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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2307–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000019
Published: 01 March 2018
... neoliberalism that is capable of restoring humanity’s rights. Mohammed Shuman, Street Speech: Transformations of Life and Death in Egypt (Cairo: Today’s News, 2017). 135 pp. This book monitors the rapid changes within Egyptian society during the three years following the “January 25, 2011 revolution...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
... conditions for protest does not mean that the revolutionary tide that swept Arab capitals falls within the frame- work of the so-called right to the city. Although they are urban revolutions, they trans- cend beyond the question of the small issues of urban governance and policies. There is no doubt that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10132–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279386
Published: 01 January 2017
... historical analysis shows that even small farmers played a significant role. Both political institutions and economic policies prior to the uprisings had failed to fulfil the aspirations of the citizens of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region (Corm 2012, 2015). To this end, the Arab Spring in Egypt...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92163–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157298
Published: 01 April 2016
... parliament formed after the issuing of this constitution. These groups included, for example, the Copts, women, the youth, workers, small farmers ( fellahin) and expatriate Egyptians. Due to the application of this text, the law of the House of Representatives specified four districts whose seats had to be...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9182–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124519
Published: 01 January 2016
... example through small fund programmes as well as other directly financed projects, such as small business and agricultural improvements. Sachs argues that if foreign aid is big enough and lasts for an appropriate time, public capital will rise in a way that guarantees the transition of poor families...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84505–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1079979
Published: 01 October 2015
... collective, and comparative examples of Islamic rhetoric from the period covering the Egyptian elections will be analyzed to demonstrate how Islamic factions took advantage of these perceptual biases to disparage the ‘West’ in the region and, at the same time, to gain more sympathy, support and legitimacy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82198–211 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1016764
Published: 01 April 2015
... protest wave that culminated in January 2011. * Email: sakerabdol@gmail.com © 2015 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2015 revolution in Egypt Egyptian small farmers agriculture in Egypt rural sociology Small farmers and the revolution in Egypt: the forgotten actors Saker El Nour...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84592–601 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1090800
Published: 01 October 2015
.... Journal of North African Studies 20 (3): 466 482. Narang, Neil. 2015. Assisting Uncertainty: How Humanitarian Aid can inadvertently Prolong Civil War. International Studies Quarterly 59 (1): 184 195. El Nour, Saker. 2015. Small Farmers and the Revolution in Egypt: The Forgotten Actors. Contemporary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72225–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.918320
Published: 01 April 2014
... vulnerable people in confrontation with the rich and powerful; they reveal the class struggle in the Egyptian countryside between the farmer and the feudalists, between the tyrant and rebel. They disclose the theft of land through a conspiracy between feud- alism and the government, the gravity of the schism...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53398–426 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.699774
Published: 01 July 2012
... intractable contradictions of transitioning small farmers, via state capitalism, to a socialist system) and not a cultural resistance to foreign ideol- ogies, domination, colonialism, cultural encroachment or market penetration. In any event, Lenin, moribund in his final year before death on 21 January 1924...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52198–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.668303
Published: 01 April 2012
... protests often in the same locations that spawned this 2011 uprising. Moreover, the rural areas have been rising up against the government s efforts to evict small farmers from their lands and opposed the regime s attempts to re-create the vast land- owner fiefdoms that defined the countryside during the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 5168–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.621382
Published: 01 January 2012
...-Hijrah group,5 after their interaction with radical Muslims in the city of Peshawar. Security investigations detected the roots of these organiz- ations, specifically the Takf r wa al-Hijrah, and some sentences were handed down before the Court in Algiers on 7 March 1993. These small groups were...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44431–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.630884
Published: 01 October 2011
... intended to create the social market economy that actually destroyed the sources of income of huge numbers of the rural population and urban dwellers of the small- to mid-size cities. Some persisted on the basis of the rural economy but from the bulk were compelled to leave their historical places of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43301–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.586506
Published: 01 July 2011
... particular approach towards the text. The practice is concerned with the exploration of social change as implicit in the connection of fiction as a literary genre to the transformation of a particu- lar society of small-scale mercantile production of a group-communal character into a society of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42148–173 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.546166
Published: 01 April 2011
... profits have risen, such rewards would be modest, knowing that the vast majority of Egyptian farmers own or rent less than 1 feddan. The rewards would be even smaller if profits were deflated to reflect real profits at 1981 prices. Small farmers would probably find it more reward- ing to use their produce...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42190–207 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.569180
Published: 01 April 2011
... reach of Arab govern- ments for some time. Things may change in the days ahead if the cooperative spirit that was seen in the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions spreads within and across countries. R&D in small and large countries Does the size of a country affect the quality of the science it produces...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23501–516 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903087904
Published: 01 July 2009
... bin Abdul Aziz and Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi which was sponsored by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak boycotted the summit (due to tension between Doha and Cairo), while Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh boycotted the closing session of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23369–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903106084
Published: 01 July 2009
...[amacr ] b were smoking their arghi[imacr ] l[imacr ] s and watching the speech while broadcasting it into the street over a small loudspeaker. A capable and charismatic orator, the Secretary General of izb Allah was addressing the recent charges brought against him by the Egyptian government of inciting...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 2173–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802577112
Published: 01 January 2009
...Ali El-Din Abd El-Badee Al-Qosbi As a result of empirical data gathered through sociological surveys, the author argues persuasively that Egyptian economic reform policies – largely based on structural readjustment and rehabilitation programmes devised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and...