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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2021) 14 (3): 55–78.
Published: 01 September 2021
... army’s approach to civilian institutions changed after a civilian president was chosen in 1999. This was not the case in Egypt after the demise of the Hosni Mubarak regime of 2011. Other important variations are to be found in the way power has been distributed among the military apparatuses themselves...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (2): 212–236.
Published: 01 April 2016
... concerning Iraq's recent economic history. For example, the post-2003 era is viewed primarily as a continuation of the sanctions period to the extent that it has been characterized by continued deterioration in both human capabilities and economic institutions, despite radically changed political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 83–110.
Published: 04 December 2018
..., the social sciences—the systematic study of man and society which had emerged in the West—have been slowly making their way into these institutions, alongside a number of other changes. This article investigates, qualitatively, the religious training of Shia men of religion in Lebanon in order to explore...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 81–104.
Published: 02 June 2019
... or indirectly, has led to the current low level of trust that has left remarkable changes and deep polarization in Palestinian society. A bdalhadi A lijla is a Research Associate at the Varieties of Democracy Institute, Gothenburg University, Sweden. Email: a.ijla@daad-alumni.de © 2019 by the Centre...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 127–137.
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 (2017) 10 (3): 372–391.
Published: 01 July 2017
... not participate in them in order to ensure that they were conducted impartially. With the last coup, however, political auth- ority itself is in the balance and the occurrence of change in the political map continues to be expected at any time. Finally, the Mauritanian experience with regard to the institutions...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 239–251.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... He holds a secularist view in which there is no room for a pluralistic culture: it is either the Islamists, or the secularist militants. His call for cultural change is not forged within liberal democracy. 7. Interview with Hassan Hashemian of the Iranian Studies Institute on Orient TV, 19 October...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2021) 14 (1): 34–50.
Published: 01 March 2021
... as evidence of the processes produced by the repercussions of the outbreak of the pandemic at the social level. What matters in this paper is to understand the nature of the change that the pandemic has produced at the level of the individual’s relationship with society, and how its sudden emergence has...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 181–197.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Hakim Mohsin Al-Rubaie Politics and economics are described as being inseparably and inextricably related, such that economic discourse is also political discourse. Policies are only a reflection of the opinions and ideas of the ruling institutions, hence the economic system and its policies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (2): 198–213.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Sari Hanafi Since late 2010, the Arab World has witnessed regime changes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya; and revolts by Arab citizens are still underway in Syria, Bahrain and Yemen, along with reform initiatives at different levels. These processes cannot be accurately be described by Orientalist...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (3): 426–442.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., along with resistance to change in leaders. CONTACT Mounir Saidani mounir.saidani58@gmail.com © 2017 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2017 Democracy in Arab universities Mounir Saidani Tunis El Manar University, Higher Institute of Human Sciences, Tunis, Tunisia ABSTRACT...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 January 2016
... as possible scenarios for change after his rule. Many have predicted that he would return from his treatment abroad with a plan for reform to continue build- ing state institutions and reform their constitutional and legislative structure, and thereby ensure a safe transition for his successor (Al-Yahya i...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (2): 198–210.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of factors that allow for building democratic political institutions and at the same time, diminishing the possibilities of renewal of autocracy and authoritarianism in the Arab world. Keywords: Arab world; Revolution; Arab Spring; democratization; political change Introduction The Arab world is currently...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (2): 260–276.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and economic institutions that exalt loyalty to community and the authority of customs and ancestry, while they lacked power centralization, would reproduce themselves routinely and statically as well as diminish the prospects of social change. This paper criticizes Gellner s segmentary theory for neglecting...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (1): 27–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the 1970s, has witnessed calls by various sides for constitutional reforms as well as for the institution of a constitutional or parliamentary monarchy. On 9 March 2011 Muhammad VI gave a momentous address subjecting the issue of royal authority to public deliberations. This topic had previously ranked...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... adopted by post-invasion Iraq instituted many of Lijphart's recommendations, including proportional representation, federalism and a parliamentary system with a weak presidency. But this democratic framework has failed Iraq. Eight months on from its 2010 parliamentary election and still struggling...