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    • L'Eden Entredit: Lecture de La Chanson D'Even de Charles Van Lerberghe 

      Laude, Patrick (Peter Land Francophone Belgian Literature Series, 1994)
      Cette étude est une lecture détaillée du chef-d'oeuvre du poète symboliste belge Charles Van Lerberghe. L'auteur y étudie les étapes de la quête d'une sagesse édénique: du matin de l'éveil au monde au crépuscule d'une ...
    • The Labour Market Findings of the Negative Income Tax Experiments and Their Effects on Policy and Public Opinion 

      Widerquist, Karl (Anthem Press, 2004)
      This book is about an idea that has a long and distinguished pedigree, the idea of a right to a basic income. This means having a modest income guaranteed – a right without conditions, just as every citizen should have the ...
    • The Labyrinth of the Gaze: Nicholas of Cusa's Mysticism and Michel Foucault's Panopticism 

      Zayani, Mohamed (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2008)
      Panopticism, the title of Foucault's famous chapter in his book Discipline and Punish, derives fromJeremy Bentham's panopticon, an architectural plan to reform prisons at the end of the eighteenth century. The fundamental ...
    • Law and Ethics in Islamic Bioethics: Nonmaleficence in Islamic Paternity Regulations 

      Shabana, Ayman (Blackwell Publishers, 2013)
      In Islamic law paternity is treated as a consequence of a licit sexual relationship. Since DNA testing makes a clear distinction between legal and biological paternity possible, it challenges the continued correlation ...
    • Les Décors de Silence: Essais sur la Poésie de Georges Rodenbach 

      Laude, Patrick (Labor Archives du futur, 1990)
      Un bel essai sur la poésie de l’auteur de Bruges-la-Morte, où l’on comprend que la métaphysique de l’auteur belge n’est pas celle de Mallarmé auquel le lie en revanche plus qu’une amitié : une fidélité.
    • Lockean Theories of Property: Justifications for Unilateral Appropriation 

      Widerquist, Karl (The Center for the Study of Rationality and Beliefs, 2010)
      Drawing on recent work in social philosophy and rational choice theory, in this paper I argue that the core thematic of Kant’s “What is Enlightenment?” is the relationship between reason and constraints. I discuss in some ...
    • Louis Massignon: The Vow and the Oath. 

      Laude, Patrick (Matheson Trust, 2011)
      In-depth exploration of the life and thought of Louis Massignon (1883-1962), a very influential French Islamic scholar and Christian mystic. This is a translation of an original French by an expert on Massignon's life and ...
    • The Masjid, Yesterday and Today 

      Abdel-Hady, Zakaryya (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2010)
      Throughout history, Muslim communities have always been attached, in one form or another, to the mosque or the masjid as it is known in Arabic. The masjid was not restricted to being a place of worship, a location for ...
    • Massignon intérieur. 

      Laude, Patrick (L'Age d'Homme, 2001)
      Patrick Laude, spécialiste comme Massignon de la civilisation arabe, nous révèle ici un Massignon intérieur dont le grand dessein aura été de rapprocher les deux grandes religions monothéistes de la terre, l’Orient et ...
    • Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings Summary Report 

      Mirgani, Suzi; Zayani, Mohamed; el Issawi, Fatima; Hamdy, Naila; Matar, Dina; Kraidy, Marwan M.; Khalil, Joe; AlNajjar, Abeer; Harb, Zahera; Seib, Philip (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2016-04)
      This research initiative has resulted in an edited volume, Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings (Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2016), offering critical examination into the profound ...
    • Media, Branding and Controversy: Perceptions of Al Jazeera in Newspapers around the World 

      Zayani, Mohamed (Arab-U.S. Association for Communication Educators, 2008)
      This paper examines the effect of the newly launched Al Jazeera English channel on the Al Jazeera brand. An analysis of a random sample of 400 newspaper articles—drawn from 7,830 articles mentioning the Al Jazeera brand ...
    • Media, Cultural Diversity and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities 

      Zayani, Mohamed (Tucker Publications, 2011)
      This paper explores the role media play in safeguarding cultural diversity, promoting cultural dialogue, facilitating the exercise of cultural rights,fostering cultural understanding and cultivating intercultural citizenship ...
    • Media, Popular Culture and Contestatory Politics in the Contemporary Middle East 

      Zayani, Mohamed, 1965- (Intellect, 2011)
      The article offers information on the involvement of media, popular Culture and contestatory politics in the Contemporary Middle East. It mentions about Arab mediascape which mainly focuses on political communication. It ...
    • Mediation and Qatari Foreign Policy 

      Kamrava, Mehran (Middle East Institute, 2011)
      Uniquely for a country its size, Qatar has emerged as one of the world's most proactive mediators in recent years. Motivated by a combination of international prestige and survival strategies, the country has sought to ...
    • Mediation and Saudi Foreign Policy 

      Kamrava, Mehran (Elsevier, 2013)
      Saudi Arabia has positioned itself among the primary mediators in some of the Middle East's most intractable conflicts, having played central mediatory roles in Lebanon, Palestine, and in Arab-Israeli conflict. Compared ...
    • The Middle East and Europe: The Search for Stability and Integration 

      Nonneman, Gerd (Federal Trust for Education and Research, 1993)
    • The Middle East and the Question of Democracy 

      Kamrava, Mehran (Palgrave, 2001)
      This survey of the state of democracy in "Third World" countries explores both the domestic and international factors influencing democratization through the use of theoretical and empirical approaches. Contributors examine ...
    • The Middle East’s Democracy Deficit in Comparative Perspective 

      Kamrava, Mehran (Brill, 2007)
      The Middle East's democracy deficit is a product of the patterns of political and economic development in the region. It is not because the region is predominantly Islamic or is somehow afflicted by purportedly undemocratic ...
    • Migrant Labor in the Gulf Summary Report 

      Kamrava, Mehran; Babar, Zahra; Ahmad, Attiya; Gardner, Andrew; Bristol-Rhys, Jane; Mahdavi, Pardis; Osella, Caroline; Williams, Nathalie E.; Thornton, Arland; Ghimire, Dirgha J.; Young-DeMarco, Linda C.; Moaddel, Mansoor; Mednicof, David; Thiollet, Hélène; Randeree, Kasim; Breeding, Mary; Martin, Susan (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2011)
    • Migrant Labor in the Persian Gulf 

      Kamrava, Mehran; Babar, Zahra (Columbia University Press, 2012)
      In some countries of the Persian Gulf as much as 85 to 90 per cent of the population is made-up of expatriate workers.Unsurprisingly, all of the concerned states spend inordinate amounts of their political energies managing ...