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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42174–189 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.569179
Published: 01 April 2011
... Unity Studies DOI: 10.1080/17550912.2011.569179 httpwww.informaworld.com The problematic of authenticity and contemporaneity in modern and contemporary Arab thought Mohammed Abed al-J[amacr ] bri, Translated, abridged and annotated with an Introduction by Farid Abdel-Nour Department of Political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93365–382 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1201939
Published: 01 July 2016
...? CONTACT Ahmed Abdel-Hafez Fawaz ahmed.fawaz@feps.edu.eg © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Islam in Russia Russian Muslims North Caucasus Tatarstan Salafism Sufism sectarianism ethnicity The Muslims in Russia: between historical legacy and contemporary problematics Ahmed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63341–357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.823012
Published: 01 July 2013
... complete the story's events. History depicts and legend narrates. * Email: mazouzphil@gmail.com © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 Arabs conquests Islam legends ideas democracy Problematics of political authority within Islam Muhammad Mazouz* Mohammad V University...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-27–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000002
Published: 01 March 2018
...Madawi Al-Rasheed This keynote speech addresses the context of producing knowledge about the Middle East and the problematic nature of this production especially at times of crisis. In order to evaluate this knowledge, we must consider the current context in which Middle East countries are engulfed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94596–606 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238110
Published: 01 October 2016
... power struggle. This paper also looks at the war in Yemen which Muhammad bin Salman started and that might deepen the already problematic state of the Saudi economy. Finally, it explores a number of scenarios from muddling through to total implosion. CONTACT Paul Aarts p.w.h.aarts@uva.nl...
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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
... the emergence of new forms of violence and threats to sustainable peace such as electoral violence or the splintering of armed groups” ( Ramsbotham and Yousuf n.d. , 10). Therefore, state-building will always be problematic, unsustainable, and fails to realize the desired peace unless it includes...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84469–487 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1080965
Published: 01 October 2015
... to deal with the mass influx from Syria into Turkey, since it did not have the proper legal infrastructure to deal with mass refugee influxes. This has rendered the management of the refugees' stay in Turkey problematic and confused. This study provides a novel contribution to the study of the Syrian...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82212–225 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1017958
Published: 01 April 2015
...Mohamed Si Bachir The problematic of this study addresses the question regarding the signing of the European Union–Algeria Association Agreement in 2005, which is: to what extent were the contexts of the negotiation respected and connected to the fundamentals of the scientific evaluation which...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... antagonistic language about the Syrian conflict. Some use the problematic categorization of Ibn Taymeya, 6 such as Dar Islam (the land of Islamic) and Dar Harb (the land of the infidels) as a principle for dealing with international relations. This frames their whole approach with respect to other...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122151–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122007
Published: 02 June 2019
.... While Turkey and Qatar pursue a balanced policy towards Iran, Saudi Arabia considers the stances of both Turkey and Qatar towards Iran as problematic. Turkey considers Qatar as a regional partner with whom it shares similar ideological and political motivations; however, Saudi Arabia considers Qatar as...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74526–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.948313
Published: 01 October 2014
...Yusuf M. Sidani; Tony Feghali While there is a common belief that female labour indicators in Arab countries demonstrate a problematic situation, little is understood about the varieties within countries in that region. This paper attempts to draw a segmentation of the Arab world to show how...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12119–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121002
Published: 01 March 2019
... civilize the problematic object of interventions ( MacGinty 2008 , 2014 ; Richmond 2010 ). In this context, the implementation of SSR requires complicit locals who can act as agents between the colonizing power and the colonized entity. Therefore, the human body becomes central to this process of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72283–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.917818
Published: 01 April 2014
...Abdul Ghani Imad The problematic addressed in this article is the challenge initiated by the Arab revolutions to reform the Arab political system in such a way as to facilitate the incorporation of ‘democracy’ at the core of its structure. Given the profound repercussions, this issue has become the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72225–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.918320
Published: 01 April 2014
... countries, notably Egypt, Syria, Morocco, Tunisia and Lebanon, could not have been achieved without breaking taboos and tackling problematic issues within society. * Email: amelel.gamel@gmail.com © 2014 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2014 cinema evolution problematic prohibition...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114163–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114009
Published: 04 December 2018
.... Hence, the author found that the Arab world is more interested in the discussion about the “clash of Assabiyya (s)” rather than in the “clash of civilizations,” which Samuel Huntington formulated on the basis of a Western problematic. For the author, it is the Assabiyya that was operating under the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11483–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114005
Published: 04 December 2018
..., they may and even should be included in the training of future scholars. Acknowledging that the social sciences have a problematic genealogy, the fact that they are based on reason/rationality (an element they perceived as foundational to the Shia Islamic belief system) rendered this a surmountable...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 7136–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.880281
Published: 01 January 2014
... ascent of revolutionary Islam in Iran, after the revolution of 1979, on the problematic of state–religion relations; (3) from ‘well-being’ to ‘justice and development’: limitations and prospects of a historical compromise between religion, secularism and the state; (4) points of controversy and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11325–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113002
Published: 03 September 2018
... certain groups, rights, and domains. For instance, the position of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood toward both non-Muslims and those within other sects of Islam such as Shiite is vague, to say the least. The Brotherhood’s stance toward collective and individuals’ rights is also problematic. According to the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113113–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113006
Published: 03 September 2018
... achieve Qatari independence ( Cafiero 2016 ). In an attempt to provide an answer to the issue of why these states have had a far more turbulent and problematic relationship particularly after the Arab Spring, despite the wide range of common features they share, which include ethnicity, religion, sect...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113135–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113007
Published: 03 September 2018
..., security, and defense. The negotiation between the EU and the UK over the Brexit terms will be lengthy and problematic in various areas. Therefore, countries such as the UAE need to fine tune their external economic and defense policies accordingly. Both countries and other players such as the EU will...