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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
... instrumentalize mass media and the culture industry as propaganda that maintains the status quo and preserves the ruling regime. This is applicable to modern mass media in Egypt; Egyptian peasants on the screen are not real Egyptian peasants; Egyptian women are not the Egyptian women portrayed on the screen, thus...
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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
... , January 13, 2019) and using language of hate in referring to African-Americans. In July 2019, Trump told American-born congresswomen of color to go back to the countries they came from ( NYTI , July 16, 2019, 6). He subsequently stepped up his attacks on those four liberal democrats in congress—all women...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
...Huda Al-Tamimi Parliamentary gender quotas have become increasingly prevalent since the 1990s, yet in-depth research illuminating their effects on women’s political agency remains scarce. Iraq’s political evolution offers a unique perspective on feminist, democratization, and gender quota...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11347–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113003
Published: 03 September 2018
... of his work environment is a well-founded one. Specifically, the development of a sense of political efficacy does appear to depend on whether his work situation allows him any scope to participate in decision-making.” The experience of women in the workplace is supposed to be very special. Not...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2189–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000012
Published: 01 March 2018
... of the Palestinian people under local political leadership following the collapse of the national representation institutions, that is, the political, organizational, military, cultural institutions and sectorial organizations (women, workers, students, etc.) that made up the PLO and its frameworks...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
... shift, psychologically characterized by the pursuit of self-affirmation and self- esteem, from which a new spectrum of values and tendencies emerges that are character- ized by the desire for liberation and emancipation. There is no doubt that the relationship with power in its various forms will not be...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94536–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1245386
Published: 01 October 2016
... in modern settings. Dodge adopted a similar perspective regarding modernization of the Arab world. He believed that upon the emancipation of women in the society the Arab world could reach themodern era (Anderson 2011a). In particular, Dodge considered that the veil and the tra- ditional dress code...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94596–606 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238110
Published: 01 October 2016
... s plans to reboot the Saudi economy and necessarily also radically change its conservative ways if only as he wants to draw more women to the work floor fail? It is much too early now to predict an outcome one way or the other, but in any case failure cannot be ruled out. Quite another, but also...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84488–504 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1090100
Published: 01 October 2015
...Karam Dana; Hannah Walker Women's participation in the First Intifada allowed for increased gender equality in Palestine. However, the weakness of the Palestinian Authority, established by the Oslo Accords, created space for non-state actors (dominated by the Islamist political organization Hamas...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83435–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1054109
Published: 01 July 2015
... Perceptions of Male and Female Teachers in the Arab Education System in Israel. Journal of Middle East Women s Studies 10 (3): 109 124. Al-Anani, Khalil. 2014. The Power of the Jama a: The Role of Hassan Al-Banna in Constructing the Muslim Brotherhood s Collective Identity. Sociology of Islam 1 (1 2): 41...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83351–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1052226
Published: 01 July 2015
... mobilize women, workers, students, teachers, etc. NGOs were now accountable to their donors and not to their beneficiaries or political parties, as before. Bureaucratization and localization of politics The generally egalitarian political culture of brothers and comrades , and the rela- tively easy access...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73421–436 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.934532
Published: 01 July 2014
... lack of women s empowerment (UNDP 2002), or absence of modernism , or lack of proper institutions , all recurrent themes inWesternized Arab narratives. The culture based on rent generates a system of attitudes that are not congruent with a pro- ductive culture, and avoids the culture of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63476–484 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.814247
Published: 01 July 2013
... East Policy 19 (4): 88 102. Contemporary Arab Affairs 479 Queslati-Porter, Claire, 2013. Infitah and (In)dependence: Bizerte Women s Economic Strategies Three Decades into Tunisian Neoliberal Policy. Journal of North African Studies 18 (1): 141 158. Salman, Ali, 2013. The Libertarian Character of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62288–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.777511
Published: 01 April 2013
.... Tunisia After the Uprising: Islamist and Secular Quests for Women s Rights. Mediterranean Politics 17 (3): 285 302. Haboub, Wael J. 2012. Demystifying the Rise of Hamas. Journal of Developing Societies 28 (1): 57 79. Haghighat, Elhum. 2012. Debunking the Assumed Connection Between Educational...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 6171–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.757063
Published: 01 January 2013
... education and inclusion in political and professional roles simply served to co-opt them in the cause of building the modern and secularist Arab state in countries such as Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Saddam Hussein s Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. This seeming emancipation, restricted to upper- and middle-class women...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 6182–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.748579
Published: 01 January 2013
... Unity Studies 2013 feminist movement emancipation of women intellectual elites roles of women social movement culture The intellectual frameworks and theoretical limits of Arab feminist thought Kaltham Al-Ghanim* Qatar University, Doha, Qatar This is a critical assessment of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52198–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.668303
Published: 01 April 2012
... of their cultural power (Alexander 2011) and the power of symbols. The sheer theatre of the drama that unfolded in Tunisia caused a domino effect in other Arab countries, starting in Egypt. In this setting, the revo- lutionary youth are educated individuals men and women, Muslims and Christians...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 3121–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903475729
Published: 01 January 2010
...Anna–Esther Younes This research on Hamas's women's movement explains the contemporary political and social involvement of women with a multilayered perspective of different theories based on a textual analysis of the movement's publications (the Hamas Charta 1988 and the Electoral Program 2006, as...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 24528–541 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903247342
Published: 01 October 2009
... origins in the Ashkenazi community moving to Israel, and its racist and class-oriented approach of dealing with the Sephardim women (Mizrahi) as well as the Arab Palestinian women. It seems that there could be interesting prospects if the disenfranchised Mizrahi women were to be addressed by Palestinians...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23484–487 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903034260
Published: 01 July 2009
... regard to rulings about women s status in Muslim society as well as issues related to governance, war and jih[amacr ] d. The current translation by Christmann is an edited version of Sha r[umacr ] r s major work combined with his later contributions. It does provide the English-speaking reader with very...