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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2167–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000010
Published: 01 March 2018
... the ethnicization of politics, as this research reveals. This research is based on an essential hypothesis that the politicization of tribalism is one of the main reasons for the tribal conflict escalation in Sudan. It discusses a central question: Who is responsible for the tribal conflicts in Sudan...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34551–562 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.522113
Published: 01 October 2010
...Abdu Mukhtar Musa This paper is based on the hypothesis that the crisis of the Sudan has resulted from the failure of the elite to establish just and rational governance in this multicultural, multi-ethnic, Afro-Arab state, as well as their failure to harmonize a heterogeneous entity which embraces...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13123–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.23
Published: 01 March 2020
... situation to the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Sykes–Picot Agreement (1916) after World War I, which divided up the spoils of war in the Near East according to the preferences of the victorious, and not taking into account the intricate histories and cultures of the numerous ethnicities, relations, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13146–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.46
Published: 01 March 2020
...-saving function, nor the need for classic security sector reform to strengthen accountability, civilian control, and transparency. Instead, the challenge is, or should be, threefold: the rebuilding of state structures; the launch of a nation-building process to overcome regional disparities and ethnic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1243–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.3
Published: 01 December 2019
... the individual and communal levels. When larger identities provoke those of smaller groups, the latter are driven to solidify their identities further, whether they be ethnic or religious affiliations. These components, being influenced by the forces and mechanisms of globalization, drive the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12437–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.37
Published: 01 December 2019
..., which is different in the in-group from that of other information ( Fujioka 2005 ). Does the Egyptian media work to integrate cultural and ethnic groups in Egyptian society as a whole to overcome the barriers between Sinai Bedouins and the state? Alternatively, does the media deepen tribal...
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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
... from a single race, even though they belong to a multiplicity of ethnic groups and are spread across Asia and Africa and, to a lesser degree, Europe. In a chapter entitled “The Brown Man’s Land” in his The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy (1920), Stoddard restricts the “Brown Man’s...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
... deterioration of the Arab situation. Siham Fawzi, Democratic Transformation in Ethnic Communities: A Comparative Study (Iraq and South Africa) (Beirut: Centre for Arab Unity Studies, 2019). 349 pp. ISBN 978-9953-82-873-2. This study elaborates on the process of democratization in ethnic societies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... state traditional practices of power separation of powers It is generally agreed among scholars and observers that the Mauritanian national state emerged as a questionable entity in both its historical and social legitimacy. This has caused serious repercussions, which have taken shape in ethnic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123119–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123007
Published: 03 September 2019
... generated new demographic realities creating a sectarian census as in the case of Indian sectarian divisions, classifying nomads outside religious classifications, and creating an ethnic classification. El Sakka signals the change in the population structure in Gaza as a result of the Nakba of 1948. Within...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12383–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123005
Published: 03 September 2019
... “social group.” According to Sieyès, the nation enables the human community, the people, to be free of differences and diversity (ethnic, linguistic, religious, etc.) which characterizes all its components (cited in Blachèr 2007 , 42), and aspires to realizing the unity of the human group it represents...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94565–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1244901
Published: 01 October 2016
... of today and exploring possibilities for a post-ISIS political solution that preserves the multi-ethnic, multi-religious character of the Iraqi nation-state. CONTACT Omar Abdel-Razek omarraz@hotmail.com © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Minorities in Iraq majorities...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94493–510 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1201932
Published: 01 October 2016
..., Turkey and Iran. This foreign interference, increasing terrorism and the rise of sectarian and ethnic divisions now threaten the integrity of the Arab system as well as the Arab identity. The Arab system and the Arab League are failing to tackle these threats effectively and the League has made decisions...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93365–382 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1201939
Published: 01 July 2016
... subject to increasing tensions in the North Caucasus? Do the tensions witnessed in Dagestan and Chechnya reflect a genuine sectarian struggle or is the matter more complicated than that? How has the Russian media impacted – positively or negatively – ethnic and sectarian relations within the state...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... February 2011. All in all, the case study of Bahrain is illustrative of social movements whose members share a common ethnic and/or religious identity, operating in an urban environment and under authoritarian rule. It is indicative that despite the small land size of Bahrain, the containment of such...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122105–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122005
Published: 02 June 2019
... Planning: Democratic Planning or Planned Democracy?” King Saud University Journal, Architecture and Planning , 20 ( 2 ): 275 – 92 . Bollens , Scott A . 2000 . On Narrow Ground: Urban Planning Amidst Ethnic Conflict in Jerusalem and Belfast . New York : State University of New York . Çelik...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... social disintegration across sectarian and ethnic lines. Thus, if civil wars were established first through the economy that undermined the nationalist ideology and nationalist idea, then they were followed by ideological counter-campaigns to fill the ideological vacuum resulting from undermining the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
... can be discussed through the framework of psychological analysis, which refers to determining hybridity by defining the other or the otherness of a group different in political or cultural affiliation, yet within a homogeneous ethnical or religious group, which creates a high level and fast...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
...-god Zarad, Abu El H . 2016 . “ The Mega National Projects: A Locomotive of Development .” Egypt State Information Service, October. http://www.sis.gov.eg/section/337/4683?lang=en-us Zirker, Daniel G . 2015 . Foreign Military Identity in Culturally Pluralistic Society. Quasi-Ethnicity...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121125–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121008
Published: 01 March 2019
... ancient and a contemporary system that did not end with Ibn Khaldun’s era; Asabiyyah remains and continues, while taking on new varied forms of tribal, ethnic, and religious struggle across each historical era. A contemporary case of the application of Asabiyyah could be made to the “Arab Spring”—a...