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Ranking Your College: Where You Go and What You Make
Where You Go and What You Make provides students and families with a list of colleges with the highest earnings potential. The rankings correct for differences in earnings among the schools, including majors, student’s ...
Comparing Elections in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries after the Arab Spring: The United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Kuwait
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
This article discusses the elections that were held in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Kuwait after the Arab Spring. Through comparison of the elections using a set of predetermined analytical criteria, the article ...
Civil Society and Democratization in the Arab World: Promises and Impediments
(Duke University Press, 2012)
The advent of civil society in the Arab world, the proliferation of nongovernmental advocacy organizations, and the expansion of civil society activism have been heralded as promising developments with significant implications ...
Del “11S” a la “primavera árabe: ¿Qué nos dice la opinión pública árabe?
(Pontificia Universidad Catolica-Minas Gerais, Brasil, 2013)
The aim of this article is to assess the changes in the Arab and Muslim public opinion through surveys and elections conducted from the ‘9/11’ to the ‘Arab Spring’. The objective is to analyze the opinion trends regarding ...
Does More Time Spent Calling Home Correlate with Higher Remittances? Evidence from Migrants in the State of Qatar
(Walter de Gruyter, 2012)
This paper investigates an intriguing relationship between the demand for telecommunication and remittance services by migrants in Qatar. The hypothesis is that there are important synergies between telecommunications and ...
Separate & Unequal: How Higher Education Reinforces the Intergenerational Reproduction of White Racial Privilege
The higher education system is more and more complicit as a passive agent in the systematic reproduction of white racial privilege across generations. Separate & Unequal: How Higher Education Reinforces the Intergenerational ...
America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots
Over 95 percent of jobs created during the recovery have gone to college-educated workers, while those with a high school diploma or less are being left behind. This report reveals that those with at least some college ...
Iowa: Education and Workforce Trends Through 2025
By 2025, 68 percent of jobs in Iowa will require education and training beyond high school – 3 percentage points above the national average of 65 percent.
Learning While Earning: The New Normal
Learning While Earning: The New Normal finds that over the last 25 years, more than 70 percent of college students have been working while enrolled. These 14 million college students face the challenge of balancing work, ...
Foundations of the Consensus against Surrogacy Arrangements in Islamic Law
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2014)
This Article traces the emergence and development of the consensus against surrogacy arrangements, mostly in the Sunni world, on the basis of a number of institutional fatwas, recommendations, and decisions. Despite this ...