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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (3): 404–421.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Swedish Institute of Alexandria in Al-Hammamaat, Tunisia, October 2012. * Email: tarekelbeshry@gmail.com © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 control Islamic current Muslim Brotherhood liberals judiciary army legislation Shari'a polarization dominant culture religion...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 189–216.
Published: 01 March 2018
... “governments” with hierarchical institutions and rigid bureaucratic systems. This ethos and reality could not be an incubator of a third Intifada. They could not promote a new form of collective resistance given the dominance of a neoliberal discourse and the rise of a culture of egoistic individualism and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 123–131.
Published: 28 August 2020
... culture. This has resulted in the drawing of new political identity maps around the globe; forged by the victors of war, especially the victors of the World War I. Since then, legitimate identities were formed by dominant entities and their triumphant ideologies which enforced their vision on others in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 79–97.
Published: 28 August 2020
... repetition, which automatically implies the continuity of the past. It should be noted that the resilience of the monarchial regime was well known even before 2011. Hammoudi (1997 , 82) argues in this regard that the cultural schemata of authority, which are presently dominant in society as a whole...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 25–50.
Published: 28 August 2020
... Evaluation .” Economic Development and Cultural Change 48 : 573 – 620 . Gardiner , Jean . 1999 . “ Patriarchy .” In Encyclopedia of Political Economy , Vol. 2 : L–Z , edited by Phillip A. O’Hara , 843 – 46 . Routledge . Geary , David C. 2010 . Male, Female: The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 98–122.
Published: 28 August 2020
... and Creating the New Cairo School of Urban Studies .” In Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East , edited by D. Singleton and P. Amar , 1 – 43 . Cairo : The American University in Cairo Press . Smith , N. 2012 . “ Please, God...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 239–251.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Wahhabist Salafist traditions are dominant. Since the 1960s, the oil Eldorado of these countries has attracted millions of migrant workers who gradually became influenced by their hosts. Accompanied by active private charities promoting Salafism, this influence began to pervade the cultures of countries...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 146–156.
Published: 16 June 2020
... domination of patriarchy and male culture. She represents the image of Shahrazad and her interaction with Shahryar in a manner that shows her ability to extract the king’s forgiveness. She dismantles the hypothesis that Shahrazad was not able to survive without the help of her father, the vizier, who...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 54–80.
Published: 16 June 2020
... disciplinary council of the trade unions, and the government has the authority to disband the council of any trade union in the interests of public security requirements. The contribution of the civil society institutions to reducing the dominance of executive power as well as the culture of despotism was...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 27–53.
Published: 16 June 2020
...Ben Ahmed Hougua For more than twenty years, politics in Morocco has been witnessing a change in the cycles of protests under the influence of the parameters linked to the economic liberalization and evolution of the processes of disenchantment with a conventional political culture. The frequent...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 100–120.
Published: 16 June 2020
..., Migration, and Colonial Domination . Leiden : Brill . Çiçek , M. Talha . 2014 . War and State Formation in Syria: Cemal Pasha’s Governorate during World War I, 1914–1917 . New York . Routledge . Crome , Andrew . 2018 . Christian Zionism and English National Identity, 1600...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 81–99.
Published: 16 June 2020
... later Iran ( El Hamad 1991 , 73). These changes at the international level were alarming for Assad, who started to be convinced that the United States would dominate the world for the coming decade ( Fuller 1991 , 65), and it encouraged him to improve his relations with the United States and avoid...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 46–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
... In the post-Gaddafi era, the inherent weakness of civic and democratic culture, as well as the increasing influence of the peripheries at the expense of the center, interacted with the politicization of public administration, exclusion, and mistrust to produce crisis and conflict. All these factors...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 2020
... capitalism, and, most especially, the emergence of Gulf capital’s dominant position in Lebanon. He was a representative of Arabian oil wealth. His profession as a contractor ( muqawel ) conditioned his “vision” of reconstructing Lebanon. He regarded urban megaprojects as the key to economic success. He used...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 March 2020
... attributed it to the new parliament being dominated by supporters of Qaddafi ( Alkaff 2015 , 113). Soon after, they formed their own separate governing body known as the New General National Congress (GNC). 5 The decision to retain the previously elected entity signaled the beginning of insurmountable...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 86–104.
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) 12 (4): 61–82.
Published: 01 December 2019
... beyond this and cater for a socio-political culture that, in one way or another, conveys various forms of collective intelligence that make camouflage, collusion, and prevarication the most appropriate interpretation of fairness and equal opportunity. Men, in the light of these dominant cultural...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 104–120.
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) 12 (4): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2019
... reflects the struggle for power and wealth rather than being an expression of differences in the cultural and social components of the population’s identity. Even if it were a form of identity expression, it does not have the ability and flexibility to adapt to the dominant political environment...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 165–172.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Solution (Damascus: Syrian Ministry of Culture—The Syrian General Organization of Books, 2019). 535 pp. No ISBN. This book assumes that the United States will not hesitate to prevent any nuclear energy program in the Middle East—including peaceful energy programs—unless it is controlled by the United...