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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (4): 501–523.
Published: 01 October 2011
... deals with numerous issues that pertain to the Gulf region in general such as age demographics, unemployment, economic issues, and the question of what he terms the dichotomy of ‘projects of rule’ as opposed to modern ‘projects of state’, where the former have tended to characterize the Arab world at...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (3): 427–447.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Fatḥī al-ʿAfīfī The Arab world in the 2010–2011 period was subject to a massive and unprecedented process of ‘creative destruction’. Despite its highly pernicious effects at numerous levels, including the distortion of political life and the stark polarization and increasing disparities between...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (3): 398–426.
Published: 01 July 2012
... concept of what was specifically termed a ‘cultural revolution’ (originally by Lenin about 1923) was first introduced in the Arab world by Jamal ‘Abd al-Nasser on 19 December 1961, nearly four years before Mao Tse Tung's launch of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in 1966. For his part, Mu‘ammar...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (1): 22–35.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Abdelilah Belkeziz This article provides an overview of the issues addressed in a series of papers on the general theme of ‘religion and the state in the Arab world’ published in Contemporary Arab Affairs over the past 12 months. The papers were initially presented at a conference convened by the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (1): 62–75.
Published: 01 January 2011
... projects by Israel and the United States, are indicative of the liveliness of the intellectual debates taking place in the Arab world despite the complacency of most Arab regimes towards the United States and Israel. The diagnosis While there has been a consensus on the assessment of the state of the Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 25–50.
Published: 28 August 2020
... differences in achievements typically favor men. Gender inequality is especially visible in the Arab world. We compare gender inequality in Arab countries with that in non-Arab countries, especially developed countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). We argue that cross...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 123–131.
Published: 28 August 2020
... globalization, deepening the crisis of legitimacy in the Arab world. This crisis was exacerbated by failed development projects and the immersion of most systems in dependency and successive failures. A legitimacy that was granted based on liberalism, nationalism, and independence was accompanied by the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 138–144.
Published: 28 August 2020
... denominators from those experiences to examine the precarious status of pluralistic countries in Arab world. Hence, he raises the issue of how to fortify national identity and preserve diversity within unity, based on human rights principles and modernity without breaking from heritage. The author believes...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 3–24.
Published: 28 August 2020
... Third World Politics—Theories of Political Change and Development . Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan . Smith , Peter . 2005 . Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Suliman , Khalid . 2005 . “ Is the Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 79–97.
Published: 28 August 2020
... common sense to understand and relate to the world around them and to act towards it in meaningful ways. This is what is referred to, in this model, by “Project,” which is an unending process that can constantly change over time. In every group, whether it is a politically dominant group or a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 51–78.
Published: 28 August 2020
.../2018/04/951181805-Fragile-States-Index-Annual-Report-2018.pdf Freedom House . 2019 . “ Saudi Arabia .” Accessed October 20, 2019 . https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-world/2019/saudi-arabia Fuller , Graham E. , and Rend Al-Rahim Francke . 1999 . The Arab Shi’a: The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 98–122.
Published: 28 August 2020
... of the Media during the Egyptian Uprising .” In Mediated Identities and New Journalism in the Arab World , edited by A. Douai and M. Ben Moussa , 103 – 127 . London : Palgrave Macmillan . Hess , S. 1996 . International News and Foreign Correspondents . Washington, DC...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 121–137.
Published: 16 June 2020
... on Human Rights: Main Features.” Arab Law Quarterly 28 ( 1 ): 40 – 63 . An-Na’im , Abdullahi . 2001 . “Human Rights in the Arab World: A Regional Perspective.” Human Rights Quarterly 23 ( 3 ): 701 – 32 . Arab Experts Group . 2003 . A Project to Update The Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 146–156.
Published: 16 June 2020
...Gabi El-Khoury © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 Aida Al-Jawhari, Lessons of Shahrazad (Beirut: Center for Arab Unity Studies, 2019). 253 pp. ISBN 978-9953-82-884-8. Tales of “A Thousand and One Nights,” also known as “The Arabian Nights,” proceed from the frame story...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 81–99.
Published: 16 June 2020
... (750–1258), Memluks (1260–1516) and Ottoman Empire (1516–1918). Aleppo and Damascus have played a central role in this region since early history as they were trading outposts for the commerce of the Middle East in the ancient world. During the Ottoman rule of the Arab world, Aleppo and Damascus...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 8–26.
Published: 16 June 2020
... Neoliberalism in the Arab World .” Middle East Critique 22 ( 3 ): 213 – 34 . http://doi:10.1080/19436149.2013.814945 Cox , Erin . 2015 . “Neoliberalism and Revolution in Egypt .” E-International Relations 25 April . http://www.e-ir.info/2015/04/24/neoliberalism-and-revolution-in-egypt...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 100–120.
Published: 16 June 2020
... European problem to Arab or Asiatic lands would have been perceived with shock and disbelief by Arab and non-Arab intellectuals and regarded as a fulfillment of the literary critic Paul de Man’s anti-Semitic vision, when he wrote, in an article during World War II: “One can […] see that a solution to the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 54–80.
Published: 16 June 2020
... © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 civil society institutions ideological security Jordan university students References Abu Khotwa , Al-Sayed Abdulmola Al-Sayed , and Ahmed Nosihey Anis Al-Baz . 2014 . “Social Media and its Implications on Ideological...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (2): 27–53.
Published: 16 June 2020
... unemployment in local and global society. Statistical and comprehensive research would provide valuable insights into the frustrations and feelings of injustice caused by fluctuations in living conditions. This study is being carried out with the support of the Arab Social Science Council as part of a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 128–138.
Published: 01 March 2020
... protests and large demonstrations taking place in the area, this book highlights the importance of promoting gender studies with the aim of dealing with women’s resistance to prejudicial laws against feminist activism in the Arab world. Ibrahim Hajjaj, Theater and Politics: The Implications of...