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Show Me the Money!: Opposition, Western Funding, and Civil Society in Jordan and Lebanon

Francesco Cavatorta and Azzam Elananza

in Contentious Politics in the Middle East: Political Opposition under Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034744
eISBN:
9780813039077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034744.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Divide-and-conquer strategies have always been a characteristic of governance in Arab regimes as authoritarian rulers have used a mix of co-optation and repression to survive in power. In the past, ... More


Arab Cinema Today: A Postscript

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The political and economic stagnation common to the largely autocratic Arab regimes has been affecting culture and film continuously. In addition, the introduction of new technologies and the ... More


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