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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
... male and female students who were chosen by multistage sampling. The study instrument consisted of two parts: first, the demographic variables; and second, the 24 items that measured the process of enhancing ideological security with its three dimensions. The responses to the items were measured...
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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
... social and political gravity. In fact, from the uprisings born in the cradle of marginal tribalism, politics in Morocco has entered the era of metropolises protests stimulated by Marxist ideology, propagated in student circles and groups of workers and civil servants affiliated with the radical...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
..., amounting to 41 percent of the total family expenditure for primary school children and 61 percent for students in preparatory and secondary education ( Handoussa 2010 , 69). Finally, the official political discourse on social welfare in Egypt needs to change. The government needs to adopt a clear right...
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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
..., in particular with the southern countries. Furthermore, the EU has called for the promotion of legal migration and transport, particularly for certain categories of persons, such as students and skilled workers, as well as, on the other hand, the control of illegal immigration and people trafficking...
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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
... sense of the word. Security studies have long practiced the application of the ideologies of realism and neorealism due to the pivotal role of the nation-state. These “isms” have time and again proven to be the most resonant viewpoints for students and teachers of international security and...
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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
..., especially in their former colonies in North Africa. In addition, it imposed the necessity of teaching these positive values and morals to students in schools ( Boilley 2005 ). In response to this, President Bouteflika refused to sign the Treaty of Friendship with France because of this law, stating that...
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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
... discussion); student academic freedom (equal opportunities, choice of specialization, academic gathering, student union); and financial, administrative, and cultural independence of the university. Such freedoms are expected to guarantee the achievement of these tasks assigned to a university, namely...
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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; 12417–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.17
Published: 01 December 2019
... carried out—in a partnership between the national security, the Ministry of National Education, and civil society organizations—awareness campaigns, mainly based on important community issues that aim to strengthen awareness among students in public schools. The third aspect of this institutional...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... Arabs, in fact, the people of Fota love Arabic and train scholars; all our heritage is written in Arabic.” The cultural crisis in Mauritania was first ignited on January 30, 1965, when a decision was issued to make Arabic compulsory in secondary education. The African students at Nouakchott High...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... intimidated and used, according to Aleya-Sghaier ( 2014 , 33), for his own purposes, prosecuting political opponents, trade unionists, students, journalists, and human rights defenders. Such a state of affairs engendered political despotism, favoritism, rising unemployment—especially among the youth...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122169–170 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122008
Published: 02 June 2019
...-nosed activist in the leftist General Union of Tunisian Students (UGET), and later an influential member in the Tunisian Communist Party (PCT). Owing to the changing political climate after the 1987 November coup against President Habib Bourguiba, he suffers both moral and ideological decline. Al...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121125–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121008
Published: 01 March 2019
... as a reference for students, analysts, and policymakers who specialize in the field of developmental studies, and provides them with a useful set of guidelines to conduct research or formulate appropriate economic policies for the Arab region. The first two chapters that make up the first section...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
... students or young people are arrested [on Islamists or other charges], they have a file in State Security and are selected and silently exempted from service” ( Nader 2015 ). This is corroborated by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, according to which “those suspected of being members of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114159–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114008
Published: 04 December 2018
... capacity not directly tied to the state” (32). The author cites as an example the murder of three Muslim American students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, as a clear example of private Islamophobia committed by a single individual. An example of institutional Islamophobia is the right-wing think tank based...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114135–158 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114007
Published: 04 December 2018
.... As a result of his attitude, he was labeled as one of the intellectuals who “glorified the military profession.” During the Vietnam War, Huntington was described as a “hawk” ( Zakaria 2011 ) and because of this stand “he earned the nickname ‘Mad Dog’ among his students and was branded a war criminal...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11369–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113004
Published: 03 September 2018
... President Ben Ali. This movement was made up mainly of unemployed university students and graduates standing up against President Ben Ali’s family who were playing an influential part in running the national economy in diverse sectors such as banking, industry, real estate, and tourism. It is in this...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113135–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113007
Published: 03 September 2018
..., which was proven in the 2012 London Olympics Games. Many British educational institutions have established a presence in the UAE, including the London Business School, Middlesex University, Heriott-Watt University, and Cass Business School; while there are a large number of Emirati students in the UK...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
..., but not exclusively—Muslim students. This might be the result of the strategy and scope of Islamic education in these institutions that have been mostly confined to Muslims and not reaching beyond ethnic–religious groups. Finally, at present, experts in the field have not reached a common...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2297–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000017
Published: 01 March 2018
... works of Corm, which have become a “must” for any serious and objective student of the Arabs and Islam. We hope this review may induce some courageous publishers to translate this book as well his other books. If not, it is the international reader’s loss. The latest book by Georges Corm is another...