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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 13407–416 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802164309
Published: 01 July 2008
...Iman A. Hamdy Since 1948, Israel has adopted a policy of co-option of the Druze minority among its population. However, despite their partial co-option, the Druze are subjected to the same political, social, and economic discrimination as the rest of the Palestinians. While some Druze elements have...
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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
... (Shia) and Walid Junblat (Druze) into the cabinet. A new position in government, Ministry of State for the South, was specifically created for Birri. He also gained the right to countersign all payments made by the CDR. Thus began Birri’s access to public funds. All along, Hariri supported the...
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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
...: Populations in Middle Eastern countries are principally Muslim by religion, although there are substantial majorities of non-Muslims, too. Moreover, Islam itself has various sub-identities, including Sunni, Shiite, Druze, and Ibadi, and each sect has subdivisions or schools of thought. There are also multiple...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94536–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1245386
Published: 01 October 2016
...- dents to think critically about their backgrounds regardless of which religion they belong to. Just as material in these courses may have led to the unveiling of Muslim students, it probably also led some Christian or Druze students to give up their faith and choose an alternative system of moral values...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92329–339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1165028
Published: 01 April 2016
..., a Druze spiritual leader, along with 25 people were killed when two explosions rocked the predominantly Druze town of Suwaida in southern Syria (Al-Nahar, Beirut 5 September 2015). Al-Balous was regarded as an outspoken critic of the Syrian regime as he rejected compulsory military service for Druze...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92237–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1151611
Published: 01 April 2016
... interpretation of the faith, like the Shia or the Druze, and to implement a strict regime of control of Christians and Jews. In the United States, some members of the academic establishment, such as John Espo- sito and John Voll, also explained at length the new Islamic ideology as being a natural reaction to a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84535–552 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1078073
Published: 01 October 2015
... Bercovitch s subjective criteria, Qatari mediation efforts have been largely successful. The Lebanese factions were satisfied with the 2008 Doha agreement. All accepted it as the last alternative to avoid another civil war. Walid Jumblatt, Druze leader and partner of the March 14 ruling coalition, said: We...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83351–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1052226
Published: 01 July 2015
... Israel does not recognize as having any rights as far as it is concerned, indigenous Palestinians holding Israeli nationality, but who are 352 J. Hilal classified as a religious or ethnic minority like the Christians, Moslems, Druze and Bed- ouins, and not as a national group. Israel portrayed as a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8154–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.976401
Published: 01 January 2015
... waves of immigrants. The first wave (1880 1924) consisted of Arabs who emigrated from Syria and Palestine, which were then part of the Ottoman Empire. They were Contemporary Arab Affairs 55 predominantly Christian with a few Druze [ ] and fewer Muslim (Boosahda 2003, xii). This early phase is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 81114–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.979020
Published: 01 January 2015
.... 2014. Druze and Jews in Israel: A Shared Destiny? Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press. 216 pp. Cole, Juan. 2014. The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East. New York: Simon & Schuster. 368 pp. Articles Achilli, Luigi. 2014. Disengagement from Politics: Nationalism...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74611–621 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.953866
Published: 01 October 2014
.... Jarjoura, Nadim. 2014. The Current State of Arab Cinema: The Stories of Individuals and an Update on Documentary Films. Contemporary Arab Affairs 7 (2): 209 224. Kastrinou, A. Maria A. 2014. Sect and House in Syria: History, Architecture, and Bayt Amongst the Druze in Jaramana. History and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73451–455 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.930982
Published: 01 July 2014
... difficult to guarantee good education for all (p. 115). The author s description of Lebanon as a multicultural society (p. 119) deserves further scrutiny as the only two groups that are highly distinguishable on Contemporary Arab Affairs 453 cultural grounds are the Druzes (secretive religion) and Armenians...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73464–476 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.932108
Published: 01 July 2014
...: Routledge. 318 pp. Hazran, Yusri. 2014. The Druze Community and the Lebanese State: Between Con- frontation and Reconciliation (Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History). Abingdon: Routledge. 368 pp. Herrera, Linda, ed. 2014. Wired Citizenship: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East (Critical...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 71138–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.864842
Published: 01 January 2014
.... Sectarian Relations in Arab Iraq: Contextualising the Civil War of 2006 2007. British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 40 (2), 115 138. Hazran, Yusri. 2013. Re-Confessionalising the Shi ites and the Druzes: The Failure of Secularism in Lebanon. British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 40 (2), 162 182...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 64603–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.835996
Published: 01 October 2013
... Palestinian Statehood. London: I. B. Tauris. 320 pp. Swain, Simon, 2013. Economy, Family, and Society from Rome to Islam. London: Cambridge University Press. 800 pp. Tarabey, Lubna, 2013. Family Law in Lebanon: Marriage and Divorce Among the Druze. London: I. B. Tauris. 288 pp. United Nations Economic and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63438–457 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.814242
Published: 01 July 2013
... ISM activists began to arrive around 6:30 a.m. The media, the IOF and the bulldozers arrived together. I confronted a Druze officer named As ad Atela from Beit Jan in northern Palestine. He was cunning, ugly, stocky and had wide eyes full of hatred. He yelled at the crowd: Get out from here. This is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62288–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.777511
Published: 01 April 2013
.... Talhamy, Yvette. 2012. The Nusayri and Druze Minorities in Syria in the Nineteenth Century: The Revolt against the Egyptian Occupation as a Case Study. Middle Eastern Studies 48 (6): 973 995. Willis, Mark W. 2012. Undermining Self-Determination: Robert Murphy and the Atlantic Charter in Tunisia, 1943...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 54497–512 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.714575
Published: 01 October 2012
... Lebanon which were annexed to Mount Lebanon in 1920. Also, one should not ignore the enormous cultural influence that European countries have had over the Christian community through Maronite Catholic Church institutions. On the other hand, Sunnis, Shiites and Druze Muslims were latecomers to the com...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42232–243 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.569184
Published: 01 April 2011
..., Mordechai, 2010. The Druze in Israel: questions of identity, citizenship, and patrio- tism. Middle East Journal, 64 (4), 575 596. Ramadan, Adam, 2010. In the ruins of Nahr al-Barid: understanding the meaning of the camp. Journal of Palestine Studies, 40 (1/157), 49 62. Shankland, David, 2010. Maps and the...