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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (2): 187–206.
Published: 01 April 2017
... 2017 Lebanon Islamism jihadism salafism civil war studies Limiting violent spillover in civil wars: the paradoxes of Lebanese Sunni jihadism, 2011 17 Tine Gadea,b aRobert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy; bNorwegian Institute of...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 380–397.
Published: 01 July 2014
... future. It shows how the ruling Islamic regime, while reinforcing the tribal factor in political and constitutional matters, has at the same time exacerbated the problem of ethnicity and religious differences in a multiethnic society. Beneath the whole political spectrum the article offers a detailed...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (1): 22–35.
Published: 01 January 2014
... perspectives on the theme. He positions these perspectives on a spectrum between two extremes: at one, he contends, the case for separation between religion and state verges on hostility to religion itself; and at the other, an exclusivist version of Islam is accorded primacy over all other considerations in...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2014
... posits that, for the plan to succeed, it may be necessary to destroy the fabric of Syrian society by discrediting Syrian nationalism, Arab nationalism and moderate Islamism through supporting sectarianism, subnationalism, regionalism and Islamic fundamentalism to achieve the desired realignment under the...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (1): 91–101.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the contributions that modernization and nationalism made to their roles and rights. It also addressed how the state emerged as an important agent in the definition of, response to and the appropriation of the agendas of women following decolonization. Finally, it assessed the rise of political Islam...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (2): 198–213.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Arab Unity Studies 2012 reflexive individualism Arab revolutions Arab Spring labour movement Islamism youth non-governmental organizations (NGOs) political parties The Arab revolutions; the emergence of a new political subjectivity Sari Hanafi American University of Beirut, Beirut...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (4): 484–500.
Published: 01 October 2011
... shaped the complex field of Political Islam, contributing to two distinct but interlinked phenomena. On the one hand, they have managed to lead Islamists and liberal secularists to overcome many of their previous divisions to sustain common battles in the name of democracy and human rights. On the other...