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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84505–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1079979
Published: 01 October 2015
.... With this issue in mind, this paper focuses on the alteration of cultural perception of the public through the capitalization of perceptual biases. The contribution of European Union policies in the region has served as useful material for the Islamic rhetoric of the ‘Salafi Call’ and the Muslim...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103392–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350368
Published: 01 July 2017
... at the university that raise legal topics; and perceptions of faculty and students on the existence of a culture of law at the university. The results showed that the culture of law is fair to weak. There was not a single university in the sample that was classified as ‘above average’ in terms of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82239–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1024983
Published: 01 April 2015
...Michael Sakbani It is now more than four years since the Arab Spring erupted in Tunisia. The results have been rather disappointing, but the events remain potentially among the grand turns of history. The fruition of the Arab Spring has been impeded by a variety of factors cultural, institutional...
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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
... situation to the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Sykes–Picot Agreement (1916) after World War I, which divided up the spoils of war in the Near East according to the preferences of the victorious, and not taking into account the intricate histories and cultures of the numerous ethnicities, relations, and...
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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
... political rhetoric concerning the official perception of the two countries’ common history that lasted for over half a century. In the 1990s, especially after most of the colonial figures had gone, France had further pushed to rectify its academic and popular perspectives concerning what happened...
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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
... ). Washington, DC : Brookings Institutions . Reus-Smit , Christian . 2017 . “Cultural Diversity and International Order.” International Organization 71 ( 4 ): 851 – 85 . Rolland , Nadège . 2017 . China’s Eurasian Century? Political and Strategic Implications of the Belt and Road...
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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
... and personal levels. Further, theoretical models explain how people perceive risks and how psychological, cultural, and social structures of risk influence people’s perceptions and responses ( Paek and Hove 2017 ). Many researchers depend on current risk perception theory, which was developed to...
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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
... oppression, the turning of culture industries into mass deception, and the use of rationality as instrument of domination of both nature and human beings in the name of progress. “Enlightenment, understood in the widest sense as the advance of thought, has always aimed at liberating human beings from fear...
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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
..., economic, social, and cultural levels. One indication of this limitation is that society, including women themselves, parties, unions, and civil society groups do not place their trust in women’s performance, leadership, or ability to receive and manage decision-making positions. This explains why there is...
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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
... years of experience in politics and society to win a plurality of parliamentary seats and the presidency. The MB’s Freedom and Justice Party won forty-three percent of the seats in parliament in the first elections run in the transitional period. In Egypt, both the cultural context of the social...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12383–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123005
Published: 03 September 2019
....), extending back fourteen centuries, while looking forward to the future through the present. This perception, which controls Morocco’s political culture, makes the royal institution the only one capable of embodying the sovereignty of the nation, legally defined as a “political group” rather than a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... issue of identity. According to Ould Salem ( 2014a , 6), rather than being social, political, and cultural, the powers that be function from the perspective of their clienteles rather than using dialogue and a proper understanding of the community. M ohamed E l -A mine O uld M ohamed I brahim...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... and the decisiveness of the Russian leadership were demonstrated. Nevertheless, questions remain about whether these were the only goals sought by Russia and if there were other objectives inherent in the Russian policy. Western policy-makers and “think tanks” have their own perceptions of Russia’s...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
... ( 1 ), 62 – 67 . Alijla, A . 2018 . “ Taming a Generation: How the Political Division in Palestine Changes the Youth Perception of Democracy [in Palestine] .” Arab Journal of Sociology (Idafat) 41 , no. 42 : 153 – 80 . AbrAbrash, I . 2015 . The Making of the Palestinian Political...
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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; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... . Murad, Abdal-Hakim . 2013 . “ Islam and the New Millennium. ” Accessed December 23, 1997. http://masud.co.uk/ISLAM/ahm/millen.htm . Samir Kassir Foundation . 2016 . Reception and Perception of Radical Messages: A Pilot Study . Beirut : Samir Kassir Foundation . Weber , Max . 2008...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122105–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122005
Published: 02 June 2019
... Matrix of Control: The Palestinian and Israeli Case in Area C.” In Report on the JSPS Grant-in-Aid Challenging Exploratory Research 2015–16 (No. 15K12954) Cultural Practices against Militarization: The Compilation Regional Geographies and the Restoration of Landscapes in Okinawa and Palestine , edited...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12191–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121006
Published: 01 March 2019
... jihadists to Syria and Iraq. In 2013, the country suffered from major setbacks in its perception of stability and safety, when two prominent politicians, Choukri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi, were assassinated. These tragic events threatened to derail the country’s fragile trajectory towards democracy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1213–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121001
Published: 01 March 2019
... constituted at the same time by a great group of individuals and by structures that include (besides norms, practices, internal culture, etc.) different roles and positions for the different individuals who are part of it. The mere existence of these structures already implies the existence of different...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
...-god Zarad, Abu El H . 2016 . “ The Mega National Projects: A Locomotive of Development .” Egypt State Information Service, October. http://www.sis.gov.eg/section/337/4683?lang=en-us Zirker, Daniel G . 2015 . Foreign Military Identity in Culturally Pluralistic Society. Quasi-Ethnicity...