Amaney Jamal
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Assimilating to a White Identity: The Case of Arab Americans 1
K. Ajrouch, Amaney Jamal
Sociology
1 December 2007
Racial identity is one of the primary means by which immigrants assimilate to the United States. Drawing from the tenets of segmented assimilation, this study examines how the ethnic traits of… Expand
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When Is Social Trust a Desirable Outcome?
Amaney Jamal
Political Science
1 November 2007
Levels of both political and social trust tend to play a crucial role in democracies. Yet we have little understanding of the ways in which trust operates in nondemocratic societies. This article… Expand
58 Citations
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Race and Arab Americans Before and After 9/11: From Invisible Citizens to Visible Subjects
Amaney Jamal, Nadine Naber
Geography
27 February 2008
Bringing the rich terrain of Arab American histories to bear on conceptualizations of race in the U.S., this groundbreaking volume fills a critical gap in the field of ethnic studies. Unlike most… Expand
177 Citations
5
The Youth and the Arab Spring: Cohort Differences and Similarities
Michael Hoffman, Amaney Jamal
Sociology
2012
The Arab Spring has been described as a youth rebellion driven by grievances about unemployment and dissatisfaction with existing regimes. In this article, we assess these claims by examining the… Expand
98 Citations
5
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Reassessing Support for Islam and Democracy in the Arab World?: Evidence from Egypt and Jordan
Amaney Jamal
Sociology
1 September 2006
A cross the Middle East, support for democracy is striking. Regional survey data throughout the Arab world indicates that levels of support for democracy enjoy consid erable majority support.1… Expand
61 Citations
5
Governance and health in the Arab world
Rajaie Batniji, Lina Khatib, +5 authors R. Giacaman
Medicine, Political ScienceThe Lancet
25 January 2014
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It is suggested that efforts to improve government effectiveness and to reduce corruption are more plausibly linked to population health improvements than are efforts to democratise, however, these patterns are based on restricted mortality data, leaving out subjective health metrics, quality of life, and disease-specific data.Expand
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Arab Minority Nationalism in Israel: The Politics of Indigeneity
Amaney Jamal
Political Science
17 March 2011
Introduction: Understanding the Politics of Indigenous National Minority 1. The Theory and Epistemology of Indigeneity 2. Politicizing Arab Indigeneity in Israel 3. The Changing Modes of Patriotism… Expand
50 Citations
4
Anti-Americanism and Anti-Interventionism in Arabic Twitter Discourses
Amaney Jamal, Robert O. Keohane, D. Romney, D. Tingley
SociologyPerspectives on Politics
1 March 2015
Systematic investigation of attitudes expressed in Arabic on Twitter towards the United States and Iran during 2012–13 shows how the analysis of social media can illuminate the politics of… Expand
47 Citations
3
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The Democracy Barometers (Part II): Attitudes in the Arab World
Amaney Jamal, Amaney Mark Tessler
Sociology
17 January 2008
Abstract:The Arab Barometer finds widespread support for democracy in Arab world. Definitions of democracy vary considerably, however, with some citizens emphasizing government accountability and… Expand
94 Citations
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Explaining Divergent Revolutionary Coalitions: Regime Strategies and the Structuring of Participation in the Tunisian and Egyptian Revolutions
M. Beissinger, Amaney Jamal, K. Mazur
Political Science
1 October 2015
The revolutions that swept through the Arab world in 2010–11 were massive political upheavals in which millions of citizens took to the streets against their respective regimes. In a matter of weeks,… Expand
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