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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2022) 15 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., the determinants of the “brain drain” are complex and interrelated, involving economic, social, and political factors. However, a number of surveys and studies conducted on the case of Morocco indicate that the factors discussed above, namely: seeking to improve one’s career opportunities, work environment...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 83–110.
Published: 04 December 2018
... of manufacturing consent and begetting hegemony, presents itself as an issue of great value and relevance ( Heywood 1994 ). 2 Lebanon, a small post-colonial multicultural Mediterranean country where no clear identity exists, presents itself as a captivating case study through which to shed a light...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (4): 565–575.
Published: 01 October 2014
... industrialization Arab development Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) railway system Industrializing the Arab world: a speculative case study A.B. Zahlan* Consultant in Science Policy; formerly at Department of Physics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Some of the challenges facing Arab countries...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (2): 279–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Nadia Naser-Najjab The subject of this paper is a case study based on evidence gathered informally through delivery of a course at Birzeit University entitled ‘Modern and Contemporary European Civilization’ and from end-of-semester evaluations that asked students to reflect on the impact...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (4): 607–621.
Published: 01 October 2016
... case studies based on the Higher Education Admissions Center (HEAC) ‘e-Portal’ – an online portal meant for the payment of electricity bills, traffic fines and visa applications – the paper lends support to the implementation of integration of Big and Open Data which, for a number of purposes, could...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., it utilizes two case studies: one in which Arab Gulf state lobbying was successful, and another in which lobbying failed. For each case study, the different elements involved in lobbying are analyzed and factors that lead to success as well as to failure are inferred. In tandem with an analysis...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2022) 15 (2): 25–51.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., predominantly: Libya’s historical makeup, internal–external links, and hydrocarbon control. This informs my contention that the complexities of the Libya case study demonstrate the limits of the prisoner’s dilemma in illuminating the dynamics of a given political phenomenon. As a result, this account presents...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (2): 283–298.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... This article forms an epilogue to the series of articles on religion and the state published in previous issues of this journal. It adopts the methodologies of ‘discourse analysis’ and ‘case studies’ in an attempt to examine the arguments presented by Islamists under pressure from the opposition. It analyses...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2021) 14 (2): 97–117.
Published: 01 June 2021
... such as the academic, Napoleonic, market-oriented and managerial. It undertakes a review of ten published cases studies, each dealing with the oldest public universities in ten Arab countries, using a historical approach, from their inception until 2016. Among the ten public universities, nine fall into the category...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2019
... as an issue between both countries. Israeli gas exports to Egypt are used as a case study. © 2019 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2019 natural gas leverage supply vulnerability demand vulnerability This may reflect geoeconomics in practice, as it shows how a strategic economic resource...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 25–52.
Published: 02 June 2019
...Magdalena Karolak The goal of this research is to explore the opportunities brought about by the use of new media in urban protests. Specifically, it investigates the use of the Internet in modern protest movements that failed to bring about the changes they sought, using Bahrain as a case study...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (4): 535–555.
Published: 01 October 2012
... regime, the better to explain the nature of economic, social and political factors that led to many conspicuous social and economic imbalances and thence alienation and the appearance of social movements opposed to the state. Taking the Copts as a case study the work demonstrates that demands attributed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and course syllabi provided a portrait of how teaching might be carried out in the universities surveyed. However, for a complete picture of pedagogy of inquiry and deliberation to be drawn, research emphasis should be shifted into action research and observational case studies that tend to yield an in-depth...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to establish an effective government, Iraq is facing constitutional crisis. This article uses the case study of Iraq to uncover fundamental flaws in orthodox arguments about democracy in divided societies and it goes on to recommend changes that would better enable stable and effective governance...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (2): 256–285.
Published: 01 April 2017
... 2017 Iraqi oil production impact of wars institutional change Iraq multi-cycle Hubbert model case study Oil production and abrupt institutional change: the multi-cyclic Hubbert model and the case of Iraq Omar A. M. El Joumayle Department of Economics & Management, University of Pavia...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2021) 14 (1): 18–33.
Published: 01 March 2021
... policies to protect people from the pandemic. Consequently, a person’s faith in the ability of human action to surpass catastrophic crises makes him turn his back on religion. For example, a field study on the psychology of epidemics indicated that there were cases of religious conversion among people who...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (4): 3–23.
Published: 10 December 2020
... that carries the camp closer towards permanency. The paper takes Jabalya camp in northern Gaza Strip as a case study. It combines various qualitative research methods. The author, who is a Palestinian refugee living near the camp, used ethnographic research tools during his Ph.D. fieldwork between 2015...