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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Elias Kulukundis The crisis of the eurozone has narrowed to a conflict between Greece and Germany. At times it has appeared to be a family quarrel with all the animosity that a family can generate. The two are like an elderly father and an adolescent son unable to talk to each other. The son...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 24–42.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of authoritarianism, under both the Pahlavi family and the ayatollahs, Iran has little experience with modern democratic institutions. It is the argument of the authors that without a fully formed civil society, the lack of progress toward democracy will be prolonged, unless the religious elite come to consider...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 72–94.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Alec Rasizade Modern Azerbaijan is a typical Middle Eastern petrostate ruled by a classical Middle Eastern despot, where political (and economic) power is concentrated and inherited within the ruling family. Azerbaijan’s military compact with Turkey, signed in 2010, suggests that Baku is preparing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Syaza Farhana Mohamad Shukri; Ishtiaq Hossain Turkey's Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been accused of Islamizing society through its family-centered policies that overlap with discourses originating from the Islamic faith. At the same time, the AKP government has maintained that it abides...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the experiences of various Muslim women she encountered. Zoepf makes sure that the reader is aligned with an actual person, and that he or she hears each story from that person’s perspective as well as that of her family. This allows the reader to feel con- nected to the woman, root for her, or feel outraged...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Dominique Maillard “France is all the French,” once said General de Gaulle. Some among those French are Muslims. Most of them are immigrants or the French-born second- generation children of immigrants. For the most part they live among tradi- tional French working families with whom...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 39–46.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the Arta area in the province of Epirus. A part-time staff member is Katarina Stavrou, who is originally from Belgrade but is married to Professor Nikolaos Stavrou, a well-known expert on Albania and the Balkans. Professor Stavrou was born in Northern Epirus and, when a boy, joined his family...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 98–114.
Published: 01 September 2012
... as a natural extension of the ethnic enclave which offers both stability and employment to group members.19 Martin Marger investigated the role of immigrant networks and family ties in the establishment and operation of Canadian businesses.20 He found that access to networks in the home and host...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 115–124.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Yugoslavia also had a foreign min- ister, Koca Popovic, of Vlach ancestry, but he distanced himself from his wealthy origins and, indeed, the Yugoslav League of Communists did all it could to expropriate and marginalize previously prominent Vlach families. In May 2004, FYROM’s former interior minister...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 5–20.
Published: 01 June 2015
... by the German police states that by the end of June 2014, 378 individuals, about 40 of whom were women, had left Germany for Syria to fight in the jihad.11 Why do young teenagers all over Europe leave their families, their PlayStations, and McDonalds? How can it be that they choose war, living in cold...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 129–143.
Published: 01 September 2000
... that time, the number of Shiites has steadily increased, probably due to several factors. One is the continuation among Shiites of traditional practices such as early marriage and multiple wives. Another is the importance of a large, extended family...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 91–120.
Published: 01 December 2006
... be no change in Rio representation during the balance of the Eisenhower administration,” which still had another two years left in office.4 Briggs, who was dismayed that his ambassadorship was being cut short by a clear case of the political spoils system in Washington and having to uproot his family...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2000
... politician in power, someone who, after being crowned in the Kremlin, would remain under the control of the close Kremlin circle, which the press, in Italian style, had christened the “family,” the mafia. In this light it was logical to remove...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 5–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
...-resource­ endowment.3 For the purpose of explaining political out- comes, the most useful typology distinguishes between dynastic and linchpin monarchies.4 In dynastic monarchies, male members of the ruling families tend to dominate the top political offices, are actively involved in the daily...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 47–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 1953. He was twenty-three years old. I ventured to Athens from Washington to receive the Medal of Exceptional Deeds on behalf of the Stav- rou family, including our long-dead parents. The minister of defense presided over the ceremony and made brief remarks. He was followed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 122–125.
Published: 01 September 2003
... ambassador will likely be the portions of the book that interest historians, the most compelling por- tions are the early scenes of youth in Poland just before, during, and immediately after the Second World War. Staar spent time in an internment camp, and his family was involved with the Polish...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 September 2003
... in an internment camp, and his family was involved with the Polish resistance. Although he spends little if any time explaining how his war experiences shaped his political and intellectual views, he is a member of the now passing generation that was molded by this conflict and that determined the course...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 128–130.
Published: 01 September 2003
... in an internment camp, and his family was involved with the Polish resistance. Although he spends little if any time explaining how his war experiences shaped his political and intellectual views, he is a member of the now passing generation that was molded by this conflict and that determined the course...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 111–135.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... See Tessitore and Woolfson, 52–3; Libyan Mission to the UN, “It Is Time to Stop the Suffering,” advertisement in New York Times, 8 June 1997, 22; and Thomas W. Lippman, “Libya Sends Letter to Pan Am 103 Families,” Washington Post, 7 June 1997. MQ 11.1-08 Ohae 1/19/00 1:16...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 1990, passed away on 29 December 2011. He is survived by his wife, Katarina, and two brothers and two sisters and their families. Funeral ser- vices took place in Bethesda, Maryland, on 2 January 2012. The family of Professor Stavrou and the staff of Mediterranean Quarterly have received many...