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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
... in governmental policies and a shift in the politics in each country that has witnessed or suffered from the repercussions of these attacks; this has been exasperated further by the rise of Islamic State (ISIS). This study uses different types of data sources and focuses on the previous academic work...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1213–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121001
Published: 01 March 2019
... political Islam ( Izquierdo Brichs et al. 2017 ). 5. We refer to macro- and mega-size systems in the classification proposed by Bunge ( 1999 , 387–88), which includes large cities, corporations, large political parties, etc. up to the global system. 6. We understand organizations as entities...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
...[’s] Commission. ( Free Iraq Foundation 2013 , 14) H uda A l-Tamimi , Ph.D., M.Phil., Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA), is Postgraduate & Honours Convenor and Arabic Program Convenor at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies Research, School of Social Sciences, College of Arts and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11483–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114005
Published: 04 December 2018
...Ali Kassem A hawza is the establishment responsible for the training of Shia Islam’s imams, preachers, professors, and researchers. For hundreds of years, its educational model has involved the teaching of Fikh , Usul , philosophy, Quranic studies and Arabic language. Over the past few decades, the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42174–189 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.569179
Published: 01 April 2011
... Science and Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA Taylor and FrancisRCAA_A_569179.sgm10.1080/17 50912 2011.569179Contemporary Arab Affairs0950-3110 (pri t)/1473-348X (online)Article2 11 & Francis4 0 002011D Fa id bdel-Nourabdelnou@m l. dsu.edu Translator s...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93421–427 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1204681
Published: 01 July 2016
... principles. CONTACT Showkat Ahmad Dar ashiqsir786@gmail.com © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Islamic state caliphate political Islam Contemporary discourses on the possibility of an Islamic state : an overview Showkat Ahmad Dar Department of Islamic Studies, Aligarh...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 32163–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550911003740715
Published: 01 April 2010
.... The focus of the study will be on the ‘resurgence’ of movements of political Islam, of which Western social science has, so far, failed to understand its causes. The proposition is to analyse the movements of political Islam as New Social Movements in the process of transition into mainstream...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 7136–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.880281
Published: 01 January 2014
... Turkish experience Iranian experience Arab Spring Religion and the state in Turkey and Iran: a comparative overview Refat Sayed Ahmad* Expert on the study of Islamic movements and Director-General of Markaz Yafalil Dirasaatwal Abhaath (Jaffa Centre for Studies and Research), Cairo, Egypt The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2239–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000014
Published: 01 March 2018
... religious terrorism than are women who have been brought up in Islamic role, who see their role mainly as that of helper of terrorist activists rather than active participants. © 2018 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83398–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1050280
Published: 01 July 2015
... Ḥizb al-Nahḍah Salafism governance elections H izb al-Nahd ah: from revolution to government and to a second referendum Mohammad Dawood Sofi* Department of Islamic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India The year 2011 witnessed watershed events in the countries of the Middle East...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23435–457 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910902875762
Published: 01 July 2009
... society’? These fundamental questions are at the centre of this study. This paper explores the basic intellectual, social and environmental aspects that have shaped Islamic architecture. It explores these aspects as reflected in the building forms of Muslim societies. Functionalism and interactionism are...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52292–306 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.662614
Published: 01 April 2012
... People's Power Revolutionary anatomy: the lessons of the Sudanese revolutions of October 1964 and April 1985 Abdelwahab El-Affendi Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, London, UK; Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK In spite of the numerous...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11325–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113002
Published: 03 September 2018
...Khalil Al-Anani How do Islamist movements perceive citizenship rights, particularly in conservative societies such as the case in the Middle East? This study attempts to answer this question by examining the case of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Conventional wisdom demonstrates that Islamic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73398–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.936122
Published: 01 July 2014
... particularly their right to work, as one example, it has got bogged down on many issues – in blatant opposition to popular demand – and failed to take into account the transformation under way in the society. This paper argues that the outlook for Saudi political Islam, within the two groups under study in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63325–340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.799732
Published: 01 July 2013
... Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 Islam state Shari'a; umma religion people legitimacy State and religion in a revolutionary era: perspectives and demands of the Islamic awakening Ridwan Al-Sayyid* Islamic Studies, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon This paper tackles the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52279–291 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.672000
Published: 01 April 2012
..., address the possibility of reconciling the concept of modernity with Islam and the legislative framework of Islamic law ( sharīʿah ). It could be argued that the data collected are specific to this one case study, since Palestinians living under Israeli occupation form a unique group in the Arab world and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52214–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.673069
Published: 01 April 2012
... Brotherhood and the January 25 Revolution: new political party, new circumstances Mona Farag* Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK This paper highlights the Muslim Brotherhood s experience in Egyptian elections since the 1980s with an emphasis on their last attempts during...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74510–525 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.955960
Published: 01 October 2014
... extends from the early 1950s to the early 1960s; and the second covers the period between the publication of his two books, Study on the Nature of Iraqi Society (the year of publication is unknown) and Social Briefs from the Modern History of Iraq (1971). The first phase focused on Islam's heritage and a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34503–514 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.520530
Published: 01 October 2010
... © 2010 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies DOI: 10.1080/17550912.2010.520530 httpwww.informaworld.com The state and awq f (charitable endowments) in the twenty-first century: from tutelage to partnership Tarak Abdallah Institute of Islamic World Studies, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates Taylor and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 21143–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802576213
Published: 01 January 2009
... Initiatives); as well as the major Lebanese salafist movements. © 2009 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2009 Sunni Islamist movements Lebanese Sunni movements al-Jamāﺀah al-Islāmīyah (the Islamic Group) Jabhat al-ﺀAmal al-Islāmī (the Islamic Action Front) Ḥarakat al-Tawḥīd al-Islāmī (the Islamic...