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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
... the context of a wider regional confrontation that pit a US-led coalition, which included Israel and “moderate” states such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Jordan, against a “resistance” coalition, comprised of Iran, Syria, Hezbollah, and Hamas. The lionization of Hariri after he was assassinated in...
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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
... , Abdel-Rahim Al-Manar . 2011 . “ Protest Movements in Morocco: Path and Fate .” In Protest Movements in the Arab World (Egypt–Morocco–Lebanon–Bahrain) , edited by Amr Shoubaki . Beirut : Center for Arab Unity Studies . Al-Walid , Yahya . 2017 . “ The Female Body and the Arab Mobility...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
.... https://bit.ly/2uGruAO . Abu Sahamallah, K . 2014 . “ Collaborating with Ramallan, and Collaborating with Hamas .” October 16. Retrieved June 20, 2018, from https://bit.ly/2LgSgWR . Abu-Zaher, N . 2013 . The Relationship between Social Capital and Democracy in Palestine and Egypt . Ramallah...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
... , which traces unemployment statistics for the selected Arab countries, illustrates this fact. Table 2 shows that Arab countries in the MENA countries, the GCC, Egypt, and Jordan are suffering from high rates of unemployment, and this may explain their reluctance to privatize. It is also noticeable...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103471–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350369
Published: 01 July 2017
... and values of Arab countries in the human development index (HDI) as well as in the inequality-adjusted human development index (IHDI). Tables 2–5 respectively follow up latest estimates on labour force, unemployment, poverty, education and illiteracy rates in Arab countries, while Table 6...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83351–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1052226
Published: 01 July 2015
... action that could jeopardize its source of livelihood and privilege. In Tunisia and Egypt, the mostly young new middle class played a noticeable role in launching and maintaining the popular uprisings against their dictatorships. In both those countries, workers and professional trade unions were crucial...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74635–644 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.955662
Published: 01 October 2014
... domestic product (GDP); gross national income (GNI); Gini index; social integration Introduction This statistical file is concerned with selected socio-economic manifestations of exclu- sion or marginalization in Arab countries, such as poverty, unemployment and other aspects of deprivation of needs that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 711–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.881006
Published: 01 January 2014
..., Jordan, North Lebanon and later Egypt) can fuel and mobilize enough Islamists to participate against the Syrian regime and its allies in resistance, including Iran. This shift immediately alienated some secularists in the opposition and increased the weight of the role of Islamists, represented by the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 64623–637 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.843741
Published: 01 October 2013
... and worldwide. Table 1 show the ranking and values of Arab countries in the human development index (HDI) as well as in the inequality-adjusted human development index (IHDI); while Tables 2 and 3 provide figures on the labour force and unemployment rates in Arab countries. Table 4 introduces...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53355–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.692200
Published: 01 July 2012
... participation rate for women in the labour markets and a very high rate of informal employment yielding very low revenues. This rate accounts for 70% of total employment in Morocco and 48% in Egypt (ILO 2011). The highest unemployment rate to active population If the overall average unemployment rate in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53448–456 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.695462
Published: 01 July 2012
.... Islamist groups operating in contexts such as Hosni Mubarak s Egypt may have had to contend with extremely adverse conditions, but the ambient political and social environments of these countries simply cannot be compared with post-2003 Iraq in terms of instability. Based on the foregoing analysis, it...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52198–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.668303
Published: 01 April 2012
...Sari Hanafi Since late 2010, the Arab World has witnessed regime changes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya; and revolts by Arab citizens are still underway in Syria, Bahrain and Yemen, along with reform initiatives at different levels. These processes cannot be accurately be described by Orientalist...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42190–207 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.569180
Published: 01 April 2011
...-fold over the period 1967–2010. Egypt, the GCC and the Maghreb are in the lead, and the leading countries are Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia. Yet Arab governments provide minimal support to R&D at 0.2% of GNP and few countries have recently increased support to R&D. The paper discusses their...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34503–514 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.520530
Published: 01 October 2010
... Egypt (1952) as well as Tunisia, which totally annulled the waqf endowment system in 1956, nullifying both its civil and its charitable aspect (Jum a Ma m[umacr ] d al-Zurayq 2002). h· ¯ ¯ Contemporary Arab Affairs 513 2. It is very important to recognize the sociological dimensions indicating the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 22207–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910902957602
Published: 01 April 2009
... are still over 4 million Iraqi refugees both inside and outside the country, forced into exile by the occupation and by the sectarian and ethnic conflicts it incited, with over 2 million in Syria, Jordan and Egypt and another 2 million dispersed within the country itself. All live difficult and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 2173–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802577112
Published: 01 January 2009
... Unity Studies 2009 poverty in Egypt Egyptian urban poor social and economic repercussions of IMF and World Bank structural readjustment policies in Egypt unemployment and healthcare in Egypt standards of living Repercussions of the economic reform policies on the urban poor in Egypt Ali El...