Issue 07

Nov, 2023

The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies have published the seventh issue (Autumn 2023), of Hikama, the biannual peer-reviewed public administration and public policy journal. This special issue on "Local Administration and Decentralization in Arab States” includes the following three articles:  "Local Administration in Egypt: Reality and Vision for the Future,” by Samir Mohamed Abdelwahab; “Local Administration in conflict: the case of Yemen,” by Ahmed Almaweri; and "Saudi Local Administration: Current Status and Future Perceptions on Decentralization Application," Adnan Bin Abdalla Suleiman Alshiha .In addition to the Local Administration and Decentralization papers, there are three other articles in the issue:" Artificial Intelligence between Government and  Self-Regulation Policies: A Theoretical Approach;" by Ahmed Badran; “Migration Policies and Regional Integration: The Case of Migration between Egypt and Sudan”, by Rawia Tawfik; and "The Politicization of Civil Service in the Palestinian Bureaucracy: Augmenting Loyalty and Excluding Opposition;"  by Rashad Twam, Ihab Maharmeh, and Bahaa Ghassan. It also contains one policy paper, namely “Judicial Independence in Post-2013 Egypt: Current Status and Reform Proposals;” by Shams Al Din Al Hajjaji. The issue presents a translation of "Decentralization and Governance" by Jean-Paul Faguet (translated by Aoumria Soltani). Finally, the issue contains two reviews: “Inequality Kills" because of "Survival of the Richest”!", by Saja Torman, and " The 2023 Global Slavery Index" by Editorial Board.

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