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The Political Costs of Qatar's Western Orientation
( Blackwell Publishing Ltd , 2012 , Article)
No (Gulf) Country for Syrian Refugees
( 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 ...
Renegotiating the Ruling Bargain: Selling Fiscal Reform in the GCC
( Middle East Institution , 2016 , Article)
Built upon depletable reservoirs of oil and natural gas, the petro-states of the Arab Gulf have, since their beginning, always had one eye fixated on the end: the exhaustion of their life-giving natural resources, and ...
Annual Omnibus Survey : A survey of life in Qatar 2012
( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University. , 2012 , Other)
This executive summary presents the highlights of the 2012 Omnibus survey, the third in a series of Omnibus surveys, carried out by the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) of Qatar University. The Omnibus ...
Civil society and democratization in the Arab Gulf
( http://foreignpolicy.com/ , 2011 , Article)
qatar has been a notable exception to the wave of popular political mobilization that has struck Arab countries since January 2011. This is particularly so given the prominent role of its state-owned television station Al ...
Creating and sustaining Islamic financial centers: Bahrain in the wake of financial and political crises
( Taylor & Francis , 2016 , Article)
Although primarily concentrated in countries with Muslim majorities, Islamic finance has become a global industry representing both a decentering of the global financial architecture and the emergence of an urban network ...
Views of the Gulf Cooperation Council among Qatari and Other Gulf Nationals
( The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University , 2016 , Report)
Here we examine the orientations of Qatari citizens toward the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as revealed in a pan-GCC survey conducted in 2016. We assess general attitudes toward the Council as an institution, toward ...
Public Spending Priorities in Qatar
( SESRI , 2017 , Report)
Together with previous survey findings, SESRI’s study of fiscal priorities among Qataris demonstrates the importance to citizens of healthcare and education, and to a lesser extent other sectors such as social security ...
Qatar’s first elections since 2017 reveal unexpected impact of GCC crisis
( Al-Monitor , 2019 , Article)
Turnout in the Qatari municipal election has declined, suggesting a Qatari citizenry that is slightly less engaged in the formal political process in the wake of the GCC crisis.
Society and State in Post-Blockade Qatar: Lessons for the Arab Gulf Region
( Taylor and Francis , 2020 , Article)
This article examines key questions of citizen-state, citizen-citizen, and citizen-expatriate relations in the Arab Gulf states through the lens of the 2017 Qatar blockade. It utilizes original public opinion survey data ...