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Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in feral cats in Qatar
( BioMed Central , 2017 , Article)
Background: Cats are essential in the life cycle of Toxoplasma gondii as they can shed the environmentally resistant oocysts after acquiring infection. Human populations living in cities with high densities of feral cats ...
Social identity and coethnic voting in the Middle East: Experimental evidence from Qatar
( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
What explains widespread coethnic voting in the Middle East? The prevailing understanding revolves around clientelism: the view that MENA citizens support coethnic parties and candidates in order to most easily or effectively ...
Sectarianism from the Top Down or Bottom Up? Explaining the Middle East’s Unlikely De-sectarianization after the Arab Spring
( Taylor and Francis , 2020 , Article)
Sectarian politics has retreated across the Middle East in the years after the Arab Spring, even as conflict between the region’s two main sectarian actors—Iran and Saudi Arabia—has intensified. This essay explores this ...
'Why Do You Ask?' the Nature and Impacts of Attitudes towards Public Opinion Surveys in the Arab World
( Cambridge University Press , 2019 , Article Review)
For the first time in an Arab country, this article examines attitudes toward public opinion surveys and their effects on survey-taking behavior. The study uses original survey data from Qatar, the diverse population of ...
Citizenship and Surveys: Group Conflict and Nationality-of-Interviewer Effects in Arab Public Opinion Data
( Springer , 2019 , Article)
More research than ever before uses public opinion data to investigate society and politics in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Ethnic identities are widely theorized to mediate many of the political attitudes and ...
The First International Zebrafish Conference/Workshop in Qatar.
( Mary Ann Liebert , 2019 , Article)
A zebrafish conference/workshop was held in Qatar between April 13 and 17, 2019. The aim of the event was to promote zebrafish research in Qatar and in Middle East/Asia by bringing together local zebrafish researchers with ...
Qatar Biobank Cohort Study: Study Design and First Results.
( Oxford University Press (OUP) , 2019 , Article)
The authors describe the design, implementation and results of Qatar Biobank (QBB) for the first 10,000 participants. QBB is a prospective population-based cohort study in Qatar, established in 2012. QBB's primary goal was ...
Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East
( Cambridge University Press (CUP) , 2018 , Book Review)
its hard-won gains from Raqqa to Mosul, victory for the United States and its allies in this clash of ideas and values in the deserts of the Middle East is far from assured” (319)
Attracting and retaining expatriates in Qatar during an era of uncertainty: Would you stay or would you go?
( Wiley , 2017 , Article)
How do foreign workers navigate competing pressures when deciding to remain in a place or leave for a new destination? Here, we explore migration decision‐making across a diverse set of migrant nationalities using an ...
Mobile Disruptions in the Middle East: Lessons from Qatar and the Arabian Gulf Region in Mobile Media Content Innovation
( Routledge , 2018 , Book)
Mobile Disruptions in the Middle East identifies trends in mobile media use in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates and, more broadly, explores their impact on the nature of digital journalism. Mobility has long been an ...