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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13254–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.54
Published: 16 June 2020
... (i.e., gender, academic year, faculty, political trend, and membership of civil society institutions). The importance of this study is characterized by two factors: one scientific, the other practical, and it addresses this topic in Jordan in a unique way. It is especially important at this time...
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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
... political role as well. Hariri was one of the more prominent amongst these newcomers, but there were many others, such as Najib Miqati and his brother, Taha, who founded construction and telecommunication giants. 6 Hariri started investing in the Lebanese economy in 1981 when he bought a seventy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
..., received maximum benefit from the regime’s economic programs and policies. In other words, it reflects the perfect image of a corrupt government that in every respect supported favoritism and nepotism in politics, economics, education, health, and other sectors throughout the country. The observations of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... are victorious but downgrade them when they meet unexpected resistance. In the case of Bahrain, the religious sentiment encourages continued activism, despite resistance and repression, and social media help diffuse the collective action frames among the opposition communities. Lack of other plausible...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... antagonistic language about the Syrian conflict. Some use the problematic categorization of Ibn Taymeya, 6 such as Dar Islam (the land of Islamic) and Dar Harb (the land of the infidels) as a principle for dealing with international relations. This frames their whole approach with respect to other...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12119–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121002
Published: 01 March 2019
... Interviews and Other Writings, 1972–1977 . New York : Pantheon . Fukuyama, Francis . 1992 . The End of History and the Last Man . London : Hamish Hamilton . ——— . 2004 . State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century . Ithaca : Cornell University Press . ——— . 2005...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11325–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113002
Published: 03 September 2018
... of mistrust within the Coptic community. This ambiguity feeds into the state’s narrative that the Coptic community is not safe from persecution under the rule of Islamists ( Scott 2010 , Tadros 2012 ). Scott argues that many within the Coptic minority suspect the Brotherhood and other Islamist...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-291–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001A
Published: 01 March 2018
... Arab nationalist forces (including the Ba’th, Pan-Arabists, and others with socialist or communist orientations). When the uprising took place in 2011, the positions each trend took differed before some tactical unity was deemed necessary. When the regime fell, however, differences remerged and became...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2217–237 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000013
Published: 01 March 2018
... frustration, anxiety, traumatic experiences and existential stress. Several other symptoms are manifest in the Palestinian people as they undergo the aggressions on the Gaza Strip, which have exposed some 1.8 million Palestinians to terrifying experiences and severe psychological trauma. These people have...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
... heart and soul. It contributes to shaping the image of the city in the substantive reality of urbanization, on the one hand, and the collective con- science, on the other. However, the status of the city is not confined to the limits of the © 2017 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies CONTACT Ben Ahmed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104561–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1401739
Published: 01 October 2017
... (Ezzeddine 2005). Opportunities are divided into two types according to the role of the political move- ment: those realized by the movement and seized when they emerge; and others created by the movement through its activities (Ezzeddine 2005). The structure of political opportunities affects groups...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103338–353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1358956
Published: 01 July 2017
... taken into account when considering social transformations; the nature of the prevailing cognitive pattern and the official policy of the state. It also causes other external effects originating from the ambient environment, regionally and internationally, so as to affect the structure of the existent...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103408–425 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1358957
Published: 01 July 2017
... the beginning of the year. The same thing happened in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), in addition to limited incitements that brought forward demands for reform and the spread of freedoms in other countries like Jordan, Morocco and Algeria. It is clear that these movements have recently received...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102207–227 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1311600
Published: 01 April 2017
... dependent on the actions of the group. Positive interdependence is assumed to enhance interaction in which students encourage and help each other to reach their goals besides exchanging comments and challenging each other s conclusions (Johnson and Johnson 1989). Cooperative learning may result in civic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
... complex formation, this Arab and Near Eastern region, like other regions, fused material and virtual elements with both diverging and converging social practices and discourses (Paasi 2009, 131). During the Nasserite leadership, Egypt has been able to project a regional power image. It...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94536–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1245386
Published: 01 October 2016
..., but rather the different meanings attached to it and prejudg- ments about its wearer. I wore the veil at the age of 10, when I was in sixth grade. I was just like any other girl in the family and in the classroom. Wearing the veil was the expected custom for the young- est of seven veiled sisters of a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93428–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1191786
Published: 01 July 2016
...Hosam Matar Soft power, according to Joseph Nye, in 2004, is ‘the ability to affect others through the co-optive means of framing the agenda, persuading, and eliciting positive attraction in order to obtain preferred outcomes’. The United States is applying many initiatives and policies of soft...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93445–460 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1189108
Published: 01 July 2016
..., Abdullah had to choose a course without appearing to be autonomous or de jure ruler and hence settled for a carrot-and-stick policy; some of the critics like al-Awdah were co-opted into the system through inducements and minor concessions, while others, like al-Masari and al-Hawali, were incarcerated or...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84523–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1077611
Published: 01 October 2015
... constructing a model that could inspire other Islamic states. Decision-makers advocate that revival of Islamic glory in the inter- national arena should begin with the implementation of domestic policies that would induce Muslim communities to mobilize around the Islamic agenda. The rigid and fun- damentalist...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83435–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1054109
Published: 01 July 2015
... State of International Religious Freedom and Why it Matters. Orbis 59 (1): 7 18. Hale, Sondra. 2014. The New Middle East Insurrections and Other Subversions of the Modernist Frame. Journal of Middle East Women s Studies 10 (3): 40 61. Havel, Boris. 2014. Haj Amin al-Husseini: Herald of Religious...