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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 17–36.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ahmed El Morabety This article explores the relationship between security and democracy in Morocco. It discusses the state’s behavior towards the popular uprisings, how it responds to the social movements demands, and how it manages the security unrests. Throughout, the discussion throws a light on...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 351–362.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Youssef Mohammad Sawani A survey commissioned by the Center of Arab Unity Studies (CAUS), and carried out in late 2009 and early 2010, was the first Arab public opinion survey on democracy of its kind. This article presents its findings and contextualizes the analyses in the debate that has marked...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 81–104.
Published: 02 June 2019
... Press’s Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2019 A bdalhadi A lijla is a Research Associate at the Varieties of Democracy Institute, Gothenburg University, Sweden. Email: a.ijla@daad-alumni.de trust political division Palestine studies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 537–560.
Published: 01 October 2017
... (confidence in democratic political institutions such as parliament and government). CONTACT Ben Ahmed Hougua hougua2010@gmail.com © 2017 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2017 urbanization Arab capital cities urban culture Arab Spring democracy in Arab countries Urban political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (3): 426–442.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Mounir Saidani The procedural concept of university democracy as relying on an existing customary or written law that guarantees a real, forthright, integral system of power and counter-power that can ensure the widest participation for all stakeholders in the management of university affairs, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (4): 523–535.
Published: 01 October 2016
... with sufficient opportunities by granting them the right to participate in political, economic, social and cultural life in addition to rendering the private life and private affairs of individuals inviolable. Arab regimes' commitment to democracy is tenuous and in the main, these regimes preserve...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 54–80.
Published: 16 June 2020
...Sultan N. Alquraan; Muddather J. Abu-Karaki; Saddoon N. Al-Majali The study identifies the contribution of Jordanian civil society institutions to the enhancement of political trends that signify the beginnings of democracy. This leads to constructive and innovative thought by ensuring freedom of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 105–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
... development of the scope of cooperation between the European Union and the southwestern Mediterranean countries through several political, economic, social, and cultural fields. Yet, the sphere of security is set at the top of its priorities. It is based on the principles of human rights, democracy, and the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Kamal Dib Lebanon, a multi-confessional state, is undergoing a deep socioeconomic change that could trigger a review of its constitutional arrangement. The tiny republic on the Mediterranean was born in 1920 as a liberal democracy with a market economy, where the Christians had the upper hand in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (2): 198–210.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Arab world Revolution Arab Spring democratization political change Wave of change in the Arab world and chances for a transition to democracy Abdelkader Abdelali* Political Science Department, Dr. Taher Al-Maolawi University and National Centre for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oran, Algeria...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 61–82.
Published: 01 December 2019
... identifies the results and extensions of this participation in relation to the requirements of empowerment. Finally, it discusses the problem of development and democracy that prevent women from achieving the desired change in the short term. In many respects, the social and sociological trend has been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 3–20.
Published: 03 September 2019
... than ever, as several Islamist movements are advancing further on the path to accepting democracy, political pluralism, and power-sharing. Several Islamist movements in the Arab and Islamic world today are embracing public and individual freedoms, and advocating a separation of religion and politics...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (4): 463–483.
Published: 01 October 2011
... the Arab Spring dialogic discourse Habermas ‘democratic transition’ Aljazeera The Arab Spring : breaking the chains of authoritarianism and postponed democracy Mohammed Noureddine Affaya Faculty of Literature, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco While the events of the so-called Arab Spring...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (2): 127–147.
Published: 01 April 2011
... httpwww.informaworld.com The revolutions of the Arab Spring: are democracy, development and modernity at the gates? Michael Sakbani* The Herbert Walker School of Business, Webster University, Geneva, Switzerland Taylor and FrancisRCAA_A_575106.sgm10.1080/17 50912 2011.575106Contemporary Arab Affairs0950-3110 (pri t)/1473...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (3): 297–333.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Fahmy Howeidy This paper reviews how the civilizational discourse of Islam differs from that of democracy but doesn't necessarily mean that it contradicts it. Knowing that this juxtaposition promotes diversity and distinction, this paper elucidates the factors of ambiguity that surround this...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (4): 618–621.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Abdullah Lux © 2009 Abdullah Lux 2009 Democracy, human rights and law in Islamic thought , by Mohammed Abed al-Jabri , English translation, Centre for Arab Unity Studies (CAUS), Beirut , and I. B. Tauris , 2008 , 259 pp, $25 , ISBN 978-1-84511-749-8 Contemporary Arab Affairs...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (2): 252–271.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Hana Soufi This article deals with the question of parliamentary democracy and female representation in the Arab world in both statistical and historical contexts. The role of women is considered in societies across history from the ancient period to the modern as well as the correlation between...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (2): 292–306.
Published: 01 April 2012
... People's Power Revolutionary anatomy: the lessons of the Sudanese revolutions of October 1964 and April 1985 Abdelwahab El-Affendi Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, London, UK; Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK In spite of the numerous...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (3): 445–463.
Published: 01 July 2008
... elections, particularly with the introduction of the 2007 constitutional amendments, demonstrates its determination to re-consolidate its authoritarian practices. Corresponding Address : Email: l_a_baki@hotmail.com © 2008 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2008 Egypt democracy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 83–98.
Published: 03 September 2019
..., government), which remains inferior to the high political representation of the royal institution. sovereignty Morocco political system democracy The concept of representation in the Moroccan political system is quite different from its meaning in democratic systems. From this point of...