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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 6174–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.757884
Published: 01 January 2013
...Marnia Lazreg This article examines the effects of the uncritical use of the poststructuralist Foucauldian theoretical approach on studies of Middle Eastern women and gender. Focusing on the twin concepts of ‘empowerment’ and ‘resistance’ as they have been applied to account for the re-veiling...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12383–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123005
Published: 03 September 2019
... enjoy the delegation of authority, are held accountable for their performance, which empowers the voter, making them the primary decision-maker either through exercising their rights in re-voting or by voting for another majority. On the other hand, the royal institution remains unaccounted for, even...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-243–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000004
Published: 01 March 2018
... Missned 2007 ), a group of college professors and students in Qatar collaborated on a project “to preserve and re-present traditional Qatari culture by adapting cross-generational oral stories into visual form and publishing them in an anthology” ( Ulmer and Paine 2011 , 71). The purpose of this project...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94536–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1245386
Published: 01 October 2016
... religious meaning that I pray or fast more, but more religious intellectually. I perceive my religion from a different perspective. These excerpts suggest that the interviewees have re-questioned their cultural goals and institutional means, and still conformed to those of their primary community. But...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84592–601 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1090800
Published: 01 October 2015
... 8 (2): 239 251. Saouli, Adham. 2015. Back to the Future: The Arab Uprisings and State (Re)Formation in the Arab World. Democratization 22 (2): 315 334. Schueftan, Dan. 2015. Israel s National Security: Challenges and Assets. Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs 9 (1): 7 28. Schweitzer, Yoram, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 811–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.993158
Published: 01 January 2015
... strange stupidity that broke into our life, that we have achieved nothing throughout history. This happened before you were born, and it continues to this day. When I re-read our remarkable history, now with more mature eyes, and gradually uncover the reality about the role we played in the history of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72225–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.918320
Published: 01 April 2014
... described by Fatima, the sym- bolic representative of Egypt who is raped in the film. Cinema observed and re-read history in order to warn against repeating its mistakes. Lebanese cinema has long been preoccupied by the country s wars and sectarian con- flicts as evidenced by both fictional and documentary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63422–437 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.813111
Published: 01 July 2013
... putting an end to its neutralization, which indicates the re-engagement of the Palestinian people in the process of rebuilding the national Palestinian entity (PLO) and the national Palestinian project. This begins with serious preparations for general elections for the Palestinian National Council...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63376–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.822721
Published: 01 July 2013
... side of that impact. The competition spread to the religious sector like it did to all other government sectors, and what made the situation worse was the re-emergence of patronage tra- ditions that have somewhat abated recently. In earlier years, the government used to grant senior clerics...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 6171–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.757063
Published: 01 January 2013
... equating the veil with oppression, the phenomenon of (re-)veiling has been depicted as a sign of resistance to oppression, allowing, according to Lazreg, virtually no other explanation or meaning. In order to explain further the substance of her critique and interrogate the represen- tations of women in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62288–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.777511
Published: 01 April 2013
.... Institutional and Ideological Re-construction of the Justice and Development Party (PJD): The Question of Democratic Islamism in Morocco. Middle East Journal 66 (4): 660 682. Sirriyeh, Hussain. 2012. The US, Hezbollah and the Idea of Sub-State Terrorism. Israel Affairs 18 (4): 652 662. Slater, Jerome. 2012...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 6191–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.756631
Published: 01 January 2013
... political Islam in the Arab world since the 1970s, its popular support and successful re-Islamization of the discourses of many Arab societies have been viewed with hostility and suspicion by the secular and nationalist intelligentsia and feminists alike. They have rightly seen the rise of the Islamist...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 61102–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.757851
Published: 01 January 2013
... potential . In addition, the changes in consciousness and awareness make symbols and meaning susceptible to time and place, a fact that compels the researcher to review all systems at the basis of religious laws, Islamic jurisprudence, analogy and consensus. . Underlining the importance of re-examining...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53398–426 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.699774
Published: 01 July 2012
... ) [where] the econ- omic goal of this cultural work is cooperation. If we re able to organize the entire population into cooperatives, then our feet will be set firmly in the socialist field, however this dictates a degree of education/culture without which it is impossible to disse- minate this...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53382–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.696785
Published: 01 July 2012
... pan-Arab identity has re-emerged again. This is not, of course, to say that Arabs now will be politically united or that each Arab state will favour trading with fellow Arab states rather than, say, the Chinese, but to suggest that the Arab Spring creates a new context that brings into focus the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 5127–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.645665
Published: 01 January 2012
... monarchy since the death of his grandfather, Muhammad V, who announced the independence of Morocco 56 years ago. It would not be an exaggeration to say that this address paved the way to re-estab- lishing the monarchy in Morocco along contemporary lines as it is highly significant for the King to have...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44463–483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.632229
Published: 01 October 2011
... this transitional period to the minimal components of social liberalism? Posing the question in this context necessitates confronting two problems at least: the first pertains to the nature of the conflicts that have erupted and which require res- olution; the second pertains to the method or...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44501–523 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.628966
Published: 01 October 2011
... , but which are, entirely, commentaries on that which is not said where the taboos practised clandestinely are greater by far than those in open societies. Similarly, they deal with issues such as women driving cars, lifting their veils in market places, or travelling on aeroplanes without a male...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43301–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.586506
Published: 01 July 2011
... city from a vibrant sphere to a vacuum and into a dead zone, divested of any meaning. Therefore we find the narrator re-reading this vignette a number of times in order to remind us that it is not something trivial; but rather, it had an effect on the psychology of individuals and their daily lives and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33297–333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.494405
Published: 01 July 2010
... people, for instance, and which calls for a re-evaluation of a number of instrumental presuppositions of democracy. The third observation is inherently connected to the previous two and is repre- sented in the question: Are we appointed to implement the Western model of democracy in the form that it is...