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A history of Saudi Arabia
This updated edition analyses the challenges, both internal and external, facing Saudi Arabia in the twenty-first century. Two new chapters discuss the political, economic and social developments inExpand
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RAD52 polymorphisms contribute to the development of papillary thyroid cancer susceptibility in Middle Eastern population
Genetic polymorphisms of DNA repair genes seem to determine the DNA repair capacity. We hypothesized that polymorphisms of genes responsible for DNA repair may be associated with risk of thyroidExpand
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Contesting the Saudi state : Islamic voices from a new generation
The terms Wahhabi or Salafi are seen as interchangeable and frequently misunderstood by outsiders. However, as Madawi al-Rasheed explains in a fascinating exploration of Saudi Arabia in theExpand
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Iraqi Assyrian Christians in London: The Construction of Ethnicity
Based on an in-depth study of one of the oldest Middle Eastern immigrant communities in London, the Assyrians are a minority within the London Iraqi minority and such represent an interesting case ofExpand
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The Shi'a of Saudi Arabia: a minority in search of cultural authenticity
Abstract This article focuses on the transformation of Saudi Shi'a resistance from one which centred on military confrontation in the 1980s to one which invokes searching for cultural authenticityExpand
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Political migration and downward socio‐economic mobility: The Iraqi community in London
Abstract It was only after the Gulf War (January 1991) that the Iraqi community in London became visible with the concentrated media coverage. So far the community has not attracted sociological orExpand
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