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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (4): 497–512.
Published: 01 October 2012
.... Consequently, a chronically weak state has emerged, divided along antagonistic sectarian loyalties with power shared according to sectarian consociationalism. In order to reveal the tenets of sectarian populism in Lebanon and their impacts on nation-building, the state and democratic transition, a nationwide...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 46–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
... how successful such technical state-building processes may be, some parts of the population will remain excluded and major segments of the population are likely to remain highly mistrustful of the (new) state and its institutions. Therefore, addressing this gap is central to a transformative approach...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (4): 644–649.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Gabi El-Khoury In line with the global trend, this statistical file assumes that the Arab countries are in a situation where they must find ways of feeding the growing population with a limited amount of land and water and other natural resources. It also assumes that the population in the Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (1): 177–183.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Gabi El-Khoury © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 Arab world population birth rate life expectancy fertility mortality sex ratio marriage and divorce STATISTICAL FILE Population and vital statistics in Arab countries: selected indicators Gabi El-Khoury Centre for Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (2): 340–345.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Gabi El-Khoury This statistical file is based on the Population and Development Report 6: Development Policy Implications of Age–Structural Transitions in Arab countries , issued by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (Beirut, ESCWA, 2014) in the light of the growing...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (1): 71–82.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Hussein Abu el Naml This paper examines the question of the respective percentage of Arab, Jewish, and ‘other’ populations in historic Palestine and Israel using Israeli statistics as correlated to historical events. Analysis of actual percentages demonstrates that birth rates of both Arabs and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 25–50.
Published: 28 August 2020
.... Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), Population Division. Fertility and Family Planning Section, World Contraceptive Use 2016 . http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/topics/family_planning/contraceptive_prevalence/en/ . OECD country : 1 = Organisation for...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 51–78.
Published: 28 August 2020
... Saudi Arabia maintained its stability and did not face a similar fate. For some time, protests appeared limited to the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia, particularly the city of Qatif, populated mainly by Saudi Shias. Demonstrations not only emerged in the Eastern province, however, but also in Najd...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 3–24.
Published: 28 August 2020
... and the Making of State Populism in Korea .” Pacific Affairs 77 ( 1 ): 69 – 93 . Haynes , Jeff . ed. 1999 . Religion, Globalization, Political Culture in the Third World . London : Macmillan . Hegel , Friedrich . 1914 . Lectures on the Philosophy of History...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 98–122.
Published: 28 August 2020
... polarization. Both sides from this day continue to build narratives and counternarratives to suit their interpretation of the events. The country remains sharply polarized, and increasingly the population is forced to take a stand for or against, with minimal space for anyone to stand in the middle ground...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 3–7.
Published: 16 June 2020
... Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) estimates economic losses in the Arab region will exceed US$42 billion, with more than 1.7 million people losing their jobs and the number of poor people reaching 101.4 million Arab citizens, one-quarter of the region’s population, by the end of 2020 ( UN-ESCWA 2020 ). Undoubtedly...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 100–120.
Published: 16 June 2020
... in Palestine and their Relations with the Local Arab Population and the Jewish Community 1868–1918.” In Studies on Palestine during the Ottoman Period , edited by Moshe Ma’oz , 442 – 65 . Jerusalem : Magnes . Chaichian , Mohammed . 2014 . Empires and Walls: Globalization...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 8–26.
Published: 16 June 2020
..., these policies were grossly distorted, disproportionately benefiting the non-poor. For example, the richest 20 percent of the population received 30.5 percent of total food subsidies, and the richest 60 percent of the population received 45 percent of the total food subsidies (48). Furthermore, subsidy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 146–156.
Published: 16 June 2020
... manifest in certain brute facts, namely that the area of BRICS’ countries is about 40 million km 2 , approximately 29 percent of the global land area. Its population is close to 3 billion people, about 42 percent of the world population, with their joint gross domestic product (GDP) exceeding 22 percent of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 54–80.
Published: 16 June 2020
... sensitivities. The study’s population consisted of all students at Jordanian public universities. The study sample consisted of 1093 male and female students who were chosen by multistage sampling, after 57 questionnaires were returned because they were not valid for analysis, where the confidence interval...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (3): 471–480.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Gabi El-Khoury This statistical file is concerned with the latest available socio-economic data recognized by the United Nations and the World Bank as basic indicators to assess the process of development in the Arab countries and worldwide. Table 1 provides data on population and shows the ranking...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (3): 372–391.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Ismail Bouganour Mauritania is among the poorest of the world’s nations due, in good measure, to its itinerant Bedouin population that has moved gradually towards urbanization in accordance with the new world order. The country has undergone extensive transformation in the face of international...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2020
... civilian administration. During colonial rule, France needed those who could communicate with the local population, to organize their daily transactions, supervise tax control, enforce judicial rulings, and document their civil status. The need to be in control of Algerian inner affairs increased...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2020
... population in 1882. Zionist Jews took ownership of about 400,000 dunums 1 of land and constructed sixty-eight plantation colonies. Their centralization was no longer limited to the cities of Jerusalem, Safed, Hebron, and Galilee, but rather spread across the coastal cities such as Jaffa and Haifa...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 2020
... groups that make up Lebanon’s population. Owing to its diversity, the state had been unable or unwilling to shape the economy or impose a unified national identity. With Hariri’s megaprojects and currency stabilization in the 1990s, this changed and heavy state intervention started. Before 1975...