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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
... Egypt into a laissez-faire economy and confined the role of state ( Republic of Egypt 1971 , 7). In theory, the old social contract has been kept, and although the Constitution was amended in 2005 to accommodate political change (i.e., the direct election of the president), the social terms of...
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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
... most peoples of these races were under colonization by the “white race”—if we use Stoddard’s own expression—he perceived those races as representing a huge danger, especially if a certain alliance took place between two or more of them. He is fearful of the declining ratio of the white race in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... the era of unity for the Arab homeland, that is, Nasser’s attempt provided the Arab unity project with the legitimacy and ideology it had lacked until that point. What led to unfolding of tensions and contradictions in the Arab world between Nasser’s followers and the pro-colonial old forces of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11419–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114002
Published: 04 December 2018
...-four percent of the population works directly for the PA, and are said to provide for one-third of the population. Government spending to the gross domestic product (GDP) ratio is forty-four percent, and a large portion of the Palestinian population relies on the PA for essential services. 10...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
...- satisfaction compared with the tendencies of allegiance. However, what really draws atten- tion is the progress made by the capital in producing political discontent among democrats compared with the country-specific national sample separately. The ratios in parentheses indicate the proportion of the four...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92340–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156300
Published: 01 April 2016
... serve the needs of different age groups. CONTACT Gabi El-Khoury info@caus.org.lb © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Demographic window of opportunity demographic dividend median age crude birth rate crude death rate fertility rate old age dependency ratio...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94607–621 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1218189
Published: 01 October 2016
... and van den Hoven 2015; Newell 2014). It has been recommended that given the geospatial expanse of countries, Big Data may handle a large range of public services from child care to old-age homes, but governments should bolster their research and development (R&D) spending and tap requisite human...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92237–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1151611
Published: 01 April 2016
... decades. The multiple roots of Arab culture and the modern interrogations of Arab political thought I will first remind that the roots of Arab culture are in poetry and the richness of the Arab language. Up to the present day poetry is at the core of Arab culture. Famous poets, both old and new, are...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8139–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.953359
Published: 01 January 2015
... is the more fanatical he becomes, and the weaker his mind becomes, because he only sees one facet of the truth. The old logic therefore applies neither to the past nor to the present era. He said that people should realize that they are at the threshold of an 50 I. Al-Haidari age in which the limited...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74544–564 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.948312
Published: 01 October 2014
... between the middle classes and peasants developed as a result of the struggle against old oligarchies. Such revolutions were driven by the military and/or a single party and resulted in an expansion of the military and the bureaucracy which became the largest organizations in society. As a result of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43385–388 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.591247
Published: 01 July 2011
... bracket reached 30% of the total population in the Arab world in 2009. This phenomenon is commonly known among economists as the demographic gift since the ratio of dependents to those of working age falls, reducing the burden of supporting dependents, and thus increasing income per capita and savings.1...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42174–189 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.569179
Published: 01 April 2011
... the success of a project of planting and cultivation depends on the preparation of the soil. Good soil cannot be imported. Thus I have said and repeat that we need to rewrite our cultural history in a rational and critical manner, for by practicing ratio- nal criticism on our heritage, we gain an...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42127–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.575106
Published: 01 April 2011
... movement towards authen- ticity based on referring backwards to traditions, upholding the old historical example as a political program. It bolstered its legitimacy with clear reference to the failure of the prevailing autocratic regimes.3 With the advent of the twenty-first century and its revolution in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 4162–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.543779
Published: 01 January 2011
... out that the ARP is the non-governmental grassroots Arab vision for the future of the region. It is also a response to historical mishaps and conspiracies concocted by imperial powers both old and new, beginning with the Sykes Picot Agreement sealing the fate of the dismemberment of the Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34437–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.528203
Published: 01 October 2010
... notes: A related question concerns the long-term safety of the reactor which, having been in operation for some 40 years, is old. While there are older ones, such as one in Canada which is 60 years old, and one in the US which is 48 years old, and while many of its parts had been changed, questions...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 317–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903454633
Published: 01 January 2010
... battle within the [Amacr ] l Sa [umacr ] d can no longer be kept behind closed doors as the Internet has opened a window on all the family plots, ambitions, and double-dealings. Many young Saudis discuss this pattern of continuous uncertainty and leadership instability, with the gap between old rulers...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 24542–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903246898
Published: 01 October 2009
... and Israel created. When the fighting ended, the western part of the city had fallen under Israeli control. The eastern part, along with the rest of the West Bank, had come under Jordanian control. At that time, what was called East Jerusalem amounted to the area of the Old City and a few outlying...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23369–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903106084
Published: 01 July 2009
... any means available: old women kept pots of hot olive oil boiling on fires or on their stoves awaiting the moment when an Israeli column might pass beneath their balconies; crude explosive devices were H ¯ ¯ H ¯ H ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯h ¯ H ¯ ¯ S ¯ ¯ ¯ H ¯ H ¯ H ¯ ¯ ¯ H H 372 A. Lux...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 2190–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802576114
Published: 01 January 2009
... hinges upon the longevity of Minister of Defence Crown Prince Sultan, a Sudeiri who is 84 years old and one year younger than King Abdullah. If Abdullah dies first, the Sudeiri will simply lobby and pay off any opponents in order to ensure their return to the throne. The Minister of the Interior, Prince...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 2138–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802622488
Published: 01 January 2009
... construction. The researcher Peter Miglus reconstructed the residential home from the period of 1800 BCE as shown in Figure 4, and this is the design and pattern which is still found to this day and present in old residential neighborhoods. The traditional techniques that were operative in one of the...