October 2014
...Faleh Abdul-Jabar This article has two sections. The first elaborates on a new Arab proposal that is gaining prominence in the realm of sociological research, which calls for a new sociological classification based on the concept of balance/conflict. The second section explores the work of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62220–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.782719
Published: 01 April 2013
...Sari Hanafi This article analyses the 18 issues of Idafat, The Arab Journal of Sociology , published from 2008 to 2012, including some specific variables (submission data, author nationality, article keywords, use of references). While all published materials are analysed, only 120 articles written...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 1171–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910701773168
Published: 01 January 2008
...Mahmoud Dhaouadi This paper presents new cultural concepts drawn from the Arab world. The terms ‘other underdevelopment’ and ‘cultural symbols’ are new as terms as well as cultural concepts in today's social sciences. As such, they are in favour of the development of cultural sociology with a...
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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. 2019; 12461–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.61
Published: 01 December 2019
... attempting to address this issue, the article relies essentially on bibliographical information and data derived from studies and writings that dealt with the feminist struggle in Morocco as a whole. It suffers from the lack of openness to a sociological approach or a political viewpoint in Arab and foreign...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44463–483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.632229
Published: 01 October 2011
... control and censorship of Arab media have been diminished or shed outright in a number of Arab countries – including Egypt and Tunisia – there are questions about what sort of conditionalities new corporate sponsorship may evolve. This article examines the philosophical and sociological dimensions of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74510–525 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.955960
Published: 01 October 2014
... the Arab world. Unlike others, he approached the issue from a specific and unique perspective. His observations of Iraqi history were made from a sociological standpoint that aimed at revealing the impact of sectarianism on Iraqi politics. Al-Wardi's writings were carried out to two phases: the first...
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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. 2009; 23435–457 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910902875762
Published: 01 July 2009
..., preliminary. Functionalism in Arab Muslim societies and architecture Functionalism is a major trend in modern sociology. Established by August Compte (d. 1857) and Émile Durkheim (d. 1917) (Giddens, 2005, p. 74), it explains and interprets social aspects of a given society on a functional basis. A functional...
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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. 2020; 132121–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.121
Published: 16 June 2020
... Influences on Human Rights Language in Constitutions: A Cross-National Study.” International Sociology 27 ( 4 ): 483 – 501 . Beck , Martin . 2015 . “The End of Regional Middle Eastern Exceptionalism? The Arab League and the Gulf Cooperation Council after the Arab Uprisings.” Democracy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13254–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.54
Published: 16 June 2020
... of the instrument, the preliminary instrument was distributed to several faculty members in the specializations of political science, law, political sociology, measurement and evaluation, as well as Arabic language. They were asked to give their opinions about the importance and language of each item...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13227–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.27
Published: 16 June 2020
... unemployment in local and global society. Statistical and comprehensive research would provide valuable insights into the frustrations and feelings of injustice caused by fluctuations in living conditions. This study is being carried out with the support of the Arab Social Science Council as part of a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13123–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.23
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 The term “borders” has been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1243–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.3
Published: 01 December 2019
... Order . New York : Simon & Schuster . Imad , Abdul G. 2017 . Sociology of Identity: Dialectics of Consciousness, Disintegration and Reconstruction . Beirut : Center for Arab Unity Studies . Kasim , Riad Zaki , ed. 2013 . Identity and its Issues in Contemporary Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124104–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.104
Published: 01 December 2019
...Haggag Ali The critical theory of the Frankfurt School reached Egypt in 1955, when the Arabic translation of Erich Fromm’s The Sane Society (New York, 1955) was published in Cairo. Later, Herbert Marcuse’s Soviet Marxism (1958) was translated into Arabic in Beirut in 1965, and with the rise of...
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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
...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; 12437–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.37
Published: 01 December 2019
... people of Sinai is rooted in the tribes governed by customs rather than laws, and is a result of historical and cultural realities. There are remarkably few studies on the media impact on the identities of minorities and marginalized peoples in at-risk communities in the Arab region, especially Egypt...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123119–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123007
Published: 03 September 2019
...: Arabic, English and French, including rare studies of the Gaza Strip in French archives, which overall give the book an epistemological and referential relevance. The book offers a sociological reading of social practices, beliefs, and popular religiosity in Gaza City. It is concerned with linking the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... than ever, as several Islamist movements are advancing further on the path to accepting democracy, political pluralism, and power-sharing. Several Islamist movements in the Arab and Islamic world today are embracing public and individual freedoms, and advocating a separation of religion and politics...