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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... environment impact activism? What is the role of social media in such circumstances? © 2019 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press’s Reprints and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 5154–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.645669
Published: 01 January 2012
...Genevieve Barrons For the last decade, a debate has raged over the place of social media within popular uprisings. The 2011 Egyptian revolution shed new light on this debate. However, while the use of social media by Egyptians received much focus, and activists themselves pointed towards it as the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... internet, and social media have played a role in enabling the Tunisian Revolution to happen. M ohammad D awood S ofi is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the International Relations, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit Üniversitesi (AYBU), Ankara, Turkey. Email: sofidawood@gmail.com © 2019 by the Centre for Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44463–483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.632229
Published: 01 October 2011
... are the roles that Arab audiovisual media and satellite broadcasting have played in not only covering events, but also in possibly even fomenting them through selectivity, timing, high-technology decoupage of images culled from the internet and new forms of social media, as well as the introduction of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44431–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.630884
Published: 01 October 2011
... historically employed. Syria at large, and especially the youth, has come to experience the wider virtual public space afforded by the internet and its social media websites, and they are eager to transfer the freedoms of cyberspace to the real political sphere. Kilo also asserts that there is a grave danger...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94523–535 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1241531
Published: 01 October 2016
... of social media and the media to mobilize the masses. The West played upon the weak point of the peoples of the region, who had been deprived of freedom and were longing for democracy, while simul- taneously being enraged by corruption. Everyone thought that the West would push for reform of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13254–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.54
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; 13227–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.27
Published: 16 June 2020
... use of repertories of collective action has not failed to shake the political and social landscape to the point that the demobilization of an area is followed by uprisings in neighboring sites. The response of public authorities varies according to the intensity and objectives of the social uprisings...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132146–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.146
Published: 16 June 2020
... corruption. The third chapter deals with the experiences of popular movements against corruption networks in Arab countries, while the fourth focuses on the role of the media in the struggle against corruption in the Arab region. Imad Abdul Latif, Political Discourse Analysis: Rhetoric, Power, and...
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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
.... This is particularly true in eastern and southern Libya, but to a lesser degree in the western part of the country, as the GNA appointments reveal. According to observers and comments on popular social media outlets, all ex-regime elements who have suitable expertise and are not implicated in any...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13169–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.69
Published: 01 March 2020
..., whose influence on Algerian women was significant, spearheaded the group “Association pour la formation de la jeunesse” (AFJ) in 1957 and managed to rally around 60,000 young girls and women under the banner “Mouvement pour la solidarité féminine” in 1961 ( d’Humières 2002 , 149–66). This social...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13123–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.23
Published: 01 March 2020
... discussed countless times over the past few years on media outlets, mainly due to borders’ inability to contain the movement of peoples and their associated history and political insecurity. Many of those who have been crossing borders have been characterized as refugees, terrorists, human trafficking...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1243–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.3
Published: 01 December 2019
... becoming a hub for dissident Ikhwan leaders from Egypt, Syria, Iraq, and North Africa, and the wide use of social media, local newspapers, local and Arab journalists and intellectuals strengthening the role of the religious institutions in the public sphere, amplifying the Sunni identity vis-à-vis the Shia...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12437–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.37
Published: 01 December 2019
... affecting the social identity of youth in the at-risk community in North Sinai. It provides an appropriate case study with which to illustrate the notion of mediated recognition or misrecognition. The aim is to analyze the role of the media in shaping the identity of the Sinai youth, the attitudes of the...
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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
... the events of the February 20 Youth Movement, as well as the role of technological media in the emergence of this. The trend of women within this movement, the fact that most of the participants are students, and have the key to access social media and the skills to post on the internet and Facebook...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12483–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.83
Published: 01 December 2019
... presidency unchallenged. Accordingly, there were plenty of signs of popular discontent within Egypt, including frequent labor strikes, scattered protests, and frequent criticism of the Mubarak regime in emerging social media outlets, in addition to numerous features that preceded the 2010 elections and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124104–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.104
Published: 01 December 2019
... decision-making process regarding social space that has been monopolized by the ruling class, mass media, and capitalists. With the spirit of the January 25 Egyptian Revolution in 2011, Egyptians started to chant not only “The People want to Overthrow the Regime” but also “The People Want Their Own City...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12417–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.17
Published: 01 December 2019
.../Hirak Rif have received another response from the government. The authorities tended to securitize the peaceful social protests by using different tools, including: majority parties, state media, and mosque preachers; and accusing the demonstrators of serving a separatist agenda, receiving foreign funds...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124165–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.165
Published: 01 December 2019
... not surprising that the United States launched a media campaign against Iran’s peaceful nuclear program from 2002 to the present, imposing sanctions on the country, and massing its military forces in the Gulf, threatening to wage war on Iran, which in turn continues to support the Palestinian cause...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52279–291 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.672000
Published: 01 April 2012
... media programme debates, is that extrapolations from this evidence have wider reference, revealing commonalities and similarities between Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories and Arab youth involved in the Arab Spring on the subject of political reform. The discussions engaged in by my...