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  • The Great Game in West Asia 

    Kamrava, Mehran (2017-02-22)
    The Great Game in West Asia examines the strategic competition between Iran and Turkey for power and influence in the South Caucasus. These neighboring Middle East powers have vied for supremacy and influence throughout ...
  • Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa 

    Sriram, Chandra Lekha; Waltz, Susan; Fraihat, Ibrahim; Lamont, Christopher K.; Gray, Doris H.; DeGeorges, Thomas; Boduszyński, Mieczysław P.; Fakhro, Elham; Wierda, Marieke; Coonan, Terry C.; Hess, Bill; Barsalou, Judy; Aziz, Sahar; Ashour, Omar; Mohyeldeen, Sherif (Center for International and Regional Studies CIRS, 2017-02-22)
    Following the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, many had high hopes not only for democratisation but also for transitional justice to address the myriad abuses that had taken place in the region, ...
  • The effects of the Employment Tax Incentive on South African employment 

    Ebrahim, Amina; Leibbrandt, Murray; Ranchhod, Vimal (United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2017-01)
    South Africa’s Employment Tax Incentive, launched in 2014, aimed to address low youth employment by reducing the cost of hiring young workers. We make use of anonymized tax administrative data from the 2012–2015 tax years ...
  • Strategies of the Unemployed in South Africa: Does Moving Allow the Unemployed to Get Ahead? 

    Ebrahim, Amina; Leibbrandt, Murray; Woolard, Ingrid (Unisa Press, 2016)
    This paper examines the survival strategies of the unemployed by using the data from the 2008, 2010–2011 and 2012 National Income Dynamics Study. We find that in response to unemployment and almost no unemployment insurance, ...
  • The State of Middle Eastern Youth 

    Hassan, Islam; Dyer, Paul (Wiley Blackwell, 2017-01)
    This special issue of The Muslim World studies the state of Middle Eastern youth, focusing on the ways in which their experiences continue to shape their worldviews and their priorities. The contribution of this special ...

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