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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
... on establishing institutions of higher education within an existing unique context to examine the challenges that these institutions face on both the policy and political levels due to the prevailing current geopolitical climate vis-à-vis Islam. While focusing on the present and offering some...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103338–353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1358956
Published: 01 July 2017
... historical facts and the issues related to Islam and the Arab civilization heritage were all distorted. Although the Palestinian ministry tries to support the school in east Jerusalem, it always runs up against the challenges of the educational sector stemming basically from the occupation policy that aims...
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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
..., illiberal policies were adopted in reconstruction, public finance, and monetary policy, coupled with unprecedented corruption at the highest levels. On 17 October 2019, the country exploded in a social revolution which could precipitate the death of the second republic or the demise of the country as...
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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
... French regime was to exert effective influence on the country and control its foreign policy to meet French aspirations and ambitions in both Africa and the Arab world. This conclusion suggested to several observers the fall of the Algerian elite, responsible for decision-making, under French influence...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131123–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.123
Published: 01 March 2020
... on Jewish migration to Palestine and the general conditions of the Jews in the Ottoman Palestine as they were given religious and educational autonomy and enjoyed the privileges of foreign nationals. The author then presents early Jewish immigration to Palestine and the sultan’s policy towards this...
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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
... local governance (local communities), therefore leading to no “real deal” from a broader societal perspective ( Jehani 2017 , 9). In its wider sense, state-building (the construction of a functioning state) is a policy response to conditions in which fragile states suffer the multiple deficiencies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124104–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.104
Published: 01 December 2019
... for the ruling regime in the form of nationalization and labor supply. Higher education became free in 1962, and this was seen as being consistent with social justice. Several challenges faced higher education in Egypt during the Open Door Policy. One example is the emigration of faculty members to...
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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
.... Rather, it gives greater credibility to Charles Taylor’s definition of democracy being a policy of the recognition of the other ( Touraine 2000 , 6), which falls into the category of unusual phenomena. Nowadays, researchers of women’s aspirations, in particular those who base their analyses in fieldwork...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12437–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.37
Published: 01 December 2019
... percent, respectively. Occupation: most respondents were unemployed (50.7 percent), while those who were employed in local businesses constituted 44.9 percent, and the remainder, who worked in private or free businesses, did not exceed 4.4 percent of the total sample. Educational levels: 42.9...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124121–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.121
Published: 01 December 2019
... comparing two different groups who are not educationally homogeneous, since he chose a group of Harvard graduates and compared them with ordinary citizens whose level of education was unknown. Stoddard was a strong believer in eugenics, but his eugenic ideal was “an ever-perfecting super race.” “Not the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12417–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.17
Published: 01 December 2019
... the new concept of authority. The latter is described by reconciling and balancing relations between state and society, normalizing the relationship between the citizen and the police, and rebuilding trust between the people and the security services. This current policy comes in the context 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
... opposition groups participate in an authoritarian regime? With the ability to oppose government policies, participate in discussions and debates, and question government, and despite government’s repression tools, the opposition can use these obstacles to upgrade its public image. On the other hand, the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... national state implements the same colonial policy and thereby has become the biggest client, offering favors for obedience and allegiance to it. Today, this is the greatest challenge Mauritania faces to break free from traditional political practice and move towards democratization and a peaceful transfer...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123119–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123007
Published: 03 September 2019
... of families; and second, Christian families are distinguished in education and economics. Several members of the municipal council who, against other members, were previously against British policies eventually came to terms with them. Chapter 6, “Formation of Urban Families”, explains the issue...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
... education, as Turkish schools in Africa are increasing rapidly and are attempts to reshape Somali elites’ orientation and perceptions in a way favorable to Turkish interests ( Özkan 2014 , 19). Saudi Arabia and the UAE pursued a policy of building alliances with some states in the HoA to weaken...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
..., received maximum benefit from the regime’s economic programs and policies. In other words, it reflects the perfect image of a corrupt government that in every respect supported favoritism and nepotism in politics, economics, education, health, and other sectors throughout the country. The observations of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
... popular armed and peaceful resistance tools. This book examines the radical changes within Egyptian politics, both internally and externally, after Anwar Sadat’s rise to power in 1970 and his coup against Abdel Nasser’s policies on the Arab–Israeli conflict, foreign relations, and issues relating to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122171–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122009
Published: 02 June 2019
.... Its goal is to contribute to meeting the requirements of the democratic transformation in Iraq. It has organized many workshops and seminars in Baghdad and a number of Iraqi provinces on civil peace, national reconciliation, party law, the electoral system in Iraq, educational policies, and other...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
... Hamas to carry out the responsibility for all issues, with the exception of education and health, while the PA continued to pay the salaries of teachers and employees, to send medical supplies, and pay health sector employees’ salaries, despite the fact that the policies of Hamas were against those...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... its concept of national security has always been the outcome (the true meaning of development) by subjecting it to neoliberal policies. The late Bolivarian revolutionary Hugo Chavez declared on a television interview on August 4, 2006 (during the July war in Lebanon) that “not only [do] I feel...