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Current History (2022) 121 (839): 363–365.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Socotra Island. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 Middle East Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates tourism sustainability International tourism across the Middle East, as elsewhere, has always been shaped by the circulation of images that reflect shifts...
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Current History (2021) 120 (830): 346–352.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Christine Sargent Across the Middle East, two key dynamics characterize disability rights movements: dynamism and fragility. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities accelerated regional recognition of disability as central to human development and social justice...
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Current History (2021) 120 (830): 366–371.
Published: 01 December 2021
... with the mystique surrounding the supposed “secrecy” of the Druze, this contradiction between theology and realpolitik is a veritable microcosm of the Middle East. The region’s paradoxes are crystallized in the multiplicity of political and security dilemmas faced by the adherents of this demographically diminutive...
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Current History (2021) 120 (830): 372–373.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the University of California 2021 Middle East energy Gulf States authoritarianism Every day in the news from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), one can find evidence of the massive changes that are coming. The signs began gathering even before the pandemic. While the Arab countries...
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Current History (2020) 119 (821): 356–361.
Published: 19 November 2020
...Rana Jawad Nations in the Middle East and North Africa have traditionally seen the primary function of social policy as serving the goal of economic growth. But the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the need for a more balanced approach to make societies more resilient, with social protection...