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The Political Costs of Qatar's Western Orientation
( Blackwell Publishing Ltd , 2012 , Article)
South-South Solutions for GCC Food Security and East African Agricultural Development: What potential role for the IsDB and Qatar North Mozambique?
( Turgut Ozal University , 2015 , Article)
South-South Solutions for GCC Food Security and East African Agricultural Development: What potential role for the IsDB and Qatar North Mozambique? With a fast growing world population and decreasing arable land availability ...
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 ...
The Determinants of Youth Unemployment in Qatar
( Middle East Economic Association and Loyola University Chicago , 2015 , Article)
While Qatari unemployment is low compared to regional standards, unemployment is even more concentrated among first time job-seeking youth than in other countries in the Arab world. This paper examines the factors that ...
Expatriate labour markets in rapidly globalising cities: reproducing the migrant division of labour in Abu Dhabi and Dubai
( Taylor & Francis (Routledge) , 2016 , Article)
This paper studies the processes through which skilled international workers are differentially attracted to and incorporated in the rapidly globalising cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, thereby reproducing the migrant ...
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 ...
Validation of the General Self-Efficacy Scale among Qatari young women
( World Health Organization , 2015 , Article)
The General Self-Efficacy Scale (GSES) is a measure of people’s beliefs about their capacity to cope with life’s demands. Self-efficacy may be particularly relevant in transitional stages such as in late adolescence, when ...
Trusted News Sources’ Measures and their Relationships to Social and Public Attitudes: An Analysis of the First Annual Omnibus Survey of Life in Qatar
( Georgia State Univesrity , 2013 , Article)
An overwhelming majority (77 percent) of Qatari Nationals reported television as their most trusted local news source (87 percent for Arab/regional news and 89 percent for international news), and 80 percent rated the ...
Antecedents of Trust among Citizens and Non-citizens in Qatar
( Springer Verlag , 2016 , Article)
Utilizing new survey data on social capital, we examine the determinants and locus of generalized trust among citizens and immigrants in Qatar, a small, heterogeneous, wealthy, and non-democratic country in which immigrants ...