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Cairo as Global/Regional Cultural Capital?

Said Sadek

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter illustrates that some aspects of Cairo's traditional cultural prominence in the Arab world have been transformed in the context of technological innovation, pan-regional diversification, ... More


On the Margins of Defeat: A Sociology of Arab Intellectuals Under Authoritarianism

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

State repression, under authoritarianism, is so frequently taken for granted that its deeper ramifications are rarely studied. The Arab region has witnessed a rising interest in women's issues at ... More


Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This title presents a wide-ranging review of the relationship between the Egyptian judiciary and the government. If justice in the Arab world is often marked by a lack of autonomy of the judiciary ... More


Violent Finale

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0045
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the political situation in Jordan in 1951. This year was marked by political turmoil, acute economic crisis, continuing isolation within the Arab world, and persistent tensions ... More


The Far West of the Near East: The Foreign Policy of Morocco

Bahgat Korany and Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

in The Foreign Policies of Arab States: The Challenge of Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163609
eISBN:
9781617970375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163609.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Morocco faces difficult foreign policy challenges. Saddled with serious security and territorial integrity concerns, it faces an uphill task to ensure that its existence is not threatened. However, ... More


Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories from the Arab Revolutions

Asaad Al-Saleh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163187
eISBN:
9780231538589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163187.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Beginning ... More


Into the Desert: Reflections on the Gulf War

Jeffrey Engel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199796281
eISBN:
9780190252588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199796281.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

In the decade following the first Gulf War, most observers regarded it as an exemplary effort by the international community to lawfully and forcefully hold a regional aggressor in check. ... More


Regime change and international variables

Francesco Cavatorta

in The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076169
eISBN:
9781781701980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076169.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The literature on transitions to democracy emphasises three distinct clusters of explanations for their occurrence and development. The first is termed ‘preconditions of democracy’, whereby countries ... More


A Round Trip to Isma‘iliya: Cairo's Media Exiles, Television Innovation, and Provincial Citizenship

Fanny Colonna

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores a new trend in the Arab world—provincial intellectuals abandoning the capital city to return to their rural origins. The focal point for this exploration is an in-depth profile ... More


Yemen

Asaad Al-Saleh

in Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories from the Arab Revolutions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163187
eISBN:
9780231538589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163187.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter chronicles the start of uprising in Yemen, providing narratives of activists that participated in the event. Yemen is the poorest state in the Arab world and lacks infrastructure ... More


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