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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
...Ahmed M. E. Mansour The major objective of this article is to discuss briefly the roots of the new public management (NPM) and public governance (PG) movements. To achieve this, it develops a theoretical framework to analyze the experiences of a selected set of Arab countries to explain critically...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103354–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1353791
Published: 01 July 2017
... country; as well as transnational and cross-border conflicts. The mode of China’s participation in Middle Eastern security governance includes political, security and social conflicts. There are three categories of domestic mechanisms in Chinese practice, specifically: the special envoy mechanism by the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63376–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.822721
Published: 01 July 2013
... relationship has been degenerating into mutual suspicion. Right now there are three main variants of religious stratification in Saudi Arabia vis-à-vis the state: the traditional Salafists who back the rulers come what may – the government is gradually reducing their prerogatives; and the opposition, which in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 32148–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550911003729387
Published: 01 April 2010
..., governance and non-institutional protestation. A special focus will be on the emergence of the figure of the expert who will compete with the elected elite. This reconfiguration has occurred in a context of transformation of nation-state sovereignty and citizenship and the emergence of new elites which...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 101165–170 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1280261
Published: 01 January 2017
...Gabi El-Khoury This statistical file is concerned with Arab government budgets as it assumes that the sharp drop in oil prices coupled with ongoing regional conflicts have caused significant deficits in the budgets of most Arab countries, especially Arab oil-exporting countries, where governments...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84611–619 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1088678
Published: 01 October 2015
...Gabi El-Khoury * Email: info@caus.org.lb © 2015 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2015 public revenues gross domestic product (GDP) oil and gas revenues tax revenues public expenditures current and capital expenditures government surplus/deficit STATISTICAL FILE...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83398–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1050280
Published: 01 July 2015
... Ḥizb al-Nahḍah Salafism governance elections H izb al-Nahd ah: from revolution to government and to a second referendum Mohammad Dawood Sofi* Department of Islamic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India The year 2011 witnessed watershed events in the countries of the Middle East...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12191–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121006
Published: 01 March 2019
... between the branches of government, even in the security field, external security assistance facilitated the centralization of security decision-making in the hands of the President of the Republic. 2. Interview at the French Embassy, Tunis, June 2017. 3. For more information, see...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84568–581 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1081345
Published: 01 October 2015
... Islamic political thought Nazek Jawad* Department of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA There seems to be a disparity between the ideas and goals of revolutionaries who struggle to end authoritarian rule and achieve liberty and the violent means they often...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1323–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.3
Published: 16 June 2020
...-paris-agreement World Health Organization (WHO) . 2020 . “Coronavirus (COVID-19)” https://covid19.who.int/ In 2015, the world came together as governments, non-governmental entities, scientific institutions, and academia, private sector, and global citizens to create a momentum for...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
... engagement between citizens and the state have not changed but have been relentlessly hollowed out ( Handoussa 2010 , 46). The government continued to proclaim that it was on the side of limited-income groups “ mahdudi aldakhl ,” and stressed the heavy burden of its pro-poor policies. 7 Unfortunately...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132138–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.138
Published: 16 June 2020
... the Israeli government assumes responsibility for the educational deficiencies of the current system. These deficiencies, according to the author, have been rampant for years with no actual remedies in place. Alayan examines the reasons behind these deficiencies and why it has contributed to decades...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132141–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.141
Published: 16 June 2020
... pathways for the “coercive effects of aid” (26); first, aid increases the income of recipient governments, for example, through budgetary support; and, second, aid improves their capacity, for example, through the training of foreign militaries in counter-insurgency. This theory is not revolutionary, but...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132146–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.146
Published: 16 June 2020
... Hezbollah forces took control of western Beirut, mainly in response to the government’s decision to remove Hezbollah’s telecommunications network. Hezbollah’s use of weapons put an end to the government of the “March 14 alliance,” which constituted the majority at that time. Consequently, all Lebanese...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
... reforms to the judicial, legislative, and executive governing powers. Women’s potential role in the emerging polity was enhanced by enactment of an electoral gender quota stipulating no less than twenty-five percent of seats in the Iraq parliament to be filled by women. This article presents research that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132100–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.100
Published: 16 June 2020
... early 1909, “the immigration of millions of European Jews though only a fraction of them to Palestine, because, if too concentrated there they would constitute ‘a danger’ for the Ottoman government” ( Kieser 2018 , 303). At the beginning of the war, any Turkish restrictions to Zionist immigration were...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13227–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.27
Published: 16 June 2020
... the shift of the Moroccan economy towards inflation and the increase of the price of consumer goods and services. This situation makes it impossible for the government to promote efficient policies for price stabilization. This fact has led to the motivation of frustrated social groups to contest the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13254–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.54
Published: 16 June 2020
... disciplinary council of the trade unions, and the government has the authority to disband the council of any trade union in the interests of public security requirements. The contribution of the civil society institutions to reducing the dominance of executive power as well as the culture of despotism was...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13281–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.81
Published: 16 June 2020
... article into the constitution that stated that the legitimacy of any Syrian government should be defined based on its adoption of Arab Unity ( Syrian Constitution 1930 ). In addition, based on the legacy of the Kingdom of King Faisal of 1918–20, the Syrian elite would perceive Lebanon, Jordan, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113135–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113007
Published: 03 September 2018
... stage in the context of the UK government’s strategy to prioritize its relations with the UAE and the Gulf region. 5. The Japanese car maker Nissan, which provides one of the biggest foreign employment opportunities in Britain, stated that it would construct a new car plant in...