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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43415–423 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.592403
Published: 01 July 2011
... expenditure on research & development (GERD) as a Percentage of GDP. Tables 9 and 10 give figures on the number of scientific publications and articles being written in Arab countries, while Table 11 presents figures on internet penetration into the Arab Region. © 2011 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12483–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.83
Published: 01 December 2019
... contributed to the fact of a strengthened society vis-à-vis a weakened state. On June 6, 2010, police officers dragged twenty-eight-year-old Khaled Said from inside an Alexandria internet cafe and beat him to death ( El-Ghobashy 2011 ). In the immediate aftermath of his killing, activists produced a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
...Magdalena Karolak The goal of this research is to explore the opportunities brought about by the use of new media in urban protests. Specifically, it investigates the use of the Internet in modern protest movements that failed to bring about the changes they sought, using Bahrain as a case study...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2189–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000012
Published: 01 March 2018
... of the siege was to make Gaza “a graveyard for Palestinian patriotism.” See Abrach 2015. 15. According to one political analyst living in Gaza, “the terminology of the Gazan people and the Gazan issue” penetrated the political and media discourse of Hamas. He believes that the Hamas talk “about...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
... children (F = 11.59; p < 0.001). The results indicate that there are no significant differences between political trends when the gender variable is taken into account. The dissatisfied democrats advanced other categories in terms of using computers and the internet that pre- dicts important results at the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93428–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1191786
Published: 01 July 2016
... be supported through utilizing modern technologies and the Internet (Richards 2003). Both, the Internet and age affect how Muslims perceive Western popular culture. The image of American society has not only fascinated but also repelled many Muslims (Wolsey 2005, 7). When asked how Islamic media was...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92252–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157985
Published: 01 April 2016
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9113–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118229
Published: 01 January 2016
... succeeded in depicting the 14 February 2011 protest movement as a sectarian uprising supported by Iran. Many Saudi activists hoped that the winds of change would reach them, but they lacked the ability to mobilize the divided population. Many internet calls for demonstrations failed to instigate mass...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83295–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1057426
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the internet and social media, especially in the Gulf countries. It is noticeable that in the constitutional and legal framework relating to the rep- resentation of youth, there are trends in the Arab constitutions which were drafted after 2011. These specify the percentages for the representation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83363–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1049055
Published: 01 July 2015
.... Similarly, the range of possibilities, such as social media and the Internet, are the means that allow this organizational structure without leadership to achieve success. The Arab systems of rule have exploited their peoples thirst for nationalist systems after their escape from the control of foreign...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8196–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.990797
Published: 01 January 2015
... generation who used the tools of the new media and the internet in their movement and activity. The rise of ethnic and sectarian identities and the resort to violence That is happening through the increase in conflicts of identities between races, sects and ethnicities. The danger of this type of conflict is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74526–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.948313
Published: 01 October 2014
... product (GDP) per capita (US$) Education Index Human Development Index (HDI) Internet penetration Employment by economic activity Agriculture Industry Services Cluster 1 15657 0.79 0.81 0.52 5.50 16.00 78.00 Cluster 2 5431 0.74 0.71 0.30 25.54 23.24 51.10 Cluster 3 18354 0.82 0.85 0.54 9.76 42.87 47.35...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74565–575 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.950081
Published: 01 October 2014
... on the entire cost of implementing it. Apparently, the estimated cost is of the order of US$200 billion. Nevertheless, there is not a single paper on the internet related to it devoted to the benefits of collaboration amongst Arab countries in constructing the system and its components. One would...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72175–194 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2014.915167
Published: 01 April 2014
... ideas or their actions. At the same time, the advent of the internet tore down the remaining vestiges of privacy and also credibility, by the sheer volume of information that became available. There was a time when different political parties addressed different classes: the Communist Party addressed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 64603–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.835996
Published: 01 October 2013
... Gulf Poetry (2013). Reviewed in DOMES (Digest of Middle East Studies), 22 (1), 125 129. (David Chaudoir) Science and Technology Articles Lev-On, Azi, 2013. Another Flew Over the Digital Divide: Internet Usage in the Arab Palestinian Sector in Israel During Municipal Election. Israel Affairs, 19 (1...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53427–447 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.676320
Published: 01 July 2012
... social communication and interaction, epitomized in such phenomena as the Internet, Facebook and Twitter and the pivotal role these have played in the mobilization, organization and formulation of the revolutionary discourse about the causes, justifications, methods and goals to be disseminated. Given...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52319–329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.674375
Published: 01 April 2012
.... From subjects to citizens? Civil society and the Internet in Syria. Middle East Critique, 20 (2), 127 138. Trager, Eric, 2011. The unbreakable Muslim Brotherhood: grim prospects for a liberal Egypt. Foreign Affairs, 90 (5), 114 126. Wender, Andrew M., 2011. Transcending nationalist divides: religious...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 511–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.650007
Published: 01 January 2012
... repercussion of oil wealth was that it accorded the regime the material power necessary to achieve two ends simultaneously. The first pertained to providing the state with favourable conditions to penetrate society and create a system of local compradors. The abundance of petro-dollars enabled the state to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44463–483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.632229
Published: 01 October 2011
... are the roles that Arab audiovisual media and satellite broadcasting have played in not only covering events, but also in possibly even fomenting them through selectivity, timing, high-technology decoupage of images culled from the internet and new forms of social media, as well as the introduction of...