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  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-11)
    I find it necessary once more to visit the claim that Middle East studies have not benefited the United States' foreign policy. I think the claim is correct, but not because these studies do not supply plenty of sound ...
  • Bassem, Passant (2016-01-22)
    The aim of this thesis is to pave the way for non-managerial employees’ empowerment in governmental service organizations in Egypt. Based on a review of previous studies that discussed the Egyptian bureaucracy, this study ...
  • American University in Cairo. Office of Institutional Research; American University in Cairo. School of Humanities and Social Sciences; American University in Cairo. Office of Institutional Research (2011-11-14)
  • El Shiaty, Nadine (2012-12-28)
    This is an audio documentary that introduces the world of Heavy Metal, its subculture, the nature of the songs and the on going battle they face with both the society and the government. Heavy Metal is perceived in Egypt ...
  • El Hamamsy, Walid (Routledge (Taylor and Francis)UK, 2012-03-11)
    This article examines the use of digital media in the 2011 Egyptian revolution (25 January–11 February), termed by many analysts and commentators a “Facebook revolution”, “Twitter revolution”, “digital revolution” or ...
  • Al-Soukkary, Wael Ossama (2016-01-22)
    This project involves discovering how some Egyptian atheists develop and manage their identity. The goal of the research is to demonstrate the different variables that influence the transformation to atheism. This research ...
  • El-Tobgy, Nada (2013-05-20)
    The fashion industry in Egypt is growing, despite a struggling economy and lack of resources. AUC Radio’s Nada El-Tobgy reports on how Egyptian designers struggle to boost to an industry that has a long way to go, giving ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-07)
    The article maintains that day after day history proves that behind every new good idea is a woman, such as the wife of the President of Guatemala, wife of India’s Nehru and Safia Zaghloul.
  • Ghali, Maghie (2015-05-25)
    Belly dancing in Egypt was once a beautiful and highly esteemed art but has fallen from glory in the last few decades, becoming illicit and not respected.
  • American University in Cairo. Office of Human Resources; American University in Cairo. Office of Institutional Research (2012-03-12)
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1951-05)
    In this article, Doria Shafik writes in commemoration of Qasim Amin, who called for the liberation of women and their involvement in all aspects of life. Bint Al Nil followed the path of Qasim Amin and his desire to eradicate ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-01)
    In a short time, and thanks mainly to MESC fellows like Garth Hall and his colleagues, our newsletter made it in the news, the big global news. For instance, �letters to the editor� are increasing and come from varied ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-17)
    We all know the problems with students’ research papers. Students turn in papers with improper sources. Or they have good sources but use the material poorly. Or they use the internet when a research database would have ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-22)
    “Better thinkers...”, this is what an AUC education promises to deliver. Yet "thinking” is an outcome we do not often assess. We assess content learning, we assess student satisfaction and we spend a lot of effort evaluating ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-22)
    The very first time I walked in class to teach “Scientific Thinking”, I asked my students what they had heard about the course. One of the students responded that he heard that everything we learn in science turns out to ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-22)
    This issue continues with the theme that we started last spring, namely that of exploring and understanding our student’s intellectual development with the aim of helping them attain higher order thinking skills. We discussed ...
  • Sultan, Yara Moussa (2016-01-24)
    The January 25 revolution and the dramatic unfolding of events thereafter, have been a time of immense social, political and economic transformation in Egypt. Recent changes in political leadership, from the fall of Mubarak’s ...
  • Aboul Ela, Magda (2012-06-03)
    It is noticeable that the female professional employment is declining among graduate students in Egypt. The patriarchal gendered attitudes permeate family, labor market and state to form a powerful obstacle to women's ...
  • Sabry, Aya Walyeldin Shafik Osman (2015-05-27)
    How does death, and the dead, shape the making of living subjectivities? How do the worlds of the dead entwine with the worlds of the living? Do the dead have an agency that engages the spaces of the living and their ...