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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 (2020) 13 (3): 138–144.
Published: 28 August 2020
... considering the historical specificity of Moroccan society. In short, the PJD, like the Ennahda Party in Tunis, has recognized the civil nature of the Moroccan political system without breaking with tradition or heritage, avoiding the Egyptian experience of conflict between the military establishment and the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 81–99.
Published: 16 June 2020
...-determination, or even basic human and civil rights” (Pappe, quoted in Sasley 2018 , 150–51). Syria has always been the Arab state with the most radical stance towards Israel. The reasons for this are related to the perception the Syrian Arab Republic has of its own history and identity. This affects the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 121–137.
Published: 16 June 2020
... . The Arab Charter on Human Rights . Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment . https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/23951 . Rishmawi , Mervat . 2015 . The League of Arab States Human Rights Standards and Mechanisms Towards Further Civil Society Engagement: A Manual for Practitioners. Open...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 37–60.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the scale to account for the respondents’ social status in Egyptian society and the way in which they were regarded: “Many factors keep Sinai distanced from the rest of the Egyptian governorates”; and “Others regard my Bedouin culture as less civilized than other cultures in Egyptian society...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 104–120.
Published: 01 December 2019
... hide its fascistic face. These irrational trends in our opinion are among the biggest inner dangers confronting contemporary Egyptian society.…They constitute a call for oppression of human reason and will; they are therefore a call against civilization, against human development and progress. (217...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 156–164.
Published: 01 December 2019
... representative institutions related to experience, consultation and arbitration, and in the presence of the civil society as an effective and influential community elite. ...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 3–20.
Published: 03 September 2019
...). Movement Islam was on a rapid ascent and attracting coverage from a variety of standpoints, especially with the outbreak of Khomeini’s revolution in Iran, the beginning of jihad in Afghanistan, and Egyptian Islamists’ success in killing President Anwar Sadat. The political Islam thesis grew to dominate the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 119–126.
Published: 03 September 2019
... with the issue of the “The Socio-Political Mobilization during the [British] Mandate Period.” Chapter 1, “Civil Societies,” argues that Islamic and Christian societies opposed the Zionist project, and protests erupted in the 1920s. The correspondence shows that there is cross-sectarian harmony between...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 3–24.
Published: 02 June 2019
... is neither fixed nor trans-historical, but rather flexible and fluid. This means, in short, that while anti-colonial identity construction is historically possible, it also means that divisive identities, fragmentation, and civil war projects are also possible. Therefore, if social and historical...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 25–52.
Published: 02 June 2019
...: Assessing Role of Civil Society through Cases of Innovative Activism , edited by C. Cakmak , 81 – 119 . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Khamis, S ., and K. Vaughn . 2011 . “Cyberactivism in the Egyptian Revolution: How Civic Engagement and Citizen Journalism.” Arab Media and Society 14 ( 3...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 53–80.
Published: 02 June 2019
... . “ Takfeer Made by the Religious Institution. ” An-Nahar September 2. Accessed December 23, 2017. http://newspaper.annahar.com/article/172656-التنين-التكفيري-صنعته-المؤسسة-الدينية . Hatina, Meir . 2010 . “Ulama,” Politics, and the Public Sphere: An Egyptian Perspective . Salt Lake City...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
...-bottle/#one Lavie, Smadar . 1990 . The Poetics of Military Occupation: Mzeina Allegories of Bedouin Identity under Israeli and Egyptian Rule . Berkeley : University of California Press . Lutterbeck, Derek . 2012 . “ Arab Uprisings, Armed Forces, and Civil–Military Relations. ” Armed Forces...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... those mechanisms that protect against the arbitrary use of the security sector against the population or certain groups within society ( Ball 2002 ; Bellamy 2003 ; Sayigh 2007 ). These can range from the signature of human rights conventions, the establishment of civil and democratic control...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 March 2019
... routinization of daily life, and have both been coerced into this project by the same hegemonic power. Hamas’s coercion of order in society has now come as a result of seeking to maintain quiet in the Gaza strip after truces signed with Israel, under Egyptian mediation. Moreover, until early 2018, international...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (3): 25–46.
Published: 03 September 2018
... and patriarchal society. According to survey data, the vast majority of Egyptians adopt conservative and exclusive views toward women and non-Muslims. A 2013 poll by Pew Research Center found that seventy-four percent of Egyptians believe Sharia should be the official law in the country. The same poll...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (3): 169–174.
Published: 03 September 2018
... overthrow of King Farouk in 1952 to the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi in 2013. It addresses the main factors that have affected these relations and the prospects for democracy. The study assumes that civil–military relations in modern Egyptian history has been most affected by the ability of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (3): 113–134.
Published: 03 September 2018
... Taking a Risk by Backing the Egyptian Coup. ” The Guardian . https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/aug/20/saudi-arabia-coup-egypt , Accessed December 30, 2017. Hedges, M. , and G. Cafiero . 2017 . “ The GCC and the Muslim Brotherhood: What Does the Future Hold? ” Middle East Policy 24...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 111–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Ahmed Zaghloul Shalata is an Egyptian researcher. He holds a bachelor’s degree in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 319–332.
Published: 01 March 2018
...: Hizbullah’s Institutional Identity . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Hill, Ginny . 2017 . Yemen Endures: Civil War, Saudi Adventurism and the Future of Arabia . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Hosseinioun, Mishana . 2018 . The Human Rights Turn and the Paradox of Progress in the Middle East...