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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 83–110.
Published: 04 December 2018
.... 1998 . “ The Extended Case Method .” Sociological Theory 16 ( 1 ): 4 – 33 . Chalabi, T. 2006 . The Shi’is of Jabal ’Amil and the New Lebanon: Community and Nation-State, 1918–1943 . Palgrave Macmillan US . Deeb, L. 2006 . An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (4): 587–601.
Published: 01 October 2009
... of which was to modernize authoritarian rule without risking the loss of too much power to the constituency. Corresponding Address : Email: madawi.al-rasheed@kcl.ac.uk © 2009 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2009 Saudi Arabia authoritarian rule political reform Contemporary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 537–560.
Published: 01 October 2017
... modernization factors provided by the capitals’ urban ecology contribute to cultural transformations in emerging generations. These transformations are determined by the adoption of modern value systems represented by independence, self-expression and freedom. The demographic succession of generations – in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 482–509.
Published: 01 October 2017
... and its nationwide protests, the King of Morocco delivered a speech in March 2011 on reform and modernization, resulting in the rapid drafting and adoption of a new Moroccan constitution in June 2011. After a referendum on the constitutional reforms in July 2011, parliamentary elections were held in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (3): 161–168.
Published: 03 September 2018
....” Berger’s inconsistency in argumentation supports secularization. Modernization inevitably provokes pluralization, and pluralization undermines religions. In addition, Berger’s thesis of coexistence of religious and secular discourses, called “compatibility theory,” is unconvincing. Religious and secular...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (4): 596–606.
Published: 01 October 2016
... on the verge of collapse? This paper first addresses the recent succession, as a result of which new King Salman's young son, Muhammad bin Salman, accumulated unparalleled power. It asks whether his ambitious plans to modernize the Saudi economy can save the kingdom or if his fast rise will unleash a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 239–251.
Published: 01 April 2015
... to the suffering of the populace. Still, the Arab Spring needs time to bring about its aspired transformation and modernization and this might carry with it the type of virtual dynamics we have seen in human history. * Michael Sakbani was formerly at UNCTAD, Geneva. Email: mmicsak@yahoo.com...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (1): 91–101.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the contributions that modernization and nationalism made to their roles and rights. It also addressed how the state emerged as an important agent in the definition of, response to and the appropriation of the agendas of women following decolonization. Finally, it assessed the rise of political Islam...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 398–420.
Published: 01 July 2014
... respect to government reluctance to modernize the society, on the one level, and popular, progressive aspirations linked to individual civil rights, on the another. In the opinion of the author, this religious movement has failed to comprehend and cope with the social change that has been taking place in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 April 2014
... cinemas have proved themselves internationally in the field of production, including Morocco, Tunisia and Lebanon, while the United Arab Emirates have been pioneering in the field of film festivals, keeping pace with the modernization witnessed in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The main problem, however, resides in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (1): 126–131.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ziad Hafez © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 The closing of the Muslim mind: How intellectual suicide created the modern Islamist crisis , by Robert R. Reilly , Wilmington, DE , ISI Books , 2010 , 244 pp., ISBN 1-933859-91-1 , eISBN 978-1-933-85991-0 BOOK REVIEW The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 25–52.
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 (2011) 4 (4): 501–523.
Published: 01 October 2011
... the expense of both efforts to modernize and democratize. In the global context al-Sadoun sees hope for democratic transition provided that various Gulf rulerships and governments arrive at the conclusion that voluntary democratic reform is considerably less costly than suppression of the popular will...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 139–165.
Published: 01 March 2018
... cultural fear of and against women • Formal political parties and programs • Fragility of reform and modernization calls • A glaring emergence of the network of interests and benefits and the open exchange of services • Absence of everything that is individual, voluntary, free, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 41–62.
Published: 04 December 2018
... necessary to promote symbolic representation for women ( Meier 2012 ). Modernizing societies can erode traditional structures of authority that perpetuate women’s public exclusion, and thus increase public support for women’s political leadership. However, in less developed democracies with agrarian and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 138–144.
Published: 28 August 2020
... oppose some of the king’s policies and his orientations, but its opposition has never been so radical as to question the king’s legitimacy or his constitutional powers. The party has also expressed support for modernization, but has rarely proceeded with it by reproducing Western experiences, without...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 25–50.
Published: 28 August 2020
... are found in all countries with large Muslim populations. Islam diffused to societies with cultures far different from those in traditional Arab societies and with different patriarchal practices. Furthermore, Arab countries themselves have and are undergoing significant modernization, including the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 51–78.
Published: 28 August 2020
... society, which says that “Juhayman died, but his ideas lived.” The Saudi regime tended, thereafter, to be more Islamist, and the process of modernization and Westernization of the country slowed down after this event. Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman said in the 2017 Future Investment Initiative that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 3–24.
Published: 28 August 2020
... totalitarian manner for twenty-three years. He eliminated the available margins of freedom of expression and religiosity with a sharp drop in modernization and development and a marked increase in corruption and nepotism ( Yuksel and Bdngo 2013 ). Researchers in the political and social sciences are...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 132–137.
Published: 28 August 2020
... University Press . Reilly , Robert R . 2010 . The Closing of the Muslim Mind: How Intellectual Suicide Created the Modern Islamist Crisis . Wilmington : ISI Books . Waterbury , John . 2020 . “ Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment .” Foreign Affairs March–April...