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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
... on establishing institutions of higher education within an existing unique context to examine the challenges that these institutions face on both the policy and political levels due to the prevailing current geopolitical climate vis-à-vis Islam. While focusing on the present and offering some...
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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
... philanthropic association in Sidon called The Islamic Institute for Culture and Higher Education. In 1979, he started building a school complex in the village of Kfar Fallus near Sidon. This spending brought him in touch with Sidon’s local politics and notable families. He placed his technocrats in the...
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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
... (UNSMIL) (2015) . Accordingly, Libya now has an internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), as well as the elected House of Representatives (HoR), and a Higher Council of State (HCS) (essentially a revival which includes most members of the defunct 2012 Islamist-dominated General...
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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
... for the ruling regime in the form of nationalization and labor supply. Higher education became free in 1962, and this was seen as being consistent with social justice. Several challenges faced higher education in Egypt during the Open Door Policy. One example is the emigration of faculty members to...
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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
... difficulties obtaining one. Males are excluded from conscription, which affects their chances of getting jobs, and thus their levels of unemployment and poverty are higher ( Swale 2015 ). Consequently, some fall into smuggling drugs, weapons, people, and commodities ( Gold 2014 ). These elements of social...
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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
... comparing two different groups who are not educationally homogeneous, since he chose a group of Harvard graduates and compared them with ordinary citizens whose level of education was unknown. Stoddard was a strong believer in eugenics, but his eugenic ideal was “an ever-perfecting super race.” “Not the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
...—rising inflation, corruption, injustice, withered freedom of speech, human rights violations, and economic disparity between the poor and the politically patronized class. Moreover, Bin Ali’s populist move to introduce compulsory education up to the age of sixteen and to make higher education easily...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
... interest in investing in the banking and service sectors. This development is driven by the fact that the return on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa is higher compared with other countries in the developing world, in addition to the growing purchasing power of the middle class which would increase...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
... Division: The Second Nakba . Jerusalem : Dar AlJundi . Al-Sharabati, A . 2015 . “ Social Capital and Employability in Palestine: Challenges Facing Higher Education Case Study of Palestine. Hebron, Palestine .” An-Najah University Journal of Research (Humanities) 29 , no. 9 . Alwnah, M ., A...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... three major Sunni radio stations in Lebanon which broadcast these sermons. Thus, it can be argued that these sermons are effectively the sermons of higher influence among those in Lebanon because they reach the widest audience. The sermons were sourced exhaustively from what are available in the period...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122139–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122006
Published: 02 June 2019
... Kong select a Middle Eastern country in which to pursue their higher education, the bulk of which may concentrate on a discipline in social studies and humanities. Of course, part of this straightforward trend is undeniably stemming from various economic and job opportunities that the modern Middle...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
.... Irrespective of the fact that it limits the ability of the working class to obtain a higher share of social output, or even maintain its share, it lacks an analytical or political framework that interprets the interrelations between individuals and groups. However, this is dangerous: when this identity and its...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
... widening salary gap between higher and lower ranks, though it seldom leaks to the press. A retired officer, for example, revealed to Reuters that army revenues were held by about 15% of the army’s officer corps, upper ranks, through a system of patronage ( Awad 2012 ). Furthermore, there is a widening gap...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
...[’s] Commission. ( Free Iraq Foundation 2013 , 14) H uda A l-Tamimi , Ph.D., M.Phil., Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA), is Postgraduate & Honours Convenor and Arabic Program Convenor at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies Research, School of Social Sciences, College of Arts and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11483–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114005
Published: 04 December 2018
... stated that the hawza , translated by scholars such as Sindawi ( 2007 , 4) as “the enclosure of learning,” is the customary, independent, and persisting institution of Shia religious higher education through which one enters the field of research, slowly and with time to establish their Ijtihad and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11419–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114002
Published: 04 December 2018
... Bank and Jerusalem were also characterized by higher levels of polarization. Scholars have noted that the intrusion of the PA on civil society, for example, led to divisions amongst those involved and low levels of trust between them ( Jamal 2007 , 1–14). During the Second Intifada, this division...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11463–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114004
Published: 04 December 2018
... economic criteria, including a fair distribution of wealth such that the probabilities of social protests are reduced. We also emphasize the necessity of raising efficiency in the government sector and avoiding completely giving in to the private sector because of allegations of higher efficiency and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11347–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113003
Published: 03 September 2018
... differences in respect for authority are recorded between the horizontal and vertical respondents. The latter seem to be the most favorable to the authoritarian syndrome. They realize higher averages than collectivists and horizontal individualists ( F = 14.4, p < 0.001). The egalitarian orientation of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113161–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113009
Published: 03 September 2018
... an alternative, referring to Berger’s political imperative. He criticizes Berger’s concept of imperialism as normative rather than descriptive, since this peaceful symbiosis of interactions is unattainable. He then discerns pluralism from plurality to suggest that modernity leads to a higher...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
... that Tunisia, with astounding rates of unemployment, was the first country to witness the outbreak of the Arab Spring. All the GCC countries, with the Sultanate of Oman having slightly higher rates of unemployment, have achieved high rates of employment. But most of this employment is in public-sector...