Issue 32

Apr, 2020

The ACRPS has published the 32nd issue (Spring 2020) of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal Omran, dedicated to the social sciences. There are six studies in this special edition dedicated to "Social individualism in the context of the Tunisian revolution." The articles include "Individual Freedoms and Equality in Tunisia between the Pacte Fondamental De 1857 and Human Rights Texts" by Salwa Hamrouny; "Social Change and Individual Freedoms for Tunisian Youth: What is the Relationship?" by Imed Melliti; "Individualisation in Tunisia: Between Societal Dynamics and the Modern Elitist Project" by Abdellatif Hermassi; "Beyond Religion and Secularism: Gender Equality in the Inheritance Debate in Tunisia and the Formation of the Non-Authoritarian Reasoning" by Sari Hanafi and Azzam Tomeh; "The Emergence of the Individual in Tunisia: Characteristics and Problems" by Raoudha Elguedri; and a commentary on the research titled "Questions posed by Individualism in Arab Societies: the cognitive, social and historical junctures and uncertainty" by Mouldi Lahmar.

The issue also includes a discussion titled "A critical reading into the ideological foundations of individualism and its stakes in Arab societies" by Abdelhamid Abidi. Featured in the Translation Section is Thaer Deeb's Arabic rendition of R.W. Connell and James W. Messerschmidt "Hegemonic Masculinity: Rethinking the Concept‏". Various book reviews are also featured in Omran 32 including: Sofia Hnezla's review of Tunisian Salafi Youth: A Sociological Study in the City of Sidi Ali Ben Aoun by Majed Al-Qarawi; Mohammed Bentalha's review of  The Protest Movements in Morocco and the Dynamic of Continuous Change by Habib Astati Zeineddine; and Otmane Atmania's review of The Infinite Desire for Growth by  Daniel Cohen.

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