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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11347–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113003
Published: 03 September 2018
.... Horizontal and Vertical Individualism/Collectivism Matrix Orientation to equality (1) Orientation to inequality (0) Survival values (0) Horizontal collectivism Vertical collectivism Self-expression values (1) Horizontal individualism Vertical individualism TABLE 2. Importance of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83351–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1052226
Published: 01 July 2015
... Authority Rethinking Palestine: settler-colonialism, neo-liberalism and individualism in the West Bank and Gaza Strip Jamil Hilal* Independent sociologist, occupied West Bank The 1967 occupied Palestinian territories have undergone three major types of development since the Oslo agreement between the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72209–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.916524
Published: 01 April 2014
... rootedness rebellion technology artfulness The current state of Arab cinema: the stories of individuals and an update on documentary films Nadim Jarjoura* Film critic from Lebanon Cinematic works in the Arab world, unified only by language, differ in their artfulness and their format both among...
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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
... student protests in France, Germany, and the United States, much attention was given to Marcuse; almost all his writings were translated into Arabic between 1969 and 1973. This article explores the nature of individual “receptions” of the critical theory of the Frankfurt School at Egyptian universities...
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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; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... than ever, as several Islamist movements are advancing further on the path to accepting democracy, political pluralism, and power-sharing. Several Islamist movements in the Arab and Islamic world today are embracing public and individual freedoms, and advocating a separation of religion and politics...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... “world story” in general, and experience of “the societies of the South” in particular, despite the uniqueness of the Arab experience, in general, and the experience of individual country. This review reconstructs the Arab experience since the early 1950s and distinguishes two historical stages...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122151–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122007
Published: 02 June 2019
... these grounds, it is worth examining the stances of regional actors through different approaches of foreign policy. By using the “three-dimensional” methodology of Kenneth Waltz, this paper analyzes the rationale behind Turkish and Saudi policy toward the Gulf crisis on individual-, state-, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13186–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.86
Published: 01 March 2020
... individuals’ rights in the face of any public authority (equal protection under the law, the prohibition of torture, equal access to judiciary mechanisms, habeas corpus, etc.) to equal participation in public affairs and respect for all human rights, and beyond that, to representational democratic rights...
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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
... economic agreement on how to distribute resources associated with an inclusive peace agreement. Unless these shortcomings and challenges are remedied, any deal would remain an elitist approach that ignores the real stakeholders, including the individual citizen, the family (the Libyan social unit), and...
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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
... communities” are not automatically created structures. Rather, they are an outcome of dynamic and positive relations amongst power, ideas, intensive interactions, and social learning. They also result from the activities of the main actors (political elites, individuals as well as global and regional...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13169–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.69
Published: 01 March 2020
... recruiting thousands of Algerians by colonial France in its war against the ALN, stating: “What was recurrent for us was that they were around 250 thousand individuals, but technically, I think that the number was much larger. Even if we were to limit the number to 250 thousand participants in the French...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131128–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.128
Published: 01 March 2020
... between the “Muslim Brotherhood” and secular figures of the “Damascus Declaration,” issued in October in 2005 by numerous opposition groups and individuals calling for gradual and peaceful transition to a multiparty democracy in Syria. The book consists of two main sections. The first is reminiscent...
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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
... contains a large amount of official government documents, real estate registry documents, and various corporate papers which are not available in any other publication. The fact the book was unchallenged in court by the almost fifty individuals who were critiqued after twenty years since its publication in...
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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
... 1952 coup d’état carried out by the Free Officers, the Egyptian presidency, starting with President Nasser, has been occupied by men who have had a strong allegiance to Egypt’s armed forces. Furthermore, most senior government posts have been occupied by individuals who have either a direct or an...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2217–237 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000013
Published: 01 March 2018
... the social actor as a transforming mechanism of issues in the Palestinian context. It broaches fields of work, specialization, and concentration in viewing individual cases as manifesting a nationwide social phenomenon. If we accept that Palestinian society is vulnerable to psychological setbacks, its...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94523–535 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1241531
Published: 01 October 2016
...Isma’il al-Shatti Arab constitutions, for the most part, specify and guarantee human rights in their wordings. However, the reality of the individual in the Arab nation reveals something quite different from that which is written in the constitutions. The state is charged with providing citizens...
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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
... tribal identity. Social identity is a “self-image” formed by social categories ( Tajfel and Turner 1979 , 40). Tajfel (1982 ) stated that self-image is based on the tendency to group things together cognitively. The individual tends to exaggerate differences between groups and similarities within...
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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
...” (30). Furthermore, individual inequalities steadily increase and “[t]he innate differences between members of a low-grade savage tribe are as nothing compared with the abyss sundering the idiot and the genius who coexist in a high-grade civilization” (31). On another point, Stoddard thinks that we...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12417–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.17
Published: 01 December 2019
... law, as well as in international treaties, customary international law, general principles, and other sources of international law. As state agents, security sector institutions are obliged to take positive action to facilitate the enjoyment of basic human rights, protect individuals and groups...