College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio


Human Rights and Democracy between Thought and Practice in the Modern History of The Arab World


Deliberating upon human rights and democracy is meaningless in the political and economic experience of our Arab world. The greatest suffering of democracy in the Arab world is evidenced by the stark contrast between the era of the masses and the continued search for the charismatic political figure or the loyal leader, as well as between the modern era of ultra-soft technology and the mentality of tribal sectarianism of the nomadic community, which still influences the values of that society.

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