Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items

  • Keywords: Arab society x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

An Attempt to Evaluate the Development of Arab Civil Society

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/9789774163531.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Arab civil society exists, and is sustained through, an interactive relationship with its surrounding socioeconomic and political environment. An attempt to identify the changes in and interaction of ... More


Palestinian Women in the Local and National Arenas: Obstacles from Within and Without

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud

in Palestinian Women and Politics in Israel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033624
eISBN:
9780813039268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033624.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the presence of Palestinian women in the local and national arenas. While Palestinian women have grown more aware and focused on their right and abilities to take part of ... More


Music and Media in the Arab World

Michael Frishkopf (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since the turn of the twentieth century the dramatic rise of mass media has profoundly transformed music practices in the Arab world. Music has adapted to successive forms of media dissemination — ... More


Press, State, and the Question of Freedom

Ami Ayalon

in The Press in the Arab Middle East: A History

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195087802
eISBN:
9780199854516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195087802.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the concept of government prevalent in the Middle East during the eve of modern times. The basic principle was that effective government was essential for the stability and ... More


Introduction

Ami Ayalon

in The Press in the Arab Middle East: A History

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195087802
eISBN:
9780199854516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195087802.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter gives a brief background on Arabic press and the European prototype. During the pre-twentieth century Muslim Middle East there was already an effective communications system that was in ... More


Can Be Heard When Worlds Collide

Nathan Brown

in Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619428
eISBN:
9780190619459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619428.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter shifts the focus away from specific spaces for discourse in the Middle East and more to the overall effect: How do the various spaces intersect? How do they conflict, interpenetrate, and ... More


Ehud Barak’s Commission of Inquiry

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter details the development and functions of Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s national commission of inquiry. This commission, chaired by Supreme Court Justice Theodor Or, was created to ... More


View: