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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104522–536 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399640
Published: 01 October 2017
... norm entrepreneur. The attractiveness of the UAE's accomplishments in the region has made it worthy of emulation and, thus, a soft power. CONTACT Osman Antwi-Boateng antwiboateng@gmail.com ; mohd.hwaiden@uaeu.ac.ae © 2017 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2017 United Arab Emirates...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... strengthened within the in-group and not within the out-groups. As a result, the created social capital, defined as “networks of mutual obligations for outstanding favors, flows of information and enforceable shared norms, residing in relationships between individuals or families in communities” ( Purdue 2007...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12191–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121006
Published: 01 March 2019
... . 2019 . The politics of security reform in post-2011 Tunisia: assessing the role of exogenous shocks, domestic policy entrepreneurs and external actors , Middle Eastern Studies , 55 ( 2 ): 225 – 241 , DOI: 10.1080/00263206.2018.1538971 Hanau Santini, Ruth , and Simone Tholens , 2018...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102228–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297565
Published: 01 April 2017
... in the context of an application app contest. The reason for conducting these contests lies in the promotion of open data resources, development of government-related applications and creation of a civic entrepreneur community interested in providing citizen-facing services and products on behalf...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92320–328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157986
Published: 01 April 2016
... Revolutionary State: New Twist on an Old Story. Foreign Affairs 94 (6): 42 51. Whitehead, Laurence. 2015. Maghreb, European Neighbour, or Barbary Coast: Construc- tivism in North Africa. Journal of North African Studies 20 (5): 691 701. Widmaier, Wesley W., and Luke Glanville. 2015. The Benefits of Norm...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... survived Iraq s regime change and the end of economic sanctions, but also hypothesizes that the activities of these entrepreneurs may have contributed to the ascendancy of sectarianism and tribal- ism since 2003. In his study of slow and fast moving institutions, Roland (2004) notes that social norms...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74526–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.948313
Published: 01 October 2014
... light manufacturing the two areas where women have traditionally been present in good numbers in the Middle East (Simpfendorfer 2011). This contributed further to gender inequality in the workforce. According to some scholars, oil is the real culprit, not religious norms: 528 Y.M. Sidani and T...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 64603–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.835996
Published: 01 October 2013
...,MichaelB., 2013. Albania and theMiddleEast. MediterraneanQuarterly, 24 (2), 81 103. Bligh, Alexander, 2013. Political Trends in the Israeli Arab Population and its Vote in Parliamentary Elections. Israel Affairs, 19 (1), 21 50. Boubekeur, Amel, 2013. Rolling either Way? Algerian Entrepreneurs as Both...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 54519–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.719104
Published: 01 October 2012
... economic dependence on other local actors and provided them with vast financial resources that allowed them a political and economic hegemony. Closely associated were the newly emerging class of traders, investors, entrepreneurs and businessmen some of whom came from well-established merchant families...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33402–413 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.494892
Published: 01 July 2010
... Secretariat. xxiv + 295 pp. Articles Aidt, Toke S. and Gassebner, Martin, 2010. Do autocratic states trade less? World Bank Economic Review, 24 (1), 38 76. Archer, Candace and Fritsch, Stefan, 2010. Global fair trade: humanizing globalization and reintroducing the normative to international political economy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33334–351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.494408
Published: 01 July 2010
... (majority rule), but adherence to democratic norms (respect for the constitution, in particular the separation of powers) is necessary to make constitutional safeguards work. We can see this in recent accusations in the United States that some officials have engaged in human rights abuses in violation of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 32148–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550911003729387
Published: 01 April 2010
... juridical legal sense, the disciplinary norms of colonialism, capitalism, and culture should also be seen as constraining and shaping strategies for this identity and for flexible subject-making. Although the construction of national identity began during the struggle against the colonial powers, the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 24626–639 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903244893
Published: 01 October 2009
... history of Islamic legal institutions in Israel. Middle East Journal, 63 (2), pp. 241 259. Powel, Brieg Tomos, 2009. A clash of norms: normative power and EU democracy promotion in Tunisia. Democratization, 16 (1), pp. 193 214. Prendergast, John and Thomas-Jensen, Colin, 2009. Sudan: a state on the brink...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23458–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903034989
Published: 01 July 2009
... to consumerism (Knowles 2008, p. 15). As to the domestic sources of rent one must bear in mind that the state is the largest entrepreneur in the economy and the engine of its growth. Its policy of expenditures and redistribution of the rent it may have accrued is what fuels the economy. The political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 21106–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802622645
Published: 01 January 2009
... them may be punished for preventive reasons. It is a state of executive power or policing, monitoring, or recording that constitutes the excess which is the reality of the norm. The Palestinian population thus becomes a purely objective matter to be administered, rather than potential subjects of...