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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 127–137.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in negotiations. The Salafi movement is a social movement born out of the womb of society and its crises. It then adopted the same society, which has been muddling in the ignorance of religion and worldly dichotomies, as a target for change. This study attributes the growth in the number of Salafist youth...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Zina Sawaf Studies of youth in Arab societies have tended to posit and explore their social exclusion, marginalization and even de-politicization. Events sparked by the January 25 uprising in Egypt have reconstructed youth in a contradictory light, hailing them as new symbols of the nation. Careful...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (3): 382–397.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., in order to facilitate the identification of developments that shape the relationship between Arabism and Islamism in the context of mass media, the demographic ‘youth bulge’ and Arab ongoing intellectual debates. The argument advanced here is that the Arab Spring consolidates the view that Arabism...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (2): 198–213.
Published: 01 April 2012
... in the popular slogan: ‘The people want the overthrow of the regime’ ( al-shaʿb yurīd isqāṭ al-niẓām ). It aims to identify the actors involved in the revolution, particularly the youth and participants among the labour movement. Through this analysis the study explores the new political subjectivity ushered...