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Kiliçkaya, Ferit, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
The 5th International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture has been hosted by Mehmet Akif Ersoy University (Burdur, Turkey), in cooperation with Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey) and Süleyman Demirel University (Isparta, Turkey). Our main aim has been to provide a forum for discussion, to facilitate integration in these fields, and to…
Descriptors: Literature, Conferences (Gatherings), Figurative Language, Speeches
Shafiq, M. Najeeb – Online Submission, 2011
Using quantile regression analyses, this study examines gender gaps in mathematics, science, and reading in Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Jordan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Qatar, Tunisia, and Turkey among 15 year-old students. The analyses show that girls in Azerbaijan achieve as well as boys in mathematics and science and overachieve in reading. In Jordan,…
Descriptors: Muslims, Social Characteristics, Overachievement, Academic Achievement
Shafiq, M. Najeeb; Ross, Karen – Online Submission, 2009
This study addresses the little understood relationship between educational attainment and public attitudes towards war in four predominantly Muslim countries contemplating war: Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Turkey. The multivariate analysis using public opinion data suggests that the educational attainment of respondents has no statistically…
Descriptors: Muslims, Educational Attainment, Multivariate Analysis, Foreign Countries
Shafiq, M. Najeeb – Online Submission, 2009
Using micro-level public opinion data from the "Pew Global Attitudes Project" 2005, this study investigates the effect of educational attainment and income on support for democracy in five predominantly Muslim countries: Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Turkey. Holding all else constant and compared to not finishing primary…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Poverty, Socioeconomic Status, Muslims
Shafiq, M. Najeeb; Sinno, Abdulkader H. – Online Submission, 2009
We examine the effect of educational attainment and income on support for suicide bombing among Muslim publics in six predominantly Muslim countries that have experienced suicide bombings: Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, and Turkey. We make two contributions. First, we present a conceptual model, which has been lacking in the…
Descriptors: Muslims, Income, Educational Attainment, Suicide