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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
... led by Gamal Abdel Nasser and the events of 2011, it traces the developments and changing political and strategic trajectories of the three presidents Nasser, Anwar Sadat and Hosni Mubarak. The case of Egypt is examined here as ‘an instance of a class of events’ focusing on phenomena related to the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82181–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1016765
Published: 01 April 2015
... narrowing between some social classes, but it is widening among the poorer classes. This paper will focus on indicators of imbalance in the distribution policies in some Arab countries, selecting those where popular movements have taken place. Some claim that one of the main causes of these movements is the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131128–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.128
Published: 01 March 2020
... the second part, May Abou El-Dahab deals with the choice of upper-class women in Egyptian society to frequent social spaces in Cairo, reserved for women only, as a way to resist forms of pressure and harassment exercised by men in mixed places, and in addition to their lobbying for free private spaces...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13169–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.69
Published: 01 March 2020
... an elite class of leaders and officers who carried out agendas that did not always match Algeria’s. Algeria’s fragile structure allowed the French to exert a strong influence on it and to re-implement the pattern that has long defined the relations between both sides. This heavy legacy weighs to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1313–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
... committed by the Lebanese ruling class. The protests emitted a grassroots’ appeal and, within forty-eight hours, hundreds of thousands of protestors went out onto the streets and public squares, demanding the fall of the government and the arrest of symbolic figures for corruption and nepotism. The...
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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
..., around the time of World War I and immediately after it. In fact, the concepts of “race,” “class,” “religion,” and “color” do have boundaries between each other. Each concept can be treated independently. However, “Power discrepancy” between states and groups has made it possible for those who...
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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
... and distinctive features” of the early generation of the school. Critical theory is humanistic Marxism that goes beyond reductionist materialism and the classical terminologies of class struggle and the revolutionary role of the proletariat. It is still materialist in the sense that it seeks to...
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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
... ). Identity also consists of other various elements, some of which are historical, geographical, regional, ethnic, and based on class and profession. As pointed out above, these elements can overlap others, forming circles that may be shared with individuals from other societies. These may be ethnic...
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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
... recognition through the blackout of North Sinai in news programs. Zachovà (2016 ) concluded that Bedouins suffer from economic and political inequalities, ethnicity-motivated accusations of treason, and double-dealing, leaving them feeling like voiceless, marginalized, second-class citizens. Other...
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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
... that the Palestinians would not be treated as second-class citizens within the “pure” Jewish state called for by Israel through the Jewish Nationalist State Law (racist law), which was passed in July 2018? Would Israel accept a one-state solution in which it would lose its character as a Jewish state...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12483–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.83
Published: 01 December 2019
... appear to constitute a direct threat to the regime’s existence, its status gave it the push to act both as a main opposition group and also to develop grassroots ties with the population. By providing charitable services to the poor and middle classes, the organizations ran or funded by the MB succeeded...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
... democratic transition. On the other hand, economic development including high levels of education and urbanization and an increase in the size of the middle class might ease the process of democratization. The impact of the social factor on the process of democratization is also debatable. Some believe...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
... interest in investing in the banking and service sectors. This development is driven by the fact that the return on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa is higher compared with other countries in the developing world, in addition to the growing purchasing power of the middle class which would increase...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... transformation of a society’s state and class structures; and revolutions are accompanied, and in part carried out, by class-based revolts from below. The analysis of Goldstone about revolution also connotes a major transformation in the political institutions through mass mobilization, both formal and informal...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123119–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123007
Published: 03 September 2019
... within one family is to educate the sons of the elders and acquaint them with the new ideological currents in the region and openness to the Palestinian and Arab cities. As a result of the conflict with colonialism, the family-class struggle or the transformation of the conflict into a soft and hidden...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... political system with legitimacy. The more political participation is expanded to cover the diverse political spectrum and social classes, the more democratic the system would be. Conversely, the less political participation, the further the gap will widen between the state and the social forces until an...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... than that since it has its roots in production and relations of production ( Al-Hafez 2005 , 1222). Therefore, just as fragmentation and division of the Arab homeland had class and socioeconomic content, the unity project had to entail a counter-class content. This is why Nasser’s great contribution...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... except for one, there was no call from the sample of sermons for Sunni believers to go to fight in Syria. This result was supported by Saoud al-Mawla’s ( Mawla 2016 ) work on Salafism in Lebanon. The majority of sectarian arguments conveyed in the analyzed sermons related to Shia, but there was...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122105–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122005
Published: 02 June 2019
... twice as large as the present population without Israeli demographic policies. This geo-demographic policy pushed the middle and upper-class population to leave Jerusalem and migrate to Ramallah or abroad, along with their economic and administrative institutions, thereby contributing to the weakening...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
... combined factors: substantial economic interests, a long-time legitimacy buttressed by the army’s active involvement in welfare and development initiatives, and the reliance on universal conscription as the main avenue for the successful accommodation of class and social cleavages—key elements underpinning...