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Abdulla Juma Alhaj

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on representative political institutions and elections held in Qatar. It summarizes Qatari political history and development and outlines the evolution of electoral ... More


Declaration of Judge Higgins Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions between Qatar and Bahrain (Qatar v Bahrain), Judgment

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0091
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter talks about a case that related to how sovereignty over Janan lied with Bahrain, and therefore the chapter favours in the negative regarding paragraph 3 of the dispositif. But as the ... More


Plutocrats, Paranoia, Platoche: Qatar Sports Investment in Paris

Cathal Kilcline

in Sport and Society in Global France: Nations, Migrations, Corporations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781781382899
eISBN:
9781789629323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382899.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the Persian Gulf Emirate, has chosen Paris as the primary sporting destination for its oil-generated wealth, purchasing the Paris ... More


The Gulf States: From Tribal Sheikhdoms to Sustainable States

Rolf Schwarz

in War and State Building in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037929
eISBN:
9780813042138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037929.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter deals with the history of state making without war making, looking at the small oil states of the Gulf region and including a detailed study of the United Arab Emirates. Oil discoveries ... More


Qatar’s Climate Change and Sustainability Responses

Mari Luomi

in The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change: Abu Dhabi and Qatar in an Era of Natural Unsustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387526
eISBN:
9780190214142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387526.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines Qatar’s responses to climate change and environmental sustainability through case studies of major alternative energy and sustainability initiatives, including those under the ... More


The State of Qatar

Barbara Lethem Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif

in From Charity to Social Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162077
eISBN:
9781617970283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses philanthropy in Qatar. Qatar's charitable activities include both traditional and creative modes of channeling philanthropy. Since these philanthropic initiatives are ... More


Forging Ahead in the Twenty-First Century

Antonio M. Gotto and Jennifer Moon

in Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell's Medical School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702136
eISBN:
9781501703676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702136.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter talks about how Weill Cornell renewed its commitment to caring for patients throughout the city after the 9/11 tragedy. The first years of the new millennium were characterized by an ... More


Yusuf al-Qaradawi

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This Chapter was originally the entry in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics (2014). on Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the Egyptian-born Islamic scholar who took up residence in Qatar. It sets out to ... More


Results of the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The World Summit on Sustainable Development brought together an estimated 45,000 participants in Johannesburg, South Africa. The United Nations objectives for the Summit were to review the 1992 UN ... More


The Ruling Family’s Hegemony: Inclusion and Exclusion in Qatari Society

Islam Hassan

in Sites of Pluralism: Community Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190052713
eISBN:
9780190077921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052713.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the question of how the ruling family proactively continues to consolidate its own position within Qatari society. The state adopts three primary means to reproduce and ... More


Working for the Neighbours: Arab Migrants in Qatar

Zahra Babar

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The forces and factors driving regional migration have become more complex over time, and traditional explanations for the motivations, attraction, and selection of migrants are no longer sufficient ... More


Arab Migrant Teachers in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar: Challenges and Opportunities

Natasha Ridge, Soha Shami, and Susan Kippels

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Globally, studies on migrant teachers have tended to focus on Africa and Asia, while the topic of teacher migration in the Middle East in general, and in the Gulf in particular, has not been examined ... More


Media Reform through Capacity Building

Peter Townson

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0024
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Doha Centre for Media Freedom has introduced numerous capacity building initiatives to improve the ability of media consumers in Qatar and in the region to process the vast array of information ... More


Arabia and the East: How Singapore and Doha Display the Nation and the World

Peggy Levitt

in Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286061
eISBN:
9780520961456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286061.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines how Singapore and Doha display the nation and the world through museums. New museums are on the drawing board in Doha as part of a strategic master plan to use cultural ... More


The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change: Abu Dhabi and Qatar in an Era of Natural Unsustainability

Mari Luomi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387526
eISBN:
9780190214142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

At the heart of this book is whether oil- and natural gas-dependent rentier monarchies can keep their natural resource use and the environment in balance. By examining the cases of Abu Dhabi and ... More


The Nutrition Transition And Obesity In Qatar

Tahra ElObeid and Abdelmonem Hassan

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyses Qatar’s dramatic nutrition transition, which has led to an increase in the prevalence of obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among the different sectors of society. ... More


Conclusions

Mari Luomi

in The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change: Abu Dhabi and Qatar in an Era of Natural Unsustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387526
eISBN:
9780190214142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387526.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter concludes the book with a short reflection on the determinants and successes and failures of the government responses to “natural unsustainability” to date, and argues that, despite a ... More


Qatar’s Natural Sustainability Complex

Mari Luomi

in The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change: Abu Dhabi and Qatar in an Era of Natural Unsustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387526
eISBN:
9780190214142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387526.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides a broad analysis of the so-called “natural sustainability complex”, or Qatar’s general context of political economy of natural resources, top decision-makers, and structures and ... More


The GCC States in the International Climate Regime

Mari Luomi

in The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change: Abu Dhabi and Qatar in an Era of Natural Unsustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387526
eISBN:
9780190214142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387526.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This Chapter examines the Gulf Cooperation Council states in the international climate regime (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC), with a special emphasis on the evolution ... More


The Belligerents

Mehran Kamrava

in Troubled Waters: Insecurity in the Persian Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720352
eISBN:
9781501720369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720352.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the foreign policies of six key actors in the Persian Gulf in light of middle power rivalries and sectarian tensions. The actors include Iran and Saudi Arabia, which the chapter ... More


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