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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 5186–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.647417
Published: 01 January 2012
... effect of dwindling participation of Qatari citizens in the labour force – already low at 14% in 2001 – to a mere 6% in 2009. The article examines four major deficiencies inherent in Qatar in light of the QNV and QNDS: economicproductive, labour force, political and security. Of these, mention of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13146–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.46
Published: 01 March 2020
... to its authority. While acknowledging that the current Libyan crisis is the product of the interaction of several factors including the Islamists and non-Islamist contestation, regional and tribal dimensions, and foreign interventions, this paper concentrates on the effects of the state approach of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
...% Note: Factor productivity growth rate is calculated in constant local currency units. Source: Kadri ( 2016 , 74). Before 1980, the rates were calculated using at least ten consecutive observations of Iraq, fifteen for Egypt, and twenty for Syria, based on available data. After 1980, the economic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11483–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114005
Published: 04 December 2018
... of Islamic economics, principles of Islamic education, introduction to law, theory of knowledge, and teachings methods). Currently, and for more than five years now, none of these courses has been offered. The hawza administration said that it has recently introduced a program by which the contents...
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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. 2016; 93400–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1202596
Published: 01 July 2016
...Grine Rabie In the 21st century, knowledge has come to be counted as the new primary delimiter in balances of power in the global system and the decisive factor within it, meaning that power and political authority have come to be tied to the production of knowledge and the capability to use it...
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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. 2016; 92252–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157985
Published: 01 April 2016
... most important indicators adopted in the economic lit- erature for the transformation of the structure of production in an oil rentier state, and these pertain to the share for which oil accounts in local production, in exports and in gov- ernment revenues, then we do not find that which would indicate...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9182–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124519
Published: 01 January 2016
... of development assistance. Such contradictory conclusions have also impacted on aid assistance for economic growth and institutional reforms in recipient countries. This paper studies the factors and potential reasons for deficiencies in granting devel- opment assistance for promoting economic growth...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9149–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118913
Published: 01 January 2016
... economic underdevelopment experi- enced by Oman at that time. However, by virtue of the thriving oil revolution and foreign military support, the sultan was able to confront and overcome all these challenges, building a strong state that penetrated the whole society, rebuilding relations, controlling its...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84584–591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1088291
Published: 01 October 2015
... series of annual publications issued by the Centre for ArabUnity Studies (CAUS). It covers developments in the Arab world during the past year, looking at different political, economic, social, security and military aspects. As stated in the introduction, the book aims to extract themain issues and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84535–552 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1078073
Published: 01 October 2015
... November 2011, in managing conflicts in the greater Middle East region.3 This paper analyses the dispute mediation role of the GCC, its institutional policies and mechanisms to settle or mediate conflicts across the neighbourhood of the Gulf and the Middle East region, and its institutional deficiencies in...
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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. 2015; 83295–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1057426
Published: 01 July 2015
... outlook for the youth in Arab countries and their role in future. Other chapters consider economic developments and their link to political developments and issues relating to science, technology and digital technologies. The final chapters cover the major political hotspots in the region, namely...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8122–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.976403
Published: 01 January 2015
... Arab uprisings political economy economic growth science and technology productivity The political economy of democratic transition in the Arab situation Georges Corm* Saint-Joseph University, Institut de sciences politiques and Former Minister of Finance, Beirut, Lebanon The present article is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8139–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.953359
Published: 01 January 2015
... change, unlike the Aristotelian logic that saw truth as constant and absolute and does not change in time or space. He insisted that Man was the product of his environment and habits, and derived his morality from his society, because he is subject to social and economic conditions that are not constant...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74604–610 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.953364
Published: 01 October 2014
... Contemporary Arab Affairs 605 characteristics of these countries. It looks at the inherent chronic deficiencies in these countries political, economic and security domains, and in their demographics. The book starts with the political deficiencies and highlights the fact that the static is reflected by the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74526–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.948313
Published: 01 October 2014
... the agricultural arenas. Women tend to be very active in the labour force when economies are based on agriculture and related production, but as economies shift away from agriculture, women s rate of participation tends to Table 2. Socio-economic indicators for the four clusters. Gross domestic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73351–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.935597
Published: 01 July 2014
... are visible in the number of books, articles and seminars they devoted to these issues. Concern with democracy is also evident in the number of human rights organizations that have been established in many Arab countries. The ongoing debate is itself a product of the political and socio-economic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73380–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.932110
Published: 01 July 2014
... reveals a poor political and economic judgement of the situation. Sudan s share of the overall reven- ues from oil dropped by 75%, i.e. from US$4.4 billion before the secession to US$1.1 billion afterwards. The country s gross national product stood at around US$58.77 384 H. I. Ali billion in 2012, at...