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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13186–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.86
Published: 01 March 2020
... to socialize its participants into the new and evolving framework that is to be established” around the project ( Backer 2017 , 11). It might foster divergences from current global hard and soft norms on intellectual property rights, private–public relations in business, or anti-corruption rules...
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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
... as the decline of the intellectual minority and the absence of the women’s movement. This participation is not the result of the moment, but rather their active and distinctive participation ( Saif 1992 ) in the face of various forms of control, corruption, and discrimination in particular...
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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
... amendments, reforms enacted by Hassan II fell into four broad categories: improved respect for human rights; a limited increase in the power of parliament; enhanced opportunities for political participation by parties and civil society; and some attempts to curb corruption. Most of Hassan’s initiatives were...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121125–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121008
Published: 01 March 2019
... laying the foundations for a more sustainable pattern of production, capable of regenerating and reproducing itself on an ongoing basis. The book stresses the non-aggression attitude towards environmental spaces that have not yet been used directly by man, and the withdrawal of rights and laws provided...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12119–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121002
Published: 01 March 2019
... is designed to achieve are sidelined. International donors are deeply aware that the normative aspect of SSR is meaningless because it is not truly the goal. Thus, the discrepancy between concept and practice begins long before the technical glitches, corruption, lack of resources, or other policy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11463–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114004
Published: 04 December 2018
... of corruption ( Harvey 2008 , 193). There are many instances of rising communal protests against environmentally degrading neoliberal developmental practices. Such practices are also highly conducive to a consumptive spirit among people while suspending or undermining the essence of true...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104522–536 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399640
Published: 01 October 2017
...-called Arab Spring to the present, laments that the perception of corruption has worsened in the Middle East, the UAE has persistently been ranked as the least corrupt country in the region and is consistently ranked in the top 25 out of 175 countries among the least 526 O. ANTWI-BOATENG AND M...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104482–509 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1343838
Published: 01 October 2017
... around access to political, institutional and legal reforms that themselves stem from political will. Such will expresses a vision for the future that moves away from the cocoon of poor governance, characterized by individual or collective autocracy and economic and social corruption, towards the space...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104577–595 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402481
Published: 01 October 2017
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103392–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350368
Published: 01 July 2017
...). Corruption a global phenomenon usually indicates the weakness of the rule of law (Dobriansky, 2004). In many places including Latin America, Sicily, Hong Kong (China) and others, corruption is intertwined with violence, mafia groups and gang warfare. Pro- grammes and anti-corruption campaigns have been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103372–391 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1341600
Published: 01 July 2017
... environmental factors are entwined and competing to orient its ultimate course and destiny. This observation is even more crucial when speak- ing of democracy as being a system of the sovereignty of legal institutions, especially so when tied up with a country such as Mauritania which has not known any sort of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102228–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297565
Published: 01 April 2017
... support or helpdesk, lack of reaction of government to user inputs etc. (Janssen, Charalabidis, and Zuiderwijk 2012). 230 S. SAXENA OPD in the GCC: a discussion Data pertaining to addresses of schools, geospatial data, environmental data, transport and planning data, or budget data are OPD (Attard et al...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94629–637 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1244996
Published: 01 October 2016
... Eduard D. Ponarin. 2016. Attitudes towards Gender Equality and Perception of Democracy in the Arab World. Democra- tization 23 (5): 862 891. Leenders, Reinoud. 2016. The First Time as Tragedy, the Second as Farce? Lebanon s Nascent Petroleum Sector and the Risks of Corruption. Mediterranean Politics...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94607–621 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1218189
Published: 01 October 2016
... deployment of Big Data (McKinsey Global Institute 2011). Local public administration has been tapping Big Data in disseminating information regarding social, economic and environmental indicators (Navarro-Galera et al. 2015). Governments have been benefitting from a public private partnership in diverse...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92187–211 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1148919
Published: 01 April 2016
... since these centres work in the eight specializations: international development, health policy, environmental policy, security and state affairs, domestic economic policy, social policy, science and technology, and transparency and good governance. However, in view of this paper s interest in the area...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9149–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118913
Published: 01 January 2016
... north to Dhofar in the south, protesting against unemployment, the lowering of living conditions and the worsening corruption in the state apparatus. This was a movement the like of which the country had not seen since Qaboos first took over the country s rule. The demands of the protestors were...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8122–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.976403
Published: 01 January 2015
..., to a great extent, the important socio-economic dimension of the Arab revolutions. In this model, corruption has flourished and unhealthy multifaceted relationships have grown between the political establishment and the business estab- lishment. Total silence around this phenomenon has prevailed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 81125–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.979560
Published: 01 January 2015
... at the importance of the rule of law, good media, women s empowerment and the need to fight corruption, alongside poverty and education, and it addresses conflicts and environmental issues. It addresses the issues of democratic tran- sition and empowerment in the Arab world and stresses the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8139–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.953359
Published: 01 January 2015
... disasters that plagued the 20th century, including the two world wars, civil wars, colonialism and environmental disasters are but a result of this irrational control over the world. The thinkers of the Frankfurt critical school see the word mind as meaning the ability to know ideas and to understand them...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74622–634 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.953867
Published: 01 October 2014
... first time since the Islamic Revolu- tion of 1979. The leaders discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations in the fields of security, air transportation, customs, sports, tourism and environmental protection (Al-Hayat, Beirut, 2 June 2014). The Emir of Kuwait also met with the Supreme Leader of the...