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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13146–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.46
Published: 01 March 2020
... apparent failure to resolve the conflict and achieve the desired peace which would contribute to the needs of state-building. The LPA has not been able to tackle division and conflict since it lacks a clear consensus on important issues, and ironically, the GNA has not even been able to avoid its...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13186–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.86
Published: 01 March 2020
... Acharya ( Acharya 2018 ), suggest that the liberal order has lived within a self-serving bubble that is now bursting, forcing it to face “an existential challenge.” According to Acharya, its presentation as open, rules-based, consensual, and multilateral ignored the fact that, instead, it remained highly...
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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
... have converged to a free-market Washington Consensus” (5). As an economic orthodoxy and a political project, neoliberalism was contradictory. It used free-market rhetoric in order to justify illiberal and monopolistic practices, and Hariri was no exception to that rule. His rhetoric deeply masked...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13123–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.23
Published: 01 March 2020
... United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the EU and the European Union Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM), 6 which fostered many attempts at establishing a roadmap towards a solution for Libya. However, most Italian and French efforts lacked political consensus and heavily involved...
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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
... of worship constitutionally, where the new Tunisian constitution, for example, provides for the state to guarantee that mosques remain neutral, places of worship be safeguarded from political differences, and the balances and existing consensus be maintained, to preserve the country’s religious...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12417–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.17
Published: 01 December 2019
... Reforms in Morocco: Between Consensus and Subaltern Politics .” Journal of North African Studies 16 ( 4 ): 679 – 699 . Masbah , Mohammed . 2018 . “What Protests in Morocco Reveals about Public Trust in Political Parties.” Geographical Overview/Maghreb . In IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2018...
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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; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... Muslim society would experience the birth and centralization of a state. Islam’s authoritative texts, however, do not point to a readymade system of government that enjoyed a consensus both in ancient times and today. This subject remains one of the most examined, reconsidered, and disputed issues...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... only six years after it came into being: the explosion of the cultural and ethnic issue. This was an indication that the state had failed to resolve the traditional consensus between the regime and the tribal clans, and in incorporating them within the state apparatus (539). However, matters...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12383–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123005
Published: 03 September 2019
... ineffective hinders them from carrying out their constitutional, legislative, and political tasks, which are undertaken by the royal institution as a sponsor of consensus culture. On this subject, see El Achouri ( 2006 ). 10. Article 47 of the Constitution states: “The King, on his own initiative...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... another word”) ( Harvey 2005 , 5–18) and (“Building consensus/consensus”) (39–63), which are necessary to understand the state of the world after four decades of neoliberal policies, Harvey discusses how neoliberalism penetrated and reconstituted feeling/common sense/public awareness in favor of its basic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122171–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122009
Published: 02 June 2019
..., freezing employment in the public sector, and ceasing financial subsidies and squandering, such as financial transfers to the electricity sector so as to reduce public debt. Many experts believe that McKinsey did not come with new findings. A number of experts also stress that political consensus...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122105–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122005
Published: 02 June 2019
... urban planning and direction imposed by the official planning institutions on the community and the Palestinian neighborhoods were drawn up and approved without residents’ participation and involvement. The planning authorities set the rules and limitations against community norms and consensual...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... manufacture consent or a consensus, while dominated groups may also create ideologies that may be used to channel resistance to the dominant powers. Such ideologies offer different social representations that “positively serve to empower dominated groups, to create solidarity, to organize struggle and to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72225–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.918320
Published: 01 April 2014
... prohibition. However, no consensus has ever been reached among jurists. Cinema is a universal language and a method of narration, recounting and storytelling whose popularity exceeds that of any other art as it is more entertaining and bedazzling. Egypt was a pioneer among Arab countries in the field of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1213–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121001
Published: 01 March 2019
... communities, ideologies, or simply a status that protects elites from certain actions in the security sector. We can also find structures that strengthen the position of elites vis-à-vis the population (in many cases established by consensus among the elites) but that are not resources of power because once...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12191–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121006
Published: 01 March 2019
... institutional set-up, which shares power even in matters of security, in practice, since the election of President Essebsi, security policy-making has become more centralized and less consensual than foreseen in the constitutional text, and yet increasingly efficient in terms of the performance of the security...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114163–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114009
Published: 04 December 2018
... US policy and of international consensus on Jerusalem as one of the most sensitive issues in the Arab–Israeli conflict: that its status would be decided through negotiations and in accordance with the United Nations’ resolutions. The report affirms that Trump’s decision, denounced by the Palestinian...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62172–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.783183
Published: 01 April 2013
.... Nevertheless, rationalizing ‘religious discourse’ and working out a kind of consensus seems to be of utmost importance. * Email: kamal.aboulmagd@bakermckenzie.com † This paper was presented at the Symposium on Religion and the State in the Arab World, convened by the Center for Arab Unity...