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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72246–262 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.917884
Published: 01 April 2014
... considerable debate on the role of the middle class in these revolutions, and this motivated the research on which this paper is based, during the period from February 2011 until May 2013. The paper aims to track civilizational transformations (economic, political, social and cultural) that affect the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131105–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.105
Published: 01 March 2020
... accession to final membership of the EU ( Overhaus, Maull, and Harnish 2006 , 3). Yet, it is not necessarily a pre-nomination process. This policy was also formed under great pressure and profound changes and transformations within Europe and beyond. Upon the significant expansion of the EU by ten...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124121–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.121
Published: 01 December 2019
...-civilizational character. Economists have expressed surprise that Bolshevism should have established itself in Russia since it was expected to take place in a developed capitalist country. Stoddard argues that it was a perfectly natural event because it reflected the revolt of the inferior race against the...
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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
... and excessive concentration on governance to focusing attention on values and civilizational change (389). From a historical point of view, Mohamed Meziane discusses religiosity in Morocco between tradition and modernization by raising the following questions: Is there a correlation between...
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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
... perspective of their individual authors, this article shows that key individual theses and dissertations testify to an early rejection of the Frankfurt School and to the late adoption of it as a critical paradigm of the transformations in Egyptian society. is not an ethical system, an ideology, a...
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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
... a division between people and isolation from the rest of the world. The geographical location of the Gulf region was the eastern contact line between the Arab world and Eastern civilizations, specifically Persia, India, and China, whether in historical or contemporary frameworks. Therefore, it...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124165–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.165
Published: 01 December 2019
... Crimea in 2014. In seeking to balance the West against the extraterritorial scope of the Russian Federation, end Western hegemony over the international system, and transform the latter into a multipolar system, the Russian leadership took decisive measures to intervene in areas such as the Middle East...
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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
... “unifying women’s discourse under one banner” as a fundamental expression of “true womanhood” ( Dailami 2015 ). A consensus, in this case, is the main approach to avoid division on the most sensitive issues for a society in which tradition continues to be a key driver of its various transformations...
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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
... the scale to account for the respondents’ social status in Egyptian society and the way in which they were regarded: “Many factors keep Sinai distanced from the rest of the Egyptian governorates”; and “Others regard my Bedouin culture as less civilized than other cultures in Egyptian society...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
...Seif Da’na Over the past sixty years, contemporary Arab political history has witnessed two significant shifts, each of which has resulted in enormous social, economic, cultural, and ideological transformations. The experience of the Arab world is not unique; rather, it is part of the contemporary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12119–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121002
Published: 01 March 2019
... International Studies 38 ( 3 ): 665 – 92 . Sayigh, Yezid . 2011 . “ Policing the People, Building the State: Authoritarian Transformation in the West Bank and Gaza .” Carnegie Paper . Beirut : Carnegie Middle East Centre . http://www.carnegieendowment.org/publications/?fa=42924 Schnabel...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114135–158 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114007
Published: 04 December 2018
...-civilizational issue of immigration highlights this difference. The fear of massive Turkish immigration generated resistance from both European elites and publics to bringing Turkey into Europe. In contrast, the fact of massive Mexican immigration, legal and illegal, into the United States was part of Salinas’s...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11463–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114004
Published: 04 December 2018
... Arab–Islamic civilizational framework. Cultural Pride can be seen as an umbrella term, under which sub-concepts can be located such as “Linguistic Pride” and “Developmental Pride.” This concept can be investigated qualitatively and measured quantitatively. 1. A stagflation is a situation in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114163–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114009
Published: 04 December 2018
... transform Turkey from a parliamentary system to an executive presidency, with indicators on his tendency to revive the Ottoman Empire. This was translated into Ankara’s use of its military capabilities and Turkish concentration on the border with Iraq and Syria, in addition to the establishment of several...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1143–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114001
Published: 04 December 2018
... incredible suffering, as well as the systematic destruction of their history and civilization. Solutions to rebuild a better future will be considered only after we first call for concerted efforts to keep religions and religious doctrines away from the political arena. As was the case in the middle of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
... the basic problems of their societies (health issues, social welfare, environmental matters, etc.). Higher education in Muslim contexts, in general, and in non-Muslim contexts, in particular, is often criticized for being incapable either of contributing to the sociocultural and civilizational...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2279–295 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000016
Published: 01 March 2018
... aware that the system we have can only breed defeat. I decided to look into Arab scientific and intellectual heritage formed over four centuries in order to build a new civilization we can lean on as Arabs in the present because I was convinced that the blow was a civilizational rather than a military...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2139–165 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000009
Published: 01 March 2018
... diversity and the protector of all society members, regardless of their national, religious, or intellectual affiliations. • Empowering the state to transform into a modern, democratic and civil state, confident in its potential for internal/Arab partnership, and foreign/global partnerships...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-263–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000005
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...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2307–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000019
Published: 01 March 2018
... transforms them from a “governance problem” into a governance system under which a culture of corruption is imposed as an algebraic norm on all acts of government. In such a situation, confronting corruption is a gamble that could result in the collapse of the entire regime, and consequently the mechanisms...