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  • 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 ...
  • Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Gulf 

    Kamrava, Mehran; Keshavarzian, Arang; Ramos, Stephen; Salama, Ashraf M.; Wiedmann, Florian; Gharib, Remah; Tok, M. Evren; Zebian, Mohammad; Alaedini, Pooya; Javaheripour, Mehrdad; Bontenbal, Marike; Kanna, Ahmed (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2015)
    Within a matter of decades, Gulf port cities have rapidly evolved from regional centers of cultural and economic exchange to globalizing cities deeply embedded within the global economy. Explicitly evident features of Gulf ...
  • Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC Summary Report 

    Babar, Zahra; Ridge, Natasha; Shami, Soha; Kippels, Susan; Alajmi, Abdullah; Taylor, Abbie; Soudy, Nada; Martin, Susan; Jamal, Manal A.; Newson, Michael; Roque, Dax; Cook, Harry; De Bel-Air, Françoise; Maher, Garret; Amara, Mahfoud; Naufal, Georges; Genc, Ismail; Vargas-Silva, Carlos (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2015-05)
    Increasingly, over the past few decades, the cross-border mobility of people and international migration has become a central and dynamic hallmark of human existence. While migration is by no means a recent phenomenon, ...
  • Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East 

    Kamrava, Mehran; Schmitz, Charles; Phillips, Sarah; Esser, Daniel; Wehrey, Frederic; Mikaelian, Shoghig; Salloukh, Bassel F.; Abusharaf, Rogaia; de Waal, Alex; Babar, Zahra; Osman, Dwaa; Robinson, Glenn E.; Brand, Laurie; McGillivray, Mark; Feeny, Simon; De Silva, Ashton (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2014-10-08)
    This CIRS research initiative on weak states in the Middle East begins with a critical analysis of current definitions and terminology of weak and fragile states, scrutinizing the political implications of the prevailing ...
  • Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran 

    Beeman, William O.; Moaddel, Mansoor; Osanloo, Arzoo, 1968-; Milani, Farzaneh; Salehi-Isfahani, Djavad; Monshipouri, Mahmood, 1952-; Mobasher, Mohsen M., 1962-; Naficy, Hamid; Seyedsayamdost, Nahid; Dorraj, Manochehr; Khajehpour, Bijan (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2013)
    The Iranian Revolution was one of the most important events to take place in the Middle East within the past fifty years. The revolution completely transformed one of the region’s largest and most influential countries, ...

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