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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... comparative linguistics. Email: Magdalena.Karolak@zu.ac.ae Bahrain Arab uprising social media social movements REFERENCES Al-Shaikh, E ., and V. Campbell . 2013 . “News Media and Political Socialization of Young People: The Case of Bahrain.” In News Media in the Arab World: A Study of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 21168–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802622041
Published: 01 January 2009
...Paul Kingston © 2009 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2009 Making Islam democratic: social movements and the post-Islamist turn , by Asef Bayat , Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2007 , 291 pp. (paperback), ISBN 978-0-8047-5595-5 BOOK REVIEW Making Islam democratic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2127–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000008
Published: 01 March 2018
... way through a set of well-studied strategies that made young people deeply involved. In general, the Salafi movement is not separated from the social context in which it was born. It is also a reflection of the social actors who, by engaging in the Salafi movement, desire to achieve their objectives...
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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
...Ahmed El Morabety This article explores the relationship between security and democracy in Morocco. It discusses the state’s behavior towards the popular uprisings, how it responds to the social movements demands, and how it manages the security unrests. Throughout, the discussion throws a light on...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 32163–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550911003740715
Published: 01 April 2010
.... The focus of the study will be on the ‘resurgence’ of movements of political Islam, of which Western social science has, so far, failed to understand its causes. The proposition is to analyse the movements of political Islam as New Social Movements in the process of transition into mainstream...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 54535–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.727699
Published: 01 October 2012
... regime, the better to explain the nature of economic, social and political factors that led to many conspicuous social and economic imbalances and thence alienation and the appearance of social movements opposed to the state. Taking the Copts as a case study the work demonstrates that demands attributed...
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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
...Al Habib Estati Zeineldin; Saeed Chekak This article draws on the experience gained and the lessons learned during and after the Arab Spring protest movements that called for economic, social, and political change. It raises the issue of the role Moroccan women played in these movements. In...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... a wholly positivist authority, nor based on specific political, social, and economic programs, as was customary for traditional movements and parties, but on a different logic. The post-Islamism thesis as Bayat ( 2015 ) sees it could thus be summed up as a turning point, but it is also a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104561–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1401739
Published: 01 October 2017
... social scientific research centres. This study falls within the range of studies on ideological movements and political parties, and the political variables that affect the political system and these movements which lead them to adapt their ideology, by changing their position – from one of rejection to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83339–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1055896
Published: 01 July 2015
...Mai Al Bzour The Palestinian leftist movement represented a revolutionary social phenomenon that laid the cornerstone of Palestinian resistance following the wide popular support it received from the late 1960s to the 1980s. Since that time, the popular support it had once enjoyed has diminished in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103338–353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1358956
Published: 01 July 2017
... authority in occupied Jerusalem has employed a systematic scheme to isolate the city from the rest of the West Bank territories. Their aim is to destroy its trade movement in order to tighten the loop of hegemony around the vital economic and social sectors, and to deprive the Palestinian Authority from...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73398–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.936122
Published: 01 July 2014
... ways, the development of political Islam in that country. What began initially as a religious movement, striving to assert a national character, has subsequently over time separated itself from the political regime and the official religious establishment in a process that witnesses profound social...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82181–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1016765
Published: 01 April 2015
... narrowing between some social classes, but it is widening among the poorer classes. This paper will focus on indicators of imbalance in the distribution policies in some Arab countries, selecting those where popular movements have taken place. Some claim that one of the main causes of these movements is the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131128–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.128
Published: 01 March 2020
... “historical bloc” representing the various political and social movements at the level of GCC countries, able to work for true citizenship through democracy, while taking into account each country’s specificity. The book raises the assumption that no real reform can take root unless it spreads across the Gulf...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131105–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.105
Published: 01 March 2020
... development of the scope of cooperation between the European Union and the southwestern Mediterranean countries through several political, economic, social, and cultural fields. Yet, the sphere of security is set at the top of its priorities. It is based on the principles of human rights, democracy, and the...
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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
... functionalities, which have now become crucial in understanding contemporary social and political change. As such, nation-states have been partaking in processes of re-bordering, to control more efficiently the movement of migrant workers, refugees, and terrorists. The last phenomenon of borderland communities is...
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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; 1313–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
..., illiberal policies were adopted in reconstruction, public finance, and monetary policy, coupled with unprecedented corruption at the highest levels. On 17 October 2019, the country exploded in a social revolution which could precipitate the death of the second republic or the demise of the country as...
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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
... opposition groups all shared their membership base with other existing opposition and social movements, such as the Muslim Brotherhood (MB). After Mubarak was ousted, many of the members of these opposition movements were drawn to pre-existing political parties or opposition groups that represented different...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124156–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.156
Published: 01 December 2019
...Said Jalil The Religious Question and the Paths of Political and Social Transformation in the Maghreb Countries by a group of authors ( Beirut : Nama Center for Research and Studies , 2017 ). 424 pp. ISBN 9786144317129 . © 2019 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2019 This...