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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
... reforms to the judicial, legislative, and executive governing powers. Women’s potential role in the emerging polity was enhanced by enactment of an electoral gender quota stipulating no less than twenty-five percent of seats in the Iraq parliament to be filled by women. This article presents research that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2111–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000007
Published: 01 March 2018
... political expansion in parliament. The Brotherhood entered into a coalition with other Islamist parties including two Salafist parties, forming an Islamist bloc, but their experience ended with their removal from power and significant changes in the structure of the Brotherhood. Based on the political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
... (confidence in democratic political institutions such as parliament and government). CONTACT Ben Ahmed Hougua hougua2010@gmail.com © 2017 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2017 urbanization Arab capital cities urban culture Arab Spring democracy in Arab countries Urban political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92163–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157298
Published: 01 April 2016
... and unfavourable political environment for holding the parliamentary elections. The paper examines some of the candidates in these parliamentary elections and the absence of the Muslim Brotherhood as well as the election results and the parliament they produced, concluding with the repercussions for...
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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
... Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 Egypt social policy neoliberalism Mubarak Sisi Nasser References Abdel Ghaffar , Adel . 2018 . A Stable Egypt for a Stable Region: Socio-Economic Challenges and Prospects ( Study for the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13281–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.81
Published: 16 June 2020
... Syrian Constitution . 1930 . “Syrian Constitution.” Syrian Parliament . Accessed August 25 , 2019 . http://parliament.gov.sy/arabic/index.php?node=5518&cat=420& The Guardian . 2000 a. “Special Report: Middle East Summit Fails to Deliver.” The Guardian , March 27. Accessed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13254–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.54
Published: 16 June 2020
... institutions to the case of democratic decline in Jordan when successive governments issued temporary laws, disbanded parliament, delayed elections for two years, and the executive power led the political process. The third stage witnessed an increasing role for the civil society institutions that practiced...
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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
... allowed them to integrate into French society and become a “strong lobby” that influenced every election. Furthermore, they were able to get their representatives in parliament to emphasize their demands that called for the formation of Algerian–French relations. Even French parliamentarians addressed...
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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
... entrepreneur. This sentiment was best expressed in a wildly popular book by Najah Wakim, a member of the Lebanese parliament, who made detailed allegations of corruption against Hariri and other members of Lebanon’s political elite ( Wakim 2006 ). 8 In 1994, following the departure of Michel al-Khuri...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131105–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.105
Published: 01 March 2020
... other hand, the parliament underscored the “geographical and political differences between the eastern and southern neighbors.” Therefore, given these differences, the cooperation seemed unlikely to be possible ( Domorenok, 2004 , 89). Therefore, there was a tendency towards the adoption of a bilateral...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13186–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.86
Published: 01 March 2020
... European Parliament and the Council, JOIN2016 30 final, 22 June ). Fardella , Enrico . 2015 . “China’s Debate on the MENA: A Critical Review.” Mediterranean Quarterly 26 ( 1 ): 87 – 112 . Henderson , A. 2016/2019 . “What the AIIB means for the Dollar.” Nomad Capitalist’s Consultancy...
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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
... National Congress (Parliament, elected in 2012), while other members are still active and competing for power, resources, and legitimacy under the banner of the defunct congress). However, none of these actually represents the whole nation, and in the struggle, before and resulting from the LPA, lies 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
... attributed it to the new parliament being dominated by supporters of Qaddafi ( Alkaff 2015 , 113). Soon after, they formed their own separate governing body known as the New General National Congress (GNC). 5 The decision to retain the previously elected entity signaled the beginning of insurmountable...
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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
... did not introduce any changes affecting the tenure of parliament or the nature of parliamentary elections in the country, meaning that the democratic principle of reasonably competitive elections, devoid of massive fraud, with broad suffrage was still not guaranteed (56). Seeking to secure a smooth...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12483–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.83
Published: 01 December 2019
... years of experience in politics and society to win a plurality of parliamentary seats and the presidency. The MB’s Freedom and Justice Party won forty-three percent of the seats in parliament in the first elections run in the transitional period. In Egypt, both the cultural context of the social...
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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
... little, or a small, symbolic representation of women in parties, territorial groups, associations, as well as parliament, despite the adoption of the quota system in an attempt to overcome the vacuum in the political scene of female figures, and to approach some kind of positive discrimination towards...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12383–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123005
Published: 03 September 2019
.... Thus, the new constitution is to be replaced by the king from being a supreme representative of the nation to a supreme representative of the state, who more emphatically confirms the supremacy of the royal institution at the expense of representative institutions (political parties, parliament...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
.... Furthermore, during this period, the one-party policy prevailed and political/social diversity was eliminated, with all the consequences that ensue from such a context. Prior resignation from parliament became common, which was a system whereby a parliament member submitted his resignation in an undated...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... Studies 40 ( 1 ): 173 – 201 . For a long time, it seemed that Moscow was keeping its distance from Pyongyang. But on September 8, 2018, a special enjoy of Putin’s—head of the upper house of Russia’s parliament, V. Matviyenko—visited Kim and gave him a letter from Putin. In response, Kim...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122151–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122007
Published: 02 June 2019
... Says Terrorism Blacklist Issued by 4 Arab States is “Baseless.’ ” TRTWorld June 9. https://www.trtworld.com/mea/qatar-rejects-as-baseless-terrorism-blacklist-issued-by-4-arab-states-375468 . ——— . 2017b . “ Turkey’s Parliament Approves Troop Deployment to Qatar. ” TRTWorld June 7. https...