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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 17–36.
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 (2019) 12 (3): 3–20.
Published: 03 September 2019
... than ever, as several Islamist movements are advancing further on the path to accepting democracy, political pluralism, and power-sharing. Several Islamist movements in the Arab and Islamic world today are embracing public and individual freedoms, and advocating a separation of religion and politics...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 83–98.
Published: 03 September 2019
..., government), which remains inferior to the high political representation of the royal institution. sovereignty Morocco political system democracy The concept of representation in the Moroccan political system is quite different from its meaning in democratic systems. From this point of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (4): 544–564.
Published: 01 October 2014
... democracy authoritarianism ruling coalition the army Perspectives for change in Tunisia, Egypt and Syria: the military factor and implications of previous authoritarian regimes Federico Battera* Department of Political and Social Science, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Trieste, Italy This article...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 363–379.
Published: 01 July 2014
... integration. This analysis suggests that the outcome depends on a number of factors, among which democracy plays a major role. Arguments based on the relationship between human capital and the development of democracy are put forward to support the likelihood of a virtuous circle developing. * Email...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 421–436.
Published: 01 July 2014
... debates about ‘freedom’, ‘state’, and ‘democracy’ are provided. * Email: zhafez@gmail.com © 2014 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2014 Arab Renaissance Project freedom state democracy Some Western concepts through Arab eyes: toward a new Arab epistemology Ziad Hafez* General...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 351–362.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Youssef Mohammad Sawani A survey commissioned by the Center of Arab Unity Studies (CAUS), and carried out in late 2009 and early 2010, was the first Arab public opinion survey on democracy of its kind. This article presents its findings and contextualizes the analyses in the debate that has marked...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (4): 524–538.
Published: 01 October 2013
... on ‘Religion and State in the Arab World’ convened by the Center for Arab Unity Studies and the Swedish Institute – Alexandria in Hamamat, Tunisia, 15–17 October 2012. © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 religious minorities freedom of religion democracy secularism sharia...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 July 2013
... complete the story's events. History depicts and legend narrates. * Email: mazouzphil@gmail.com © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 Arabs conquests Islam legends ideas democracy Problematics of political authority within Islam Muhammad Mazouz* Mohammad V University...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (3): 358–375.
Published: 01 July 2013
... feasibility of the merger between religion and the state, the timing – before or after democracy takes hold – the focus on form and substance of democracy, its connection to laws, etc. Whereas it may be possible to separate religion from the state, it is not possible to separate it from politics as this...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (2): 164–171.
Published: 01 April 2013
... interpretation is no longer an individual act but a collective one performed by the people's representatives. * Email: moadk@hotmail.com ; rghannoushi@hotmail.com © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 secularism state religion separation democracy The state and religion in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (2): 279–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
... revolutions, such as democracy, liberalism and revolution. Furthermore, these tentative findings suggest that more research is needed into issues such as the role of education, gender, tolerance and the reconciliation of Islam with modernity – areas of interest which are of particular importance at a time...
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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...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (1): 62–75.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Arab world. ARP is likely to continue generating debates about the particulars of the proposed program. Corresponding Address : Email: zhafez@gmail.com © 2011 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2011 unity democracy independent development cultural renewal social justice...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (3): 334–351.
Published: 01 July 2010
... democracy confederalism national identity civil war Darfur International Criminal Court Contemporary Arab Affairs Vol. 3, No. 3, July September 2010, 334 351 ISSN 1755-0912 print/ISSN 1755-0920 online © 2010 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies DOI: 10.1080/17550912.2010.494408 httpwww.informaworld.com...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (3): 297–333.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Fahmy Howeidy This paper reviews how the civilizational discourse of Islam differs from that of democracy but doesn't necessarily mean that it contradicts it. Knowing that this juxtaposition promotes diversity and distinction, this paper elucidates the factors of ambiguity that surround this...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (4): 602–617.
Published: 01 October 2009
... unique pioneering experience in democracy in the region and sheds light on how economic development and oil politics have altered the historical dynamics between state and society. It concludes by forecasting the future malaise of Kuwaiti politics if changes are not made and provides feasible...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (3): 445–463.
Published: 01 July 2008
... elections, particularly with the introduction of the 2007 constitutional amendments, demonstrates its determination to re-consolidate its authoritarian practices. Corresponding Address : Email: l_a_baki@hotmail.com © 2008 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2008 Egypt democracy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (3): 471–477.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Amer Khayatt The global fight against corruption has gained momentum in the last two decades when its adverse effects on national economies, professional practice and the promotion of democracy and governance, have become clear. Yet the Arab region remained resistant towards these efforts. This...