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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103338–353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1358956
Published: 01 July 2017
... authority in occupied Jerusalem has employed a systematic scheme to isolate the city from the rest of the West Bank territories. Their aim is to destroy its trade movement in order to tighten the loop of hegemony around the vital economic and social sectors, and to deprive the Palestinian Authority from...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103471–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350369
Published: 01 July 2017
...Gabi El-Khoury This statistical file is concerned with the latest available socio-economic data recognized by the United Nations and the World Bank as basic indicators to assess the process of development in the Arab countries and worldwide. Table 1 provides data on population and shows the ranking...
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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
...Rasha S. Mansour This paper examines Egypt’s shift from socialism to neo-liberalism in the wake of the economic crisis of the late 1980s and the implications of this shift for its socialist legacy. It argues that the decline of the welfare state in Egypt since 1991 has contributed to the erosion 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
... role played some opposition groups and the ability to build internal ideological and organizational commitment played a pivotal role in defining the social and economic strength and presence of each opposition group in the country. In return, the regime’s behavior towards such groups or parties was...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
...Bassam Yousif This article studies Iraq's recent economic development. It views development as a process mediated by institutions and driven by the attainment of human capabilities and capacities, including state capacity. This approach departs from the two prevalent sets of models that have been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124141–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.141
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ahmed Mahdi This article examines the claim that Israel’s natural gas exports from its Mediterranean gas fields will give geopolitical leverage to Tel Aviv over the importing countries. Using the geoeconomic tradition of Klaus Knorr and others who wrote about applying leverage using economic...
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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
...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. 2018; 11463–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114004
Published: 04 December 2018
...Abdullah Al-Beraidi This study investigates the extent to which neoliberalism could be the cornerstone for economic reform and diversification in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. It seeks to determine the most important effects of neoliberalism as well as its social and economic costs...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
...Mohammad Dawood Sofi What happened within and beyond Tunisia in 2010–11 has been told repeatedly from a number of perspectives, each putting a greater or a lesser emphasis on one or several variables ranging from society, politics, economics, to religion or the involvement of external dynamics. An...
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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
... challenge to some elements of the Bretton Woods global economic order; China’s contestation of the Law of the Sea; and its challenge to particular liberal elements of the global order. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 China’s Middle East policy global order normative challenge...
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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; 13169–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.69
Published: 01 March 2020
... Algerian politicians attempted to use to manage relations between the two countries and obtain some benefits by invoking the past in speeches at a local level, and to overcome that past in building relations with France. As a security crisis and economic decline hit Algeria, it became apparent that the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
...Seif Da’na Over the past sixty years, contemporary Arab political history has witnessed two significant shifts, each of which has resulted in enormous social, economic, cultural, and ideological transformations. The experience of the Arab world is not unique; rather, it is part of the contemporary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 64623–637 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.843741
Published: 01 October 2013
... FILE Selected socio-economic indicators in Arab countries Gabi El-Khoury Centre for Arab Unity Studies, Beirut, Lebanon Keywords: Human development index (HDI); inequality-adjusted human development index (IHDI); labour force; unemployment; multidimensional poverty index; gross domestic product (GDP...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104577–595 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402481
Published: 01 October 2017
...Mohamed Hamchi Steady development of China–Arab economic relations has been taking place in a turbulent international environment, especially at political and economic levels. In such a context, this study shifts the attention towards approaching China–Arab economic relations from the perspective...
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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
...Al Habib Estati Zeineldin; Saeed Chekak This article draws on the experience gained and the lessons learned during and after the Arab Spring protest movements that called for economic, social, and political change. It raises the issue of the role Moroccan women played in these movements. In...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-27–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000002
Published: 01 March 2018
... Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics. Her latest book, Salman’s Legacy: The Dilemmas of a New Era in Saudi Arabia , was published by Hurst in 2018. Email: m.al-rasheed@lse.ac.uk Middle East Europe sociology of knowledge anthropology power and knowledge REFERENCES...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-263–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000005
Published: 01 March 2018
... the economic factor in countries where the economy is based on land and taxes on rental income. Land taxes mean all that the state takes from society; it is what powerful authority imposes on people overwhelmed by royalties and taxes. Rent tax is any income that the person receives from his property...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84469–487 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1080965
Published: 01 October 2015
... refugee policy Justice and Development Party (JDP) temporary protection Partial integration of Syrian escapees under the rule of Turkey s Justice and Development Party (JDP) Burak Gümüs¸* and Deniz Erog lu Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey This...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53355–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.692200
Published: 01 July 2012
...Georges Corm † This paper was originally given as a presentation at the Conference of the Circulo de Economia de Barcelone , 22 June 2011, Barcelona, Spain. * Email: gecorm@inco.com.lb © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 OPINION The socio-economic factors behind...