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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-243–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000004
Published: 01 March 2018
...Wisam Kh. Abdul-Jabbar This study explores Habermas’s work in terms of the relevance of his theory of the public sphere to the politics and poetics of the Arab oral tradition and its pedagogical practices. In what ways and forms does Arab heritage inform a public sphere of resistance or dissent...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-263–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000005
Published: 01 March 2018
... Habermas’s basic idea, which focuses on violence as a disease of human discourse and communication. According to Habermas, violence is the result of distorted discourse between fundamentalists and others; it is a distorted discourse because it does not recognize the other as it is. The study employs the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2139–165 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000009
Published: 01 March 2018
..., contexts, and mechanisms of the main concepts that continue to constitute the major problems to the theory of political partnership. The focus is on the theory of Habermas and his concepts of democracy, communicative action, and public space, which can be built today into an in-depth theory of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44463–483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.632229
Published: 01 October 2011
... or not media discourse is dialogic and genuinely responsive to multiple voices in the sense envisioned by Habermas or whether it is a Machiavellian enterprise directed towards very specific political ends. The political role of the media and individual newscasters has assumed new dimensions during...
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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
... single representative of the school: seven dissertations on Marcuse, five on Fromm, six on Jürgen Habermas, and three on Adorno. The interest in Adorno, in these three dissertations, does not, however, underline his major work, Dialectic of Enlightenment (1947) , but mainly his aesthetic theory. It is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-219–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001B
Published: 01 March 2018
... Central Asia.” The Diplomat , January 8. http://thediplomat.com/2016/01/the-battle-that-kept-the-chinese-out-of-central-asia/ . Soules, Marshall . 2007 . “Jürgen Habermas and the Public Sphere.” Media Studies . https://www.media-studies.ca/articles/habermas.htm . Stichs, Anja . 2016...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
... building a public field similar to that of the Western bourgeoisie, given that an economic power developed it to counter the political power of nobles (Habermas 1992). Despite its importance, the model that Gellner formulated failed to recognize the short- comings related to generalization and to take into...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93428–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1191786
Published: 01 July 2016
... financial crisis in 2008, the debt crisis in 2013 (Neu 2013) and internal political dysfunction. Jürgen Habermas emphasizes that the US normative authority was completely undermined during the Bush era (Habermas 2006). 432 H. MATAR Arabic media focused on the reflections of the financial crisis 2008 within...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92314–319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1153844
Published: 01 April 2016
... founded on the freedom of belief, respect for the right to dissent and diversity. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 deals with Kant s philosophy of religion, Habermas s polemic on religion and truth, and Ricoeur s hermeneutics and phenomenalism. Part 2 treats the subjects of the society of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83408–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1051376
Published: 01 July 2015
... injustice, which is what the German philo- sopher Jürgen Habermas noted in his speech on the events of 9/11 (Borradori 2003). He attributes al-Qaida s violence to political and economic factors, rejecting cultural interpretations used by writers such as Samuel Huntington. Habermas holds unbridled capitalism...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8139–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.953359
Published: 01 January 2015
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72246–262 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.917884
Published: 01 April 2014
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62237–250 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.779452
Published: 01 April 2013
... (ilhad). Given the author s opinion that different philosophical schools in the West gave rise importantly to the growth and consolidation of other disciplines (such as sociology, as may be seen in the works of Max Weber, Alfred Schutz, Jurgen Habermas, Herbert Marcuse, Theodor Adorno and Anthony Giddens...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 6174–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.757884
Published: 01 January 2013
... theor- etical systems such as critical theory as formulated by Jürgen Habermas,2 and poststruc- turalist thought as formulated by Foucault. Oddly, while this search was going on in established disciplines, academic feminism, in its first phase, seized upon women in the Middle East as the embodiment of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 24621–625 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903236782
Published: 01 October 2009
... his Western references such as Walter Russell Meade, Thomas Macaulay, Karl Popper, Jurgen Habermas, Henri Bergson, or Michel Foucault. They do show his side of being a renaissance man, even though he was a senior British intelligence officer. As for the Arab and Muslim references, they are directly...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12287–295 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910801951870
Published: 01 April 2008
... Western thinking: there are probably many more people reading Hegel, Habermas and Foucault in Tehran than in Oxford or Cambridge. Islamists recognize that some thinkers in the West stand above this conflict and that their thinking is relevant to all mankind. The conflict we see, and which seems from...