Issue 14

Oct, 2015

The ACRPS has published the fourteenth issue of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal Omran, a journal dedicated to the social sciences and humanities. This edition touches upon a wide variety of topics ranging from torture in Palestinian legal codes, to social adaptation of North African and Turkish immigrant youth in France, to political violence in contemporary Algeria. The studies featured are as follows: “Social Adaptation and Ethnic Identity among Youth of North African Descent in France: When Violence is a Strategic Assertion of Identity” (Azzam Amin); “Political Violence in Contemporary Algeria: From Populist Ideology to Islamist Utopia” (Azzam Amin); “On Values and Symbols in Torture Procedures Used on Political Prisoners in Tunisian Prisons: A Sociological Reading of Victim Testimonies” (Rahma Benslimane); “The Problematic of Identity-based Violence in Light of Social Mobility in the Arab Region: The Case of Morocco” (Abdelhamid Benkhattab); “Torture between International Human Rights Conventions and Palestinian Legislation: A Comparative Study” (Alaa Mohammad Fares Hammad); “Enhancing Accessibility, Reorganizing Transport and Mobility: The Old City of Fez” (Mohamed el-Baghdadi and Hassan El Hajjami); In addition, the latest edition includes a translation of Robin Peace’s Social Exclusion: a Concept in Need of Definition?, translated into Arabic by Mazen Marsoul Mohammed; a review by Mouldi Lahmar titled “The Youth of the Hecher Roundabout and the Tadamun Neighborhood in Greater Tunis”; Morad Diani’s review of Mohammad Othman Mahmoud’s “Constitutional Social Justice in Contemporary Liberal Theory”, a critique of John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice; and Natalie Salameh’s “A Reading of a Number of Seminal Texts on Revolution: the Case of the French Revolution”. Finally, this latest edition of Omran closes with a review by Munir Al Saidani of “The Tunisian Revolution through the Prism of the Social Sciences”, published by the ACRPS in October of 2014.

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