Abi-Mershed, Osama (ed.). Trajectories of Education in the Arab World: Legacies and Challenges (2009)
by Osama Abi-Mershed (editor) (2009)
Summary: Drawing on pre-modern and modern educational concepts, systems, and practices in the Arab world, this volume examines the impact of Western cultural influence, the opportunities for reform, and the sustainability of current initiatives.
Abi-Mershed, Osama. Apostles of Modernity: Saint-Simonians and the Civilizing Mission in Algeria. (Stanford University, 2010)
Between 1830 and 1870, French army officers serving in the colonial offices of Arab affairs profoundly altered the course of political decision-making in Algeria. Guided by the modernizing ideologies of the Saint-Simonian school in their development and implementation of colonial policy, the officers articulated a new doctrine and framework for governing the Muslim and European populations of Algeria.
Adely, Fida J. Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress. (University of Chicago, 2012)
In Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress, Fida Adely takes readers into the halls of a Jordanian public school—the al-Khatwa High School for Girls—to examine how the young women there are facing the great social and economic challenges of today’s Jordan.
CCAS Professor Mohammad AlAhmad writes for Brookings about the crisis of higher education in Syria that he has witnessed firsthand. Translated by MAAS alum Will Todman (’16).
Benessaiah, Nejm. “Anomie and the Post-Colonial State: Local Justice in the M’zab” in Law and Property in Algeria: Anthropological Perspectives.
Adjunct Assistant Professor Nejm Benessaiah contributed to recently published book, Law and Property in Algeria: Anthropological Perspectives. His chapter is titled “Anomie and the Post-Colonial State: Local Justice in the M’zab.”
Daoudy, Marwa. The Water Divide Between Syria, Turkey, and Iraq: Negotiation, Security, and Power Asymmetry. (CNRS Editions, 2005)
In this volume, Dr. Daoudy addresses these questions from the perspective of negotiation theories and in so doing provides a critical examination of the negotiating sessions conducted by Syria, Iraq, and Turkey from 1962 to 2000.
Davis, Rochelle A. and Mimi Kirk (ed.). Palestine and the Palestinians in the 21st Century. (Indiana University Press, 2013)
Palestine and the Palestinians in the 21st Century (Indiana University Press, 2013) is a volume edited by CCAS Associate Professor Rochelle Davis and former CCAS editor Mimi Kirk, and written by leading scholars on various dimensions of the ongoing conflict in Palestine.
Davis, Rochelle and Taylor, Abbie. “Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon: A Snapshot from Summer 2013.”
CCAS Associate Professor Rochelle Davis and Abbie Taylor, Research Associate at the Institute for the Study of International Migration, present their findings from recent interviews with Syrian refugees living in Jordan and Lebanon. In the report, “Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon: A Snapshot from Summer 2013,”
Through a close examination of these books and other commemorative activities, Rochelle Davis’s Palestinian Village Histories reveals how history is written, recorded, and contested, as well as the roles that Palestinian conceptions of their past play in contemporary life.
Led by professor emeritus Michael Hudson, eight experts analyze the crisis of legitimacy of the Arab state in the wake of the 2011 uprisings.
by Michael C. Hudson (1990)
Summary: Explores the implications of the intifada for the Palestinians, highlighting important developments at the grassroots level and in international attitudes toward the Palestinians.
Jebnoun, Noureddine. Tunisia’s National Intelligence: Why “Rogue Elephants” Fail to Reform. (New Academia Publishing, 2017)
Drawing on extensive fieldwork and original data, Noureddine Jebnoun examines the political and security evolution of Tunisia’s national intelligence in the post-independence era. It investigates the sophistication of the intelligence complex under Bin ʿAlī, and its central role in entrenching his authoritarian rule.