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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
... on establishing institutions of higher education within an existing unique context to examine the challenges that these institutions face on both the policy and political levels due to the prevailing current geopolitical climate vis-à-vis Islam. While focusing on the present and offering some...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102207–227 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1311600
Published: 01 April 2017
...Kamal Abouchedid This paper examines the extent to which the official discourse of 36 institutions of higher education in 15 Arab countries pronounces four meanings depicted in the extant literature on the pedagogy of inquiry and deliberation: cooperative/collaborative learning; problem-solving...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43415–423 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.592403
Published: 01 July 2011
... 2011 Population gross domestic product (GDP) gross expenditure on research & development (GERD) illiteracy unemployment poverty rates higher education student enrollment research institutions internet penetration STATISTICAL FILE Selected indicators on science and knowledge in Arab...
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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
... be a real test of the ability of ruling regimes to manage this crisis and reduce its economic and social effects. One can already observe change in Arab societies and governments, and this should be developed and sustained. At the individual level, a higher sense of responsibility is developing...
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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
... poor to a higher quality education (241). In short, “There was an official tolerance of policies of benign neglect of basic welfare programs, and the acceptance of growing inequity in the distribution of income and in the quality of social services” (Waterbury, cited in Hatem 2005, 240). This trend...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132121–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.121
Published: 16 June 2020
... apt for norm localization, these new designs are expressing a departure from previous conceptions of Arab exceptionalism, reflecting the incorporation of a higher normativity of universal character drawn from globalized human rights law. In this vein, the generalizing research hypothesis of the...
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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
... creation of a Jewish colony isolated from Europe would not have, for the literary life of the West, regrettable consequences. It would lose, in all, some personalities of mediocre worth and would continue, as in the past, to develop according to its higher laws of evolution” ( Bauer 1994 : 2). On the...
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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
... (UNSMIL) (2015) . Accordingly, Libya now has an internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), as well as the elected House of Representatives (HoR), and a Higher Council of State (HCS) (essentially a revival which includes most members of the defunct 2012 Islamist-dominated General...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1313–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
... philanthropic association in Sidon called The Islamic Institute for Culture and Higher Education. In 1979, he started building a school complex in the village of Kfar Fallus near Sidon. This spending brought him in touch with Sidon’s local politics and notable families. He placed his technocrats in the...
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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
... for the ruling regime in the form of nationalization and labor supply. Higher education became free in 1962, and this was seen as being consistent with social justice. Several challenges faced higher education in Egypt during the Open Door Policy. One example is the emigration of faculty members to...
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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
... difficulties obtaining one. Males are excluded from conscription, which affects their chances of getting jobs, and thus their levels of unemployment and poverty are higher ( Swale 2015 ). Consequently, some fall into smuggling drugs, weapons, people, and commodities ( Gold 2014 ). These elements of social...
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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
... comparing two different groups who are not educationally homogeneous, since he chose a group of Harvard graduates and compared them with ordinary citizens whose level of education was unknown. Stoddard was a strong believer in eugenics, but his eugenic ideal was “an ever-perfecting super race.” “Not the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... accessible transformed the educational institutions simply into degree factories. The youth who pursued education and earned higher degrees in these institutions, which were largely incapable of guaranteeing suitable job opportunities for their graduates, went through an intense period of desolation and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
... interest in investing in the banking and service sectors. This development is driven by the fact that the return on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa is higher compared with other countries in the developing world, in addition to the growing purchasing power of the middle class which would increase...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... create independent autonomous higher religious councils that can monitor and guide the mosque institutions. There remains, however, some unaffiliated scholars who usually adopt a more critical and activist stance that often clashes with the mainstream current found within the state’s conventional...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
... Division: The Second Nakba . Jerusalem : Dar AlJundi . Al-Sharabati, A . 2015 . “ Social Capital and Employability in Palestine: Challenges Facing Higher Education Case Study of Palestine. Hebron, Palestine .” An-Najah University Journal of Research (Humanities) 29 , no. 9 . Alwnah, M ., A...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122139–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122006
Published: 02 June 2019
... Kong select a Middle Eastern country in which to pursue their higher education, the bulk of which may concentrate on a discipline in social studies and humanities. Of course, part of this straightforward trend is undeniably stemming from various economic and job opportunities that the modern Middle...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... the wars of 1967 and 1973 by only one percent (despite the fact that they were defeated and savagely destroyed). In the era of neoliberalism, the ratio was higher as the available data informs us. In the Arab world, identity formation based on division was the most serious consequence of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
... between an enclosed circle of high-ranking officers reportedly earning very high monthly salaries, and the salaries of mid-ranking officers are much higher than those of ordinary soldiers ( Sayigh 2012 ; Suleiman 2016 ). In fact, the army is the only national institution able to combine different...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11483–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114005
Published: 04 December 2018
... stated that the hawza , translated by scholars such as Sindawi ( 2007 , 4) as “the enclosure of learning,” is the customary, independent, and persisting institution of Shia religious higher education through which one enters the field of research, slowly and with time to establish their Ijtihad and...