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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 51107–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.649586
Published: 01 January 2012
... American and European weapons manufacturers monopolizing 92% of weapons deals with armaments being sold to parties involved in more than 40 armed conflicts, in most of the developing nations. Instead of channelling money into developmental sectors, with the collusion of arms dealers and security...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92340–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156300
Published: 01 April 2016
...Gabi El-Khoury This statistical file is based on the Population and Development Report 6: Development Policy Implications of Age–Structural Transitions in Arab countries , issued by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (Beirut, ESCWA, 2014) in the light of the growing...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104577–595 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402481
Published: 01 October 2017
... commensuration among the development dilemmas the Chinese economy suffered from in the past and those the Arab economies are currently suffering from. Here, the slogan of South South cooperation must be de-ideologicalized.19 This is, first, because of the disparity of the conditions of developmental takeoff...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
... the Arab revolutions to a democratic and developmental one and that this new social policy regime should be the outcome of social dialogue between different social groups and the active participation of civil society (Karshenas, Moghadam, and Alamia 2014). However, neoliberalism has proved resilient...
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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
... other items that measure the developmental trend were low, where the mean ranged from 1.5 to < 2.5, and they are ordered by those that contribute the most, as follows: Developing scientific methods in solving the problems facing students. Investing in students’ abilities to contribute to the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13227–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.27
Published: 16 June 2020
...) Figure A1. CUSUM Stability Test The development of collective action repertories is difficult to consider outside their simultaneity with the collateral actions of authorities responsible for ensuring public order. Since the 1980s, the cycles of protest movements have...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132146–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.146
Published: 16 June 2020
... developments that affected Lebanon and the future of its political system. The author chose this period as events of May 2008 constituted a critical interval between two dangerous phases in Lebanon. The first phase witnessed a great deal of security and political turmoil as well as conflict over the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132100–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.100
Published: 16 June 2020
..., Economic and Political Development , transl. by William C. Young and Michael C. Curry . Washington, DC : Institute for Palestine Studies . Sharif , Regina . 1976 . “Christians for Zion, 1600–1919.” Journal of Palestine Studies 5 ( 3–4 ): 123 – 41 . Sharif , Regina...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13281–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.81
Published: 16 June 2020
... of a US coalition that destroyed Iraq’s military force and compelled Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait in February 1991. This presented a golden opportunity for the United States to impose its hegemony in the Middle East and to prepare to confront the rising Eurasian powers, mainly Russia, China, and...
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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
... the Gaddafi era as well as the failure to adopt and implement reconciliation post the 2011 conflict. Therefore, it is argued that the first step towards realizing peace, security, and development is a departure from the current approach and the necessity of bringing in the real players to agree on a...
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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
.... There may be good reason for such optimism. The BRI was initially announced in September 2013, aiming to improve terrestrial and maritime connectivity throughout Asia, and from it to the rest of the Eurasian continental landmass and Africa. In the process, it would contribute to economic development by...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131105–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.105
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; 1313–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
... a real estate company, Solidére (la Société libanaise pour le développement et la reconstruction), as his vehicle for developing central Beirut, and he anchored the Lebanese currency to the US dollar. Both actions deepened the rentier economy and moved the country to disaster. Hariri was one of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83363–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1049055
Published: 01 July 2015
... integration in the society in which they are formed. This social integration represents the major part of the elites developmental role in general, and the political role in particular, as the elites perform the function of integrating and merging the political views and trends of most forces within society...
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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
... because the current development model can no longer respond to the urgent demands and needs of citizens, reduce disparities between groups and spatial inequalities, and achieve social justice. 2 This developmental weakness draws attention to the fact that women’s empowerment and the promotion of...
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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
... ideological orientations; they were suddenly expected to take over power or renegotiate with state power and provide a vision for the future. The inability of protestors and various opposition groups to develop structures capable of presenting alternatives to post-Mubarak rule allowed the MB’s leadership...
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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
... Left, their ideology, and their belief in the working class as the major revolutionary force, all of which Marcuse rejected in his revision of Marxism and his analysis of the development in advanced industrial societies. The New Left advocated by Marcuse “includes neo-anarchist tendencies, and it is...
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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
... opportunity for access to both political institutions and the process of political change ( Abdel-Samad 2014 , 805). 1. See Article No. 54 of the 2011 Moroccan Constitution. However, influenced by the regional political environment, including the anti-democratic developments in the Middle East...
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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
... Western countries and the Arab region, and with other regions in the developing world, to the extent that some recently founded countries were established according to their identity components. These include East Timor, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and South Sudan, and even Iraqi Kurdistan would also have...
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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
... and do not follow any intelligible method even though his thinking reveals how he depicts other “non-white” people. Although Charles Darwin rejected the theory of absolute continuity and allowed for internal development within each race, numerous theories on race have spread in the modern world...