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    • Im/mobile highly skilled migrants in Qatar 

      Babar, Zahra; Ewers, Michael; Khattab, Nabil ( Taylor & Francis (Routledge) , 2018 , Article)
      Most studies on the mobility of highly skilled migrants have been examined with a framework of global talent mobility and under conditions of neoliberal governance and economic globalization. In this study we challenge the ...
    • The Impact of the Blockade on the Industrial and Financial Sectors in Qatar 

      Social & Economic Survey Research Institute, SESRI ( Social & Economic Survey Research Institute, SESRI , 2019 , Report)
      Today Qatar’s business community faces an unprecedented air, land and sea blockade. The economy has performed remarkably well despite these challenges, but more information is needed on how the blockade has impacted Qatar’s ...
    • Indicators of Students’ Lack of Motivation in Qatar: Students’ Perspectives 

      Sellami, Abdellatif; Al-Qassass, Haneen; Al-Rakeb, Noof; Elkassem, Rima ( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University , 2017 , Poster)
      Striving for excellence in education, Qatar committed significant financial investments to revamp and modernize its system of education in order to prepare citizens for the challenge of modern society and to transform the ...
    • International knowledge mobility and urban development in rapidly globalizing areas: building global hubs for talent in Dubai and Abu Dhabi 

      Ewers, Michael ( Taylor & Francis (Routledge) , 2016 , Article)
      This paper examines the processes through which the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai attract and integrate knowledge workers into their labor markets. It focuses on how the UAE has acquired the ...
    • Labor Camp Surveys in GCC Countries: Group Quarter Subsampling 

      Le K.T.; Pancratz S.; Diop A. ( SAGE Publications Inc. , 2019 , Article)
      The Gulf Cooperation Council is a regional cooperation of six Middle Eastern countries-Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. A common feature of these countries is the existence of many ...
    • Language and Nature in Southern and Eastern Arabia 

      Al-Ghanim, Kaltham; Watson, Janet C.E. (2020 , Article)
      This paper examines the relationship between language and nature in southern and eastern Arabia. The work is the result of a two-year interdisciplinary network between the University of Leeds and Qatar University, with ...
    • Legacy perceptions among Qatari nationals: What legacies will the 2022 World Cup bring? 

      Kaplanidou, Kyriaki; Al Emadi, Ahmed; Diop, Abdoulaye; Sagas, Michael; Ahmed Elmaghraby, Engi ( European Association for Sport Management conference , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Qatar has been awarded to host the 2022 World Cup. For the Middle East this event can bring a number of changes in the region for sport and urban development. Given that the event was awarded very early in Qatar (2010) by ...
    • Lifetime prevalence and potential determinants of psychotic experiences in the general population of Qatar 

      Khaled, Salma M.; Wilkins, Stacy Schantz; Woodruff, Peter ( Cambridge University Press , 2020 , Article)
      Background To estimate the lifetime prevalence and potential determinants of psychotic experience(s) (PEs) in the general population of Qatar-a small non-war afflicted, conservative, high-income, middle-eastern country ...
    • Maternal and child health in the occupied Palestinian territory 

      Abdul Rahim, Hanan; Wick, Laura; Halileh, Samia; Hassan-Bitar, Sahar; Chekir, Hafedh; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2009 , Article)
      The Countdown to 2015 intervention coverage indicators in the occupied Palestinian territory are similar to those of other Arab countries, although there are gaps in continuity and quality of services across the continuum ...
    • Meanings of Women's Agency: A Case Study from Qatar on Improving Measurement in Context 

      Qutteina, Yara; James-Hawkins, Laurie; Al-Khelaifi, Buthaina; Youn, Kathryn M. ( Taylor and Francis Ltd. , 2019 , Article)
      The measurement of women's agency poses numerous challenges, including multi-dimensionality and context-specificity. This challenge is especially large for non-Western contexts that adapt measurement instruments without ...
    • Measuring Citizens Satisfaction of E-Government and Transparency in the State of Qatar 

      Al-Kubisi, Ali Selham (2020 , Article)
      E-Government has become a global phenomenon. Governments, both in developed and developing world, are making significant investments in order to gain more efficient, open and interactive government. In this study, the ...
    • Migrant Worker Well-Being and Its Determinants: The Case of Qatar 

      Ewers, Michael C.; Diop, Abdoulaye; Le, Kien Trung; Bader, Lina ( Springer , 2020 , Article)
      Despite significant media attention and criticism, we know very little about the living and working conditions of low-income migrants in the Arab Gulf states, how migrants themselves view these conditions, or what factors ...
    • Migration Policies across the GCC: Challenges in Reforming the Kafala 

      Diop, Abdoulaye; Johnston, Trevor; Le, Kien Trung ( Gulf Research Center Cambridge , 2018 , Book chapter)
      Much of the debate over immigration policy in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar) revolves around the kafala, or sponsorship system. In ...
    • Mobile Disruptions in the Middle East: Lessons from Qatar and the Arabian Gulf Region in Mobile Media Content Innovation 

      Pavlik, John V; Dennis, Everette E; Mersey, Rachel Davis; Gengler, Justin ( 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 ...
    • MOOCs and International Capacity Building in a UN Framework: Potential and Challenges 

      Lambert, Laurent A; Hassan, Hisham ( Springer, Cham , 2018 , Book chapter)
      This chapter highlights the high potential and challenges involved with developing Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) for capacity building and climate-friendly technology transfer within the United Nations (UN) system. ...
    • MOTIVATION AND LEARNING: A SURVEY STUDY IN PREPARATORY AND SECONDARY LEVELS IN QATARI SCHOOLS 

      Ben Fadhel, Slaheddine; Sellami, Abdellatif; Adawi, Taha Rabia Taha ( Progressive Academic Publishing , 2019 , Article)
      Many studies have investigated the key role that motivation plays in student performance and academic achievement across different grade levels. Using survey methodology, this study aimed at determining student motivation ...
    • Needs, Preferences, and Recommendations of Charity Executives and Experts 

      Lambert, Laurent; Hassan, Hisham; Hassaine, Hichem ( SESRI , 2017 , Report)
      Humanitarian actors in Qatar have understood the many benefits that technological and process innovations could generate for the benefit of all. Results from the survey of charity executives and experts show a preference ...
    • No (Gulf) Country for Syrian Refugees 

      Ewers, Michael; Gengler, Justin ( The Council on Foreign Relations , 2015 , Article)
      A common reaction to the ongoing migrant crisis has been to blame Europe: how can the wealthy nations of western Europe allow such a tragedy? More recently, however, media and popular scrutiny have turned back toward the ...
    • Nudging greywater acceptability in a Muslim country: Comparisons of different greywater reuse framings in Qatar 

      Lambert, Laurent A.; Lee, Jordan ( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
      With very low annual rainfall and increasingly depleted groundwater resources, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are some of the most water scarce in the world and rely on growing quantities of desalinated water ...
    • Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East 

      Lambert, Laurent A. ( 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)