Monthly Archives: July 2010


Pakistan’s madrasas reassessed

 By Hichem Karoui,  The Gulf Today, July 24, 2010 Over the past decade, the US has channeled $11 billion in aid to Pakistan and Afghanistan, with virtually all of it going to the military. Many observers are skeptical, but there is a feeling that without Pakistan’s help, the situation cannot improve in Afghanistan. And there is […]

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41 Indicators of Development

A public access codebook for the international development research community Arno TAUSCH Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Innsbruck University, Austria E-mail: Arno.Tausch@uibk.ac.at Box 1: The independent variables % women in government, all levels is one of the UNDP’s long-term lead indicators of the institutionalization of political feminism. We time-lagged the variable and measured the it […]

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Will They Talk?

By Hichem Karoui July 17, 2010 The Gulf Today , July 17, 2010 Just a few days before Netanyahu’s last visit to the White House, the Washington Post (June 25) run a story about Shimon Peres urging the United States and other world powers to engage with Hamas in order to persuade the hardliner group […]

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Dataset for ‘Globalization, the human condition and sustainable development in the 21st Century.

Social Sciences and Humanities- MESOJ- ISSN 2109-9618- (2010) Volume 1 No 2 ‘Cross-national perspectives and European implications’ Dataset, documentation and codebook. By Arno Tausch, Innsbruck University French-language sociology in particular, and European sociology in general, as yet did not fully appreciate the full potential of macro-quantitative development research. In this data set for 175 countries, […]

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Which way to Tehran?

Pre-emptive air strike, cumulative diplomacy, technical isolation and the Iranian nuclear crises Henry U. Ufomba and Robert O. Dode The Journal of Public Administration and Policy Research (JPAPR) May 2010 The issue of nuclear proliferation and its imp…

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