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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 ...
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 ...
Research Report: The Political Economy of Sectarianism in the Gulf Region
( Carnegie Endowment for International Peace , 2017 , Other)
This collection seeks to advance our understanding of intra-Islamic identity conflict in the Middle East. Instead of treating distinctions between and within Sunni and Shia Islam as primordial and immutable, it examines ...
Social media usage and support for women in community leadership: Evidence from Qatar
( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
Is social media usage related to the acceptance of Arab women in community leadership? Since the Arab Spring, many have linked information communication technology (ICTs) with fast-moving political transitions, but their ...
The Patriarchal Bargain in a Context of Rapid Changes to Normative Gender Roles: Young Arab Women’s Role Conflict in Qatar
( Springer Verlag , 2016 , Article)
Social norms in patriarchal countries in the Middle East are changing at differing rates. In Qatar, expectations about education have shifted, and women’s participation in higher education is normative. However, women’s ...