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The Self-Employed are Less Likely to Have Health Insurance than Wage Earners. So What?
There is considerable public policy concern over the relatively low rates of health insurance coverage among the self-employed in the United States. Presumably, the reason for the concern is thatExpand
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Historicizing Slavery in the Medieval Islamic World
  • Craig Perry
  • History
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
  • 20 January 2017
As Nadia Maria El Cheikh has said of the harem in western scholarship on the premodern Islamic world, slavery and the slave trade have yet to be fully historicized. While scholars of Abbasid-eraExpand
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This essay analyzes a bill of sale for the enslaved Nubian woman . In Cairo during the year 1108 CE, the Jewish woman Sitt al-Aqrān sold to another Jew, Sitt al-Munā, who was the widow of theExpand
Goitein and the Study of Slavery in the Medieval Islamic World
This essay assesses S. D. Goitein’s contributions to the study of domestic slavery and the slave trade in the medieval Middle East between the eleventh and the thirteenth centuries. As early as 1950,Expand
An Integral Futures Lens on Future Security Issues
An integral futures perspective to exploring security issues is proposed that provides a wider lens by taking an integrated holistic approach that explores individual and collective aspects of emerging issues from both an interior (e.g., behavior, systems, and infrastructures) perspective. Expand