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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 132–137.
Published: 28 August 2020
...Ziad Hafez © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 Islam, Authoritarianism and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Development by Ahmet T. Kuru ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2019 ). 322 pp. US$34.99 . ISBN 978-1-108-41909-3 References Hafez...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (4): 463–483.
Published: 01 October 2011
... the Arab Spring dialogic discourse Habermas ‘democratic transition’ Aljazeera The Arab Spring : breaking the chains of authoritarianism and postponed democracy Mohammed Noureddine Affaya Faculty of Literature, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco While the events of the so-called Arab Spring...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 25–52.
Published: 02 June 2019
... February 2011. All in all, the case study of Bahrain is illustrative of social movements whose members share a common ethnic and/or religious identity, operating in an urban environment and under authoritarian rule. It is indicative that despite the small land size of Bahrain, the containment of such...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (3): 47–68.
Published: 03 September 2018
... particular kind of superego. The transformation of hatred into love, the most difficult task an individual has to perform in his early development, never succeeds completely. In the psychodynamics of the “authoritarian character,” part of the preceding aggressiveness is absorbed and turned into masochism...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (4): 544–564.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Federico Battera This article argues that differences in Arab authoritarian regimes were mainly linked to the relationship between the state, the political party in power and the military. By exploring such differences in Tunisia, Egypt and Syria prior to the 2011 crisis, they are explained in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (4): 587–601.
Published: 01 October 2009
... of which was to modernize authoritarian rule without risking the loss of too much power to the constituency. Corresponding Address : Email: madawi.al-rasheed@kcl.ac.uk © 2009 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2009 Saudi Arabia authoritarian rule political reform Contemporary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (3): 445–463.
Published: 01 July 2008
... elections, particularly with the introduction of the 2007 constitutional amendments, demonstrates its determination to re-consolidate its authoritarian practices. Corresponding Address : Email: l_a_baki@hotmail.com © 2008 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2008 Egypt democracy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 41–64.
Published: 03 September 2019
...). It defines the meaning of revolution by examining various explanations and interpretations provided by several theorists and shows which explanation(s) best fits the Tunisian case. Moreover, the study explains how multiple factors, such as social and economic injustice, authoritarian rule, the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 17–36.
Published: 01 December 2019
... responsibility for accountability. © 2019 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2019 security securitization democracy authoritarianism political transition popular uprisings There is no doubt that the essential factor for the Arab transition from authoritarian to democratic rule is the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 537–560.
Published: 01 October 2017
... there are substantial differences between the dissatisfied cultural trends and the allegiant trends, in light of demographic, value, moral and political variables. The methodology used is based on a synthesis between the authoritarian/democratic trends and self-esteem for institutional achievement...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 3–24.
Published: 28 August 2020
... the tyrant will be able to market his despotic rule at the expense of what the people believe in for their society. In these situations, people develop an internal hatred of authoritarian behavior and this hatred continues and constitutes ongoing social trends. This depiction is confirmed in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 123–131.
Published: 28 August 2020
... transformation of corruption into a rooted culture and what became systematic theft. The author disassembles the tools used by Arab authoritarian regimes to dominate the resources of their country. These tools created policies that led to social disasters and marginalization. The worst disaster the author...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 79–97.
Published: 28 August 2020
... Reformism, 1921–1934 .” Journal of African History 5 ( 3 ): 347 . Hammoudi , Abdullah . 1997 . Master and Disciple. The Cultural Foundations of Moroccan Authoritarianism . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Hissouf , A. 2016 . “ The Moroccan Monarchy and the Islam...
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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): 121–137.
Published: 16 June 2020
... and Security 11 ( 2 ): 190 – 207 . Bellin , Eva . 2012 . “Reconsidering the Robustness of Authoritarianism in the Middle East: Lessons from the Arab Spring.” Comparative Politics 44 ( 2 ): 127 – 49 . Bielefeldt , Heiner . 2000 . “‘Western’ versus ‘Islamic’ Human...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 8–26.
Published: 16 June 2020
... the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, including Egypt, to formulate a new social contract that can achieve the twin objectives of development and social justice. It has also been argued that it is time to shift from the “authoritarian corporatist” social policy regime that prevailed before...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 27–53.
Published: 16 June 2020
... people to their share in rent. Such a process produced, as a perverse effect, the autonomy of subjects against the historical ties of political clientelism. Enforced openness to the international market has precipitated not only the decline of the economic bases of authoritarian patronage but also...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 54–80.
Published: 16 June 2020
..., fighting terrorism and extremism. It is also about disseminating the culture of human rights in order to reduce societal and authoritarian tyranny, the reduction of the culture of one-party politics, and the reduction of tribal mindsets so as to give more space for institutions in society that are based on...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 81–99.
Published: 16 June 2020
... authoritarian rule in Syria” ( Assad 1994 , 83). However, this article argues that Syria’s hostility to Zionism was not a by-product of the Hafez Assad regime, but of Syria’s perception of its identity, history, and mission, which is in direct conflict with the Zionist perception of “Israel’s mission.” The most...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (4): 523–535.
Published: 01 October 2016
... advanced. This article attempts an explanation of the phenomenon of Arab authoritarianism which fostered the crisis of the ‘Arab Spring’ and explores the reasons for the failure of democracy in the region. CONTACT Isma’il al-Shatti ismailalshatti@gmail.com © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity...