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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Nussaibah Younis Since Arend Lijphart's development of the theory of consociationalism in 1969, dominant schools of thought have accepted that ‘power sharing’ and ‘group autonomy’ are the basic preconditions of democratic governance in divided societies. The constitution and electoral framework...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (4): 497–512.
Published: 01 October 2012
... explanatory variables. The results shed light on the formation of populism in a divided society and the challenges it poses for democratic transitions in Lebanon and perhaps in transitional Middle Eastern states. Corresponding Address : Email: Imad.salamey@lau.edu.lb © 2012 The Centre for Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 46–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the legitimate state boundary and became the real actors, polarizing politics and society while rendering any political dialogue ineffective, especially when confined to exclusionary power-sharing arrangements. Official bodies remain weak and divided, while peripheral actors reject/resist submitting...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 123–131.
Published: 28 August 2020
... 9789953828763 ) References Imad , Abd Al-Ghani . 2006 . The Sociology of Culture: Concepts and Problematiques from Modernity to Globalization . Beirut : Center for Arab Unity Studies . Imad , Abd Al-Ghani . 2017 . Identity and Knowledge, Society and Religion . Beirut : Dar...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 132–137.
Published: 28 August 2020
... world. Again, the author succeeds in that mission. The author undertakes a multidisciplinary approach to explaining authoritarianism in Muslim societies and their state of underdevelopment. Many factors contribute to the slow and long historical process that led to the current situation. In...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 79–97.
Published: 28 August 2020
..., due to the cultural foundations of authoritative relationships that exist in the Moroccan society as well. Figure 1. The Toblerone/triangle model representation. Source: Bauer and Gaskell (1999) . Subjects or bearers of representations (S). An object that is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 51–78.
Published: 28 August 2020
... them. Such is the reward of disbelievers.” Also, the fatwa quotes a Hadith of Prophet Muhammad stating that: “He who comes to you while you are unanimous in your opinions and wants to divide you and disperse you, strike off his neck.” In the opinion of the thirty ulama who issued this fatwa...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 98–122.
Published: 28 August 2020
..., technological advancements, and market demands. Losing old friends and allies because of different discrepant opinions raises questions about freedom of expression, shaking, or destroying diversified social capital by and within the media. After the 25 January 2011, Egyptian society was divided among many...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 25–50.
Published: 28 August 2020
... societies. TABLE 1. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) of the Gender Inequality Index (GII) (Mean for 2016–18) TABLE 2. Regression Analysis of the Fertility Rate, Mean, 2016–18 a TABLE 3. Regression Analysis of Infant Mortality Rate, Mean, 2016–18 a TABLE 4. Regression...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 54–80.
Published: 16 June 2020
... statistically processed and divided into parts so as to correspond with the study questions, as follows: Civil society institutions have a considerable role in instilling democratic values and human rights ethics, while challenging terrorism and deviant beliefs, as well as enhancing ideological security...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 8–26.
Published: 16 June 2020
... services provision, emphasizing the role of civil society as “the voice of reform through its capacity to monitor and to render accountable all stakeholders in the national endeavor” (viii). Sadly, however, the advice went unheeded. The Egyptian public is divided on Egypt’s socialist legacy and on the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 121–137.
Published: 16 June 2020
... . The Arab Charter on Human Rights . Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment . https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/23951 . Rishmawi , Mervat . 2015 . The League of Arab States Human Rights Standards and Mechanisms Towards Further Civil Society Engagement: A Manual for Practitioners. Open...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 128–138.
Published: 01 March 2020
... within the scope of local and social reality within which people live, in addition to external issues that are of interest to Arab World. It reaffirms the importance of the social role of the theater as one of the most relevant arts of society, expressing its issues and concerns and performing a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 105–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
... security. It is noteworthy that in Europe‘s broader contact, insufficient attention is paid to the actors: political representatives, institutions, and civil society. Thus, the regional contact in March 2003, for example, was characterized by a minimum, if not a total absence, of the institutional level...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the war of independence, several officers and soldiers fled the French army to engage with National Liberation Army (ALN) troops. They were known as Defectors from the French Army (DAF). In his memoirs, Colonel Tahar Ezbiri divides them into four factions ( Ezbiri 2011 , 168–71): Those who had...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2019
... institutional practices, and in the public imagination transmitted through social media, official newspapers, local radio and television, and school curricula, all of which make clear society’s descent-based dividing lines. This naked differentiation of social groupings means not simply that some citizens...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2019
... revolutionary claim against the Mubarak regime? semi-opposition Egypt under Mubarak state–society relations pre-2011 political actors Despite Hosni Mubarak’s weakened credibility in the latter years of his presidency, his regime claimed to be securing Egypt against the Islamists who succeeded...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 61–82.
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) 12 (4): 156–164.
Published: 01 December 2019
... predicament. Thus, in the Wahhabi conception of this therapeutic form, narcissism is not separated from an integrated ideological vision of the body and society, masculinity and femininity, in relation to the ethical system that works in unison to recreate the body of women and the effects they can have...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 121–140.
Published: 01 December 2019
...” (125). Furthermore, “we are now coming to realize that, besides ‘progress,’ there is ‘regress’; that going forward is no more ‘natural’ than going backward […and] that both movements are secondary phenomena, depending primarily upon the character of the human stocks” (125) Although the author divides...