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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
...Alyaa Anter Based on social identity theory (SIT) and risk perception theory, this study examines the ways in which North Sinai youth’s tribal and national identities are affected by television (TV) exposure, risk perception, and TV bias perception. The findings from a survey of youth in North...
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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
...Baqer Al-Najjar This article discusses the complex issue of identity and citizenship in the Arab Gulf, while alluding to the wider context of societies and their challenges. It argues that despite the significant changes Gulf societies have undergone, identity still plays a determining role at both...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
... causal effect on challenging Egypt’s identity-motivated action, contributing, in the process, to undermining its identity structure. An increasing awareness among many Egyptians of the link between the treaty and their identity formation is one of the main reasons for summoning the legacy of Nasser’s...
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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
...Jamal Wakim This article argues that Syria considers Israel as an existential threat and that peace or coexistence between the two sides is impossible in the long run, due to the fact that Syria’s perception of its own history and identity, as an entity that consists of a majority belonging to one...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83323–338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1054613
Published: 01 July 2015
...Anis Mustafa Al-Qasem This article is based on a study in Arabic by author that formed the final chapter of the book Yahud al-bilad al-‘arabiyyah (The Jews of the Arab Countries) by the late Palestinian historian Khairiyyah Qasimiyyah. It examines the problem of identity among Jews of Arab origin...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82147–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1016762
Published: 01 April 2015
... European origins and culture from father to son. The difference between these European Arabs and other Europeans often makes them experience a state of cultural detachment, as well as crises of their education, identity and citizenship. This article is a modest attempt to examine this phenomenon whilst...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8154–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.976401
Published: 01 January 2015
... process of forming ethno-cultural identity within the Arab diasporic community through the Duboisian narrative of double-consciousness. * Email: abduljab@ualberta.ca © 2014 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2014 double-consciousness Arab diaspora ethnicity Du Bois second generation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63358–375 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.824141
Published: 01 July 2013
..., the solution being to honour a social pact that is based on respecting constitutional institutions, national identity, principles of the republican system and human rights. † This paper was originally presented at the Symposium on Religion and the State in the Arab World, convened by the Centre...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 61114–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.750945
Published: 01 January 2013
...Mette Lybye © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 Palestinian refugees – Identity, space and place in the Levant , edited by Are Knudsen and Sari Hanafi . Routledge Studies on the Arab–Israeli Conflict , Abingdon, Routledge , 2011 , xiv + 204 pp. including Bibliography...
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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
... major negative effects on the identity of the inhabitants of the city. Educators are frustrated as they have no control over the curriculum that they teach or the books which are brought in from the PNA, which are censored by the Israeli Ministry of Education. These educators blame their frustration...
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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
... exercise of power ( Leca and Schemeil 1983 ). The mobilizations are also articulated on a demographic basis ( Hougua and Sghir 2019 ), made up of young people at university possessing cultural capital and enjoying a more or less mobilized identity. Political societies differ according to the potential...
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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
..., Migration, and Colonial Domination . Leiden : Brill . Çiçek , M. Talha . 2014 . War and State Formation in Syria: Cemal Pasha’s Governorate during World War I, 1914–1917 . New York . Routledge . Crome , Andrew . 2018 . Christian Zionism and English National Identity, 1600...
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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
... the chapter of the Constitution they are in (hence, some rights are also enunciated as “general principles”; arts. 117–27 of the Moroccan Constitution and art. 108 of the Tunisian Constitution are also included). 5. The 2014 Constitution builds upon the 2012 Constitution, almost identical in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 5168–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.621382
Published: 01 January 2012
...Ali Semmouk The questions of identity and citizenship in Algeria are complicated as well as a potentially divisive and axes of self-identification run across different lines. Individuals and groups may have more than one alignment where one locus of affiliation may overlap with another – the Berber...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-219–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001B
Published: 01 March 2018
... school (madhhab/madhāhib) to counter sectarian conflicts and violence. This essay is built on a targeted literature search and is not a comprehensive review of the growing literature generated by distinguished thinkers on various aspects of Arab Islamic identity. Figure 2. The role of Islam in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2127–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000008
Published: 01 March 2018
...Majed Karoui The Salafi movement in Tunisia in general and in the area of Sidi Ali Ben Aoun in particular, emerged as an antisocial movement that adopted the defense of a cultural identity based mainly on the rejection of democracy and the foundations of the modern state, seeking change in every...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131105–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.105
Published: 01 March 2020
... institutions). They need ideological and material resources to develop political reasons, in addition to a genuine desire to build collective identities (cognitive regions) ( Moschella 2004 , 59). The latter means sharing values, identities, and standards, which leads to the building of bridges of trust and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-291–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001A
Published: 01 March 2018
... post-Gaddafi phase. It suggests that although ideology, specifically references to Islam, became crucial in the political contention between Islamists and non-Islamists, the cleavage was not entirely ideological, as both trends considered the Islamic identity of Libya central to their political...
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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
... state during the Sanusi monarchy (1951–69) and the established identities and ideologies ( Abdullatif Ahmida 2012 , 1–2). George Joffé provides a similar view, analyzing examples of the persistence of an indigenous political culture and its absorption of the lessons, both good and bad, offered by...
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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
.../religious identities which have existed since the carving up of the Middle East and the emergence of the nation-state. A series of events that followed the Arab Spring created the present situation in the Middle East, with civil conflicts, failed states, and unstable borders. These borders have been...