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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12157–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802015733
Published: 01 April 2008
... article also analyses the complexities of Jewish trauma, the problem of diverging values between East and West, and considers addressing the issue of double standards as a way towards reducing the divide. * Corresponding Address : Georges Corm, Saint-Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon; Email...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132121–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.121
Published: 16 June 2020
... . 2007 . “Islam and the Realization of Human Rights in the Muslim World: A Reflection on Two Essential Approaches and Two Divergent Perspectives.” Muslim World Journal of Human Rights 4 ( 1 ): 1 – 25 . Beck , Colin J. , Gili S. Drori , and John W. Meyer . 2012 . “World...
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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
... articulating parallel and/or alternative norms and institutions to those that currently define the global liberal order could trigger shifts in the MENA normative environment. One of the major points of discussion is whether China will uphold the global liberal order’s norms, institutions, and values, or...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... to reconcile Islam’s values with the spirit of democracy. Kepel ( 2000 ) would offer another interpretive model for the post-Islamism thesis through his work Jihad, Expansion et Declin de l’Islamisme (Jihad: The Trail of Political Islam). Carré ( 1991 ) has used the term “post-Islamism...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12191–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121006
Published: 01 March 2019
... and killed civilians in the 2010–11 protests. Despite the adoption of over 1900 infrastructural developmental projects since 2011, totaling almost 1 billion dinars in value, only a tiny minority has been implemented, while the rest have remained on paper ( Mejri and Zriba 2016 ). Especially at...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12119–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121002
Published: 01 March 2019
... international state-building programmatic orientations. In this sense, in the context of a neocolonial state-building project, the political disposition it secures will, in all likelihood, reflect the interests, perceptions, and values of the foreign powers that impose/support/fund/organize it rather than being...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11483–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114005
Published: 04 December 2018
... . 20. There is no sixth subject given value. All other subjects are given briefly. 21. See Khalaji (2006) for information on the Najaf Hawza and the recession of its model. 22. The theoretical foundation of such a statement comes from work done on American seminaries. A major examples...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11347–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113003
Published: 03 September 2018
... stability of the government is brought to bear when the models of authority on which it rests enjoy social fascination. The purpose of this article is to study the relationship between respect for authority in the three spheres of social and political work based on World Values Survey (WVS) data on Moroccan...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113113–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113006
Published: 03 September 2018
... Riyadh and Doha and their divergent national interests easily paved the way for conflict. As realists would argue, they tried to maximize their power and security in an anarchical international environment. They embarked on a power struggle to fill a power vacuum that arose in the Middle East during the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2139–165 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000009
Published: 01 March 2018
... only by jumping over, disguising, and bypassing public values, principles, and ethics. Such a pattern of social and political upbringing would direct political elites to moral corruption and social hypocrisy as well. 3. There is no social political partnership without the formation of an...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-291–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001A
Published: 01 March 2018
... spheres of religion and the very role of Islam in politics. More recently Islamists have had diverging views and positions on almost every political issue including the appropriate approach to resolving the conflict, the role that UN-sponsored political agreement could play toward realizing national...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2189–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000012
Published: 01 March 2018
... communities that existed in highly divergent non-Palestinian political fields (Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the Gulf States, Europe, the United States, and other countries). This paper examines the components and dynamics of this relationship between the center and the peripheries, and the causes of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104577–595 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402481
Published: 01 October 2017
... centres specialized in the study of Chinese affairs are too few, which affects the quantity as well as the quality of value-added recommendations provided to Arab decision-making. Such a gap, of course, cannot be bridged by China Arab friendship associations that exist in most Arab countries, or even by...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103325–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1349068
Published: 01 July 2017
... conver- gence and leave the points of divergence for more discussions. To date, this is still a work in progress. This kind of understanding was reflected in the formation of the ANC. Members of both currents participated in its constitution and drafting its missions and goals. Founding members went even...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102256–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1302059
Published: 01 April 2017
... ratio more than doubled from 1980 to 2014, where the ratio increased from 23.10% in 1980 89 to 53.30% in 2004 14 (World Bank 2015).2 The oil rent ratio is obtained as the difference between the value of crude oil production at world prices and total costs of production (World Bank 2015). Iraq had been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
..., diverged from its power potential. Such conditions, emanating largely from over four decades of a diminishing regional role as well as what has come to be called the Arab Spring , have rendered Egypt s future uncertain, considerably undermining its geopolitical capacities, capabilities and prestige...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10193–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279384
Published: 01 January 2017
... sense this is a contradiction in terms, since as long as religion remains a factor influencing the morals and values of the population by the same token it will never be totally separate from their political behav- iour. Trying to eradicate this kind of influence, for instance, by prohibiting parties...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94565–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1244901
Published: 01 October 2016
... national identify based on secular civic values. It remains to be seen which of these sol- utions is the most likely to be realized, and whether or not any of them will be able to pre- serve the multi-ethnic, multi-religious character of the Iraqi nation-state. The paper critically explores the concepts of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94511–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238612
Published: 01 October 2016
... agreement was to infiltrate Iran and corrupt its revolution- ary values; an objective hewouldnot allow them to achieve. In the elections of the 10th Shoura Council andAssembly of Experts, reformist candidates improved their position, as happened in the city of Tehranwhere they swept all the seats of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... and undistinguished economic outcomes.2 The theories associated with the first narrative by themselves are unable to explain why countries with broadly similar economic structures to Iraq, e.g., Algeria, Iran and Saudi Arabia, have experienced such divergent developmental histories. The brusque...