Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ)

A publication of the Association of Arab-American University Graduates, Arab Studies Quarterly is the largest circulating journal in English devoted to the Arab world.

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter

A New Challenge: Water Scarcity in the Arab World
PRECIOUS WATER: GROWING DEMAND AND INCREASING SCARCITY Water is crucial for humans' survival and for the development of their economies. It is also a crucial element in the protection of the environment. The availability of fresh water has already been...
A Rebuttal
In his article in the winter 1997 Arab Studies Quarterly, John Strawson purports to critique the second edition of my book Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics and ascribes to me various misguided positions regarding how human rights relate...
Huda Sha'rawi's 'Mudhakkirati': The Memoirs of the First Lady of Arab Modernity
Huda Sha'rawi's name is a household word in the Arab World, a name that calls up the image of an activist for women's rights and social change. Born in 1879, Sha'rawi entered public life in the period leading to Egypt's nationalist Revolution of 1919....
"Real Unions": Arab Organized Labor in British Palestine
In Palestine, as in the rest of the world, the end of World War II brought hard times to workers; Palestinian Arabs, like workers elsewhere, reacted vigorously to their new situation. As the prosperity of wartime production vanished and veterans swelled...
The American Peace Movement and the Middle East
Over the past few decades, popular movements in the United States challenging the U.S. role in Southeast Asia, Central America and Southern Africa have been an important factor in confronting foreign.policies seen to be inconsistent with the officially-stated...