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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (2): 282–301.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Khair el-Din Haseeb This paper attempts to trace the achievements and failures that have affected the Arab nation (the Ummah ), and the impediments that have been strewn in its path, preventing the realization of the visions it had for its future, since the end of the Second World War. It discusses...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (2): 220–236.
Published: 01 April 2013
... in the Arab world or who have dealt with a topic related to the Arab world. * Email: Sh41@aub.edu.lb © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 Arab Journal of Sociology ‘ Idafat ’ citation knowledge production sociology Arab world Writing sociology in the Arab world: knowledge...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2021) 14 (4): 3–19.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., it is important to understand that those who fight tyranny are not necessarily democratic themselves. What is the state of play in the Arab world today? At what stage of history is this region positioned? To answer both questions a lateral approach is needed, but this should not overlook the size of cases...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 25–50.
Published: 28 August 2020
.... These differences in achievements typically favor men. Gender inequality is especially visible in the Arab world. We compare gender inequality in Arab countries with that in non-Arab countries, especially developed countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). We argue that cross...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 135–158.
Published: 04 December 2018
... in the Arab world and the greater Middle East since the outbreak of the “Arab Spring,” on the other. It demonstrates that Islamists and so-called political Islamic forces are concerned more about domestic changes in their own communities than changing the international sphere. With the end of the Cold...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mohammed El-Msaoui Many debates between Islamists and secularists have taken place in the Arab political sphere with the aim of building bridges of communication between the two actors who contributed to the transformations that have taken place in the Arab world. Despite the multiple dialogues...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 537–560.
Published: 01 October 2017
... in the Arab world: the relationship between orientation towards democracy and political protest Ben Ahmed Hougua Researcher in political sociology, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco ABSTRACT The main hypothesis of this study is based on a causal relation between certain forms of emerging political culture...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (3): 428–444.
Published: 01 July 2016
... power in the Arab world. No other state holds as much widespread cultural attractiveness around the globe as much as the United States. Yet, America’s political and cultural popularity in the Middle East, including the Arab world, is still relatively low when compared with other regions of the world...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (4): 565–575.
Published: 01 October 2014
... on China possibly lacking sufficient creativity to displace the United States from its privileged position. There are no simple answers to such complex issues. Concern for the rise and fall of nations is of constant interest in Western literature, but by contrast concern in the Arab world is limited...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (4): 499–509.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of the Iraqi scholar and sociologist Ali Al-Wardi and describes how he adapted the sociological concepts useful in analysing Western societies and combined them with the work of the forerunner of Arab sociology, Ibn Khaldoun, in applying them to the Arab world. The article explores the problems that have...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Ahmad Mousa Badawi The emergence of the middle class in the Arab world, was different from the emergence of this class in Europe. The difference was not limited to the beginning of this existence, but also extends to its transformations. In the wake of the Arab Spring revolutions...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (1): 22–35.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Abdelilah Belkeziz This article provides an overview of the issues addressed in a series of papers on the general theme of ‘religion and the state in the Arab world’ published in Contemporary Arab Affairs over the past 12 months. The papers were initially presented at a conference convened...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (2): 198–210.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Abdelkader Abdelali This article looks at the literature on democratization in the Arab world, and links it to the ongoing political change since the ‘Arab Spring’. Whereas assessing the ongoing events in the Arab world as an ‘Arab Spring’ or revolution is still a matter of speculation...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (1): 71–73.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Rosemary Hollis © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 INTRODUCTION Feminism in the Arab world: four perspectives This issue features a set of four articles by different authors on the applications of feminist thought to contemporary issues in the Arab world and about feminist activism...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (4): 574–577.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Samer Jabbour Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Public health in the Arab world: knowledge production and the role of institutions , edited by Samer Jabbour , Rita Giacaman , Marwan Khawaja and Iman Nuwayhid , Cambridge University Press , 2012 , 520 pp., £85 (hardback), ISBN...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (3): 322–340.
Published: 01 July 2011
... and economic effects and negative repercussions for Arab relations with the region. Corresponding Address : Email: email@example.com Israeli penetration of Central Asian nations and repercussions for relations with the Arab world* Jasim Unis al-Hariri Faculty of Political Science, University...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (1): 51–61.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Muhsin ʿAwad This article is based on the Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) report on the situation of human rights in the Arab World (ʿAwad et al. 2010), which was issued in July 2010 and is comprehensive for the period extending from mid-2009 to mid-2010. This connotes a pivotal...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (1): 38–52.
Published: 01 January 2010
... economic confidence, resulting in a massive financial contagion around the world. What explains the Arab World's vulnerability to the crisis? How has the crisis impacted both the resource rich and the resource poor? How have Arab countries responded to the crisis, and what must they do to insulate...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (3): 458–480.
Published: 01 July 2009
... The Centre for Arab Unity Studies DOI: 10.1080/17550910903034989 httpwww.informaworld.com The culture of rent, factionalism, and corruption: a political economy of rent in the Arab World Ziad Hafez Managing Editor of Contemporary Arab Affairs Taylor and FrancisRCAA_A_403671.sgm10.1080...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Hassan Hamdan al-ﺀAlkīm This article is a broad and sober assessment of the state of the Arab world. The writer draws a grim picture about prospects for improvements. The Arabs have not benefited from the changes that have swept the world because of the high cost attached to them. Current...