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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 Palestinian people under local political leadership following the collapse of the national representation institutions, that is, the political, organizational, military, cultural institutions and sectorial organizations (women, workers, students, etc.) that made up the PLO and its frameworks...
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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
... local governance (local communities), therefore leading to no “real deal” from a broader societal perspective ( Jehani 2017 , 9). In its wider sense, state-building (the construction of a functioning state) is a policy response to conditions in which fragile states suffer the multiple deficiencies...
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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
... alone: he assembled a network of experts on finance, economics, engineering, urban planning, law, journalism, local politics, and with a variety of other skills. He also enjoyed strong regional and international support. Hariri’s period in Lebanon provides a window into the transformation of...
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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
... Algerian politicians attempted to use to manage relations between the two countries and obtain some benefits by invoking the past in speeches at a local level, and to overcome that past in building relations with France. As a security crisis and economic decline hit Algeria, it became apparent that the...
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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
... and greed play in governmental decisions about security, whether internal or external, in addition to the influence of international forces. Realism tends to depend heavily on the impact of human nature when explaining conflicts, whereas neorealism paints anarchy, especially in the international...
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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
... within the scope of local and social reality within which people live, in addition to external issues that are of interest to Arab World. It reaffirms the importance of the social role of the theater as one of the most relevant arts of society, expressing its issues and concerns and performing a...
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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
... practices in law enforcement. The General Directorate aims, through this code, to build an active community policing, or what is called “community-oriented policing,” based on creating different interactions and partnerships with other governmental and non-governmental agencies in the community. Such a...
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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
..., linguistic, religious, tribal, and sectarian. Castells (1997, 7) argues that all identities are constructed from building materials taken from history, geography, religion, local narrative, and collective memory, which are produced and reproduced by institutions from power apparatuses. Nevertheless...
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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
... percent, respectively. Occupation: most respondents were unemployed (50.7 percent), while those who were employed in local businesses constituted 44.9 percent, and the remainder, who worked in private or free businesses, did not exceed 4.4 percent of the total sample. Educational levels: 42.9...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12461–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.61
Published: 01 December 2019
... scientific productions concerned with the struggles of women in Arab or Maghreb countries. In parallel, the study uses ethnographic research discerningly, since accurate and sufficient information available on the local protest movements has not received the necessary follow-up and definition. The article...
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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
... School also intersects with the notion of critical regionalism and the architecture of resistance. It attempts to revive ancient civilizations to be a part of a modern universal civilization, rather than reviving primitive or folklore architecture. Critical regionalism cares for local specificity that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124156–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.156
Published: 01 December 2019
... issue, and on the writings of the Wahhabis II, the author concludes with healers’ therapeutic treatments with references embodied in the Salafi senior scientists of Al-Uthaymeen, Ibn Baz, and Al-Fawzan, which produced local dancers, as is the case of Mustapha Laksir in Morocco, who benefit from the...
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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
..., indeed, arise in the case of a brown–yellow alliance against the white peoples…the brown world’s emancipation from white domination would apparently not result in more than local pressures on white race areas. It would, however, affect another sphere of white political control—black Africa. The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... very inception, has had to deal with the tribal issue. As evidenced in his initiation speech at the Congress of Aleg on May 2, 1958, former President Ould Daddah said: “Gentlemen of the government, local advisors and tribal sheikhs, here we gather so that from the struggle of ideas a holy unity may...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12383–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123005
Published: 03 September 2019
... view, sovereignty (along the lines of other principles and mechanisms of separation of power, rotation, political party, constitution, referendum, etc.) is a local concept in line with the concept of power in the Moroccan political system, which brings together two different sources of legitimacy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123119–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123007
Published: 03 September 2019
... municipalities played a significant role in shaping local hierarchies. Chapter 4, “Gaza under Colonialism,” describes the “mandate” as a metaphor corresponding to the views of Mark Ferro, a new semi-colonial and semi-imperialist system; a new model of colonialism in which the British administration managed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... ( White House 2018 ). Trump also expressed a concern about the destructive and false rhetoric coming from Turkey, and also about Americans and local employees detained in Turkey under false accusations. The main conclusion is that Russia tries to increase its own power and seeks for any opportunity to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
... that has its own characteristics and specifications; they include the “local elite,” that is, the elite of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, and the “returning elite,” who came to the PA areas after the Oslo Accords. The study distinguishes between two phases of the PA’s political elite formation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... state in Afghanistan, a country of simultaneous local and international conflict. This is, perhaps, the distinguishing feature of the Afghan war from which Roy gleaned his later observations. Roy has presented an important collection of studies as examples for this new trend. These include: L’échec...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... the country grim. Involving both internal and external actors, Clausen ( 2018b ) argues that the fragmentation of the Yemeni state has resulted in a shift to more localized struggles over access to resources and power. The country, where the internal power struggle is between Saudi Arabia and Iran...