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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 98–122.
Published: 28 August 2020
...Alamira Samah Saleh For many decades, Egypt has been considered a distinctive society in which individuals from different nations with different backgrounds and ideologies can live. However, it seems that the Egyptian political, social, and media landscape has witnessed considerable shifts in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (3): 25–46.
Published: 03 September 2018
...Khalil Al-Anani How do Islamist movements perceive citizenship rights, particularly in conservative societies such as the case in the Middle East? This study attempts to answer this question by examining the case of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Conventional wisdom demonstrates that Islamic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 111–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... programs of the Islamist parties in Egypt, this article seeks to analyze the experience of Islamists in power by focusing on their practical perceptions of the Islamist political system. The article concludes that the political Islamist organizations lacked a coherent mechanism to propel them from the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 510–521.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of corruption in Egypt according to different national and international perception indices. In an attempt to explain why corruption remains prevalent in Egypt, it looks at the different anticorruption efforts accomplished by the state and non-governmental organizations after 2011. CONTACT...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 8–26.
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) 12 (4): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2019
... revolutionary claim against the Mubarak regime? semi-opposition Egypt under Mubarak state–society relations pre-2011 political actors Despite Hosni Mubarak’s weakened credibility in the latter years of his presidency, his regime claimed to be securing Egypt against the Islamists who succeeded...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (2): 163–186.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Hassan Nafaa Egypt's recent parliamentary elections held from 17 October to 2 December 2015 took place at the end of an unsettled transitional period in the country that lasted for almost five years since the January 2011 revolt ousted the almost 30-year-old Hosni Mubarak regime. This paper...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (4): 505–522.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Hakim Khatib The empirical literature has focused on political, socio-economic and even religious indicators when attempting to understand the rise of Islamic factions in Egypt, thereby minimizing the role of cultural aspects in driving mobilization and contestation processes in the Arab World...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 198–211.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Saker El Nour This paper analyses the relationship between small farmers and revolution in Egypt by describing their role in the current uprising and redefining the track and stages of the revolution's development, as well as evaluating the historical relationship between small farmer uprisings and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (1): 17–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Wahid Abdul-Majid Egypt is undergoing dramatic changes and the shifts in its politics are wide ranging, touching upon almost the whole political system, which also includes the aspirations of the Egyptian people at this point. The hopes and fears of the Egyptian people have been high and subject to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Republic of Egypt 2014 ). 5. Some four thousand draft evaders are arrested yearly by the security forces (see Agence France Presse (AFP), May 27, 1993, cited in War Resisters International 1998 ). 6. See note 1 above. 7. Up to the 1970s, only uneducated Egyptians had to serve, but...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (4): 544–564.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Federico Battera This article argues that differences in Arab authoritarian regimes were mainly linked to the relationship between the state, the political party in power and the military. By exploring such differences in Tunisia, Egypt and Syria prior to the 2011 crisis, they are explained in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Middle East, and more so at the Libyan–Egyptian border. This research paper assesses the current security and policy problems of the Egyptian–Libyan border from Egypt’s national security perspective and the movement of ISIS militants across this border, which inevitably impacts Egypt’s Eastern border in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (2): 175–194.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Mohammad Abdel-Hadi Allam * This paper is a transcript of an interview with Egypt's renowned writer and political commentator Mohammad Hassanein Heikal, conducted by Mohammad Abdel-Hadi Allam of Al-Ahram , Part I on 14 February 2014 and Part II on 16 February 2014, published here in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (4): 539–551.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Hesham Al-Awadi The article examines the Muslim Brotherhood in power in Egypt, 2012–2013, and how they dealt with the multifaceted challenges. The main argument is that the Brotherhood benefited from their past populist legitimacy to fill the vacuum created by the collapse of the Mubarak regime...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (3): 404–421.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Tarek El-Beshry According to Tariq Al-Bishri, it is not true that it is the Islamic current that controls the state in Egypt as a political project is in the process of crystallizing. His main proposal is for the three forces dominating the structure and dynamics of political life in Egypt – namely...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Zina Sawaf Studies of youth in Arab societies have tended to posit and explore their social exclusion, marginalization and even de-politicization. Events sparked by the January 25 uprising in Egypt have reconstructed youth in a contradictory light, hailing them as new symbols of the nation. Careful...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (4): 535–555.
Published: 01 October 2012
...@feps.edu.eg © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 Copts in Egypt Coptism Egyptian identity and civil society categorizing socio-political and economic issues secular framework Copts in Egypt and their demands: between inclusion and exclusion Mai Mogib* Faculty of Economics and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (1): 54–67.
Published: 01 January 2012
... neither the cause nor the catalyst of the revolution; rather it was a tool of coordination and communication. Email: gena.barrons@gmail.com © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 Egypt January 25 Facebook Twitter social media YouTube revolution Al Jazeera Suleiman...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (4): 524–528.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Ziad Hafez © 2011 Ziad Hafez 2011 Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak 1981–2011 , by Galal Amin , Cairo , The American University in Cairo Press , 2011 , 173 pp., US $24.95 , ISBN 978 977 416 400 2 BOOK REVIEW Egypt in the Era of HosniMubarak 1981 2011, by Galal Amin, Cairo, The...