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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2022) 15 (3-4): 78–93.
Published: 01 December 2022
... path, would they succeed or fail as their modern experience indicates? These are the questions this article tackles taking into consideration the reality of underdevelopment in the Arab World and the ambitions of youth in the Arab world who dream of following the developing world to achieve...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2021) 14 (4): 3–19.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., it is important to understand that those who fight tyranny are not necessarily democratic themselves. What is the state of play in the Arab world today? At what stage of history is this region positioned? To answer both questions a lateral approach is needed, but this should not overlook the size of cases...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 3–24.
Published: 02 June 2019
...Seif Da’na Over the past sixty years, contemporary Arab political history has witnessed two significant shifts, each of which has resulted in enormous social, economic, cultural, and ideological transformations. The experience of the Arab world is not unique; rather, it is part of the contemporary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (4): 552–564.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Ahmed Al Rawi In presenting their characters and political ideologies, Desmond Stewart (1924–81) and Ethel Mannin (1900–84) are both unique among British fiction writers because they offered different portrayals of the post-colonial Arab world than what was mostly found in Western mainstream...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (3): 428–444.
Published: 01 July 2016
... power in the Arab world. No other state holds as much widespread cultural attractiveness around the globe as much as the United States. Yet, America’s political and cultural popularity in the Middle East, including the Arab world, is still relatively low when compared with other regions of the world...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Ahmad Mousa Badawi The emergence of the middle class in the Arab world, was different from the emergence of this class in Europe. The difference was not limited to the beginning of this existence, but also extends to its transformations. In the wake of the Arab Spring revolutions...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (2): 198–210.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Abdelkader Abdelali This article looks at the literature on democratization in the Arab world, and links it to the ongoing political change since the ‘Arab Spring’. Whereas assessing the ongoing events in the Arab world as an ‘Arab Spring’ or revolution is still a matter of speculation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (1): 177–183.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Gabi El-Khoury © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 Arab world population birth rate life expectancy fertility mortality sex ratio marriage and divorce STATISTICAL FILE Population and vital statistics in Arab countries: selected indicators Gabi El-Khoury Centre for Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (3): 360–371.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., questioned and/or adapted in the Arab world. The author explores the question of viable development and accumulation in countries emerging from systems of pre-capitalist relations, and attempts to assess whether or not Western expectations and policies – such as those of the World Bank, the International...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (2): 148–162.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Sari Hanafi This article proposes a framework for understanding the reconfiguration of socio-political space in the Arab world in the last 15 years through the interplay between states', civil societies' and contestation movements' actors which correspond respectively to state governmentality...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (1): 38–52.
Published: 01 January 2010
... economic confidence, resulting in a massive financial contagion around the world. What explains the Arab World's vulnerability to the crisis? How has the crisis impacted both the resource rich and the resource poor? How have Arab countries responded to the crisis, and what must they do to insulate...