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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102321–324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1311104
Published: 01 April 2017
... countries in the region due to the pressure debt servicing might impose on these countries, which basically suffer an uncomfortable primary balance, in addition to the impact of crises in the region. Table 1 provides indicators on domestic public debts with ratios of debts to GDP, while Table 2 gives...
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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
... projects actually placed Lebanon on a destructive path. Numerous authors have engaged rather critically with Hariri’s legacy, questioning his responsibility in the piling up of Lebanon’s current public debt and its widening socioeconomic disparities ( Corm 2001 ). 1 Others have offered more...
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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
... contracting professors, etc.), and the protests signaled the rise of new generations, with different references, thus motivating women to attend public space ( Al-Walid 2017 ). This presence was expected and required due to the weakness of the traditional political and trade union organizations, as well...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122171–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122009
Published: 02 June 2019
..., freezing employment in the public sector, and ceasing financial subsidies and squandering, such as financial transfers to the electricity sector so as to reduce public debt. Many experts believe that McKinsey did not come with new findings. A number of experts also stress that political consensus...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Heikal, Muhammad H . 1976 . Li Misr La Li Abdel Nasser [For Egypt Not for Abdel Nasser] . Cairo : Dar al-Shorouk . ——— . 1988 . Sanawato Al-Ghalayan [The Boiling Years] . Cairo : Al-Ahram Center for Translation and Publication . Kadri, Ali . 2015a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121107–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121007
Published: 01 March 2019
...://www.idea.int/publications/the2011moroccanconstitution/ . MAP Express . 2018 . “ Les efforts soutenus de la DGSN pour consacrer les fondements de la police citoyenne mis en relief lors d”une conférence à Marrakech. ” MAP Express. 2018 September 27 . http://www.mapexpress.ma/actualite/societe-et...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
..., over 40 percent in the black market or informal economy, and some 8.7 percent unemployed. For a detailed account, see Human Capital Research Portal (2016) . 3. Decree no. 48/2014 amends the public tenders’ law to allow the government to conclude agreements with contractors through direct...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11463–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114004
Published: 04 December 2018
... that support basic and necessary public services, even if that leads to the spread of poverty, undermining social solidarity and a rising rate of unemployment ( Harvey 2008 , 104). This liberalism is all for privatizing public projects. In this regard, recall a statement that gained great popularity...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
... licensing a private business or not-for-profit to provide a public service and keep the user charges generated by the service. The joint venture involves the collaboration of a government and a business entity to produce and deliver a service to the public. In joint ventures, the government jointly...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11369–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113004
Published: 03 September 2018
... of relatives and in-laws wove “spider webs” around all sectors and institutions as wide-ranging as mobile phone services, banks, education, aviation, hotels, private radio stations, vehicle assemblies, and real estate investment. The multi-sectoral scourge of bribery in public employment (especially...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104482–509 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1343838
Published: 01 October 2017
... language in addition to Arabic; the immediate and comprehensive inte- gration of the unemployed into the civil service; the ability of all citizens to access social services and the improvement of its cost-effectiveness; the nationalization of CONTEMPORARY ARAB AFFAIRS 483 public services; increased wages...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103372–391 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1341600
Published: 01 July 2017
... prisoners to improve its human rights record,3 recompensing those who had been harmed and improving the situation of those who had been expelled from public service. In order to turn over a new leaf given the murky past a law specifying a com- prehensive pardon was passed and ratified by parliament in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102241–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279387
Published: 01 April 2017
... counterterrorism capacity-building, public diplomacy and information operations, community engagement, vocational training.6 Indeed, Morocco has become an active player in this military-to-military cooperation, contributing effectively to enhance regional security and stability through waging war on violent...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 101148–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1273675
Published: 01 January 2017
... studies recently published in the period just previous to the publication of this journal issue. National Thought and Politics Books Abdelal, Wael. 2016. Hamas and the Media: Politics and Strategy. Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government. London: Routledge. 240 pp. Alger, Oliver...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
... national and political behaviour, both internally and externally, for the subsequent decades, contributing much to the January 2011 upheaval. When it was time for Sadat to go, the peace treaty proved no guarantee for benevolence. Close to his assassination in October 1981, and in a widely publicized press...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93428–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1191786
Published: 01 July 2016
... create mutual relations with Arab armies, which are part of the American high soft power . These relations may, however, damage US soft power because it can be perceived as American support to Arab dictatorships.2 These American polices make Arabs very suspicious about US public diplomacy efforts. When...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... many of Iraq's economic difficulties, including those of the provision of public services and realizing investment, are best comprehended as the result of prolonged institutional decline and decay in human capabilities, especially since 1990. What is more, the article contests some basic maxims...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92187–211 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1148919
Published: 01 April 2016
... Heba Gamal El Din bebo_scientific_professional@yahoo.com CONTEMPORARY ARAB AFFAIRS, 2016 VOL. 9, NO. 2, 187 211 httpdx.doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1148919 Israel but also in other countries looking at the future. The process of public policy-making is no longer monopolized by the state and its...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92252–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157985
Published: 01 April 2016
... services budget for a state such as the UAE (IMF 2014). This situation applies even to the educational services sector that is characterized by branch campuses of foreign universities, either as what are essentially commercial endea- vours such as those in Dubai or those for publicity purposes such as the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9182–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124519
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and even in public policies. These include political and social accountability, administrative systems and gov- ernmental bureaucracy, and the delivery of public services in the recipient countries (De Haan 2009). Combating and reforming such regimes is considered to be a hard task. In an attempt to...