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  • Abdulsater, Zoha (Lebanese American University, 2011-12-13)
    This research carries out an interdisciplinary approach to comparative analysis which not only transcends historical, linguistic, and cultural boundaries, but also explores distinct art forms—namely Salvador Dalí‘s painting ...
  • Assaker, Rana (Lebanese American University, 2016-12-08)
    This thesis discusses the factors that have led to the rapid rise of the Islamic State in Syria. Employing a case study methodology, it argues that the emergence and consolidation of the Islamic State in Syria are to be ...
  • Abu-Khzam, Faisal N. (Amercian University of Beirut, 2018-04-24)
    Let f be a given function and Tf some integral transform of it. The question of deducing the asymptotic behavior of - from that of Tf is classical and has received much attention. More recently the question of deducing the ...
  • Alaedine, Rola (Lebanese American University, 2021-12-23)
    Migration studies generally tend to sideline the personal and the intimate in migrants’ trajectories. Analyses of labor migration are largely flawed by a focus on economic necessity and accounts on labor migrants are overly ...
  • Sitt, Sally B. (Lebanese American University, 2011-11-04)
    Astrocytomas are tumors occurring in young adulthood. Astrocytic tumors can be classified into four grades according to histologic features: grade I, grade II, grade III and grade IV. Malignant tumors, those of grade III ...
  • Joudi, Darine N. (Lebanese American University, 2011-09-06)
  • Itani, Ghada Ahmad (Lebanese American University, 2011-07-27)
    This project provides a reading kit reflecting the curricular objectives of cycle III set by the National Center for Educational Research and Development (NCERD). It emphasizes the following curricular traditional (listening, ...
  • Bdeir, Maha F. (Lebanese American University, 2017-03-13)
    A growing body of research highlights the importance of the preschool period in preparing skilled readers. Phonological awareness is considered one of the key precursor skills to conventional literacy that develop during ...
  • Diab, Yasmine Zakaria (Lebanese American University, 2015-09-09)
    The present study examined the difference between two educational programs (i.e. Lebanese Baccalaureate and American programs) in the Lebanese system and how each program integrates reading literacy with the science ...
  • Fakhreddine, Juheina Najib (Lebanese American University, 2011-10-26)
    The exigencies of writing at the secondary school level need immediate action plans to be treated before students end the secondary cycle to tum to college. The direct method that could be applied simultaneously with the ...
  • Kanj, Vivian (Lebanese American University, 2011-10-17)
    Realism and morality are recognized as parallel forces that are in an eternal dilemma in international relations. Historically, the United States foreign policy was a reflection of this vicious circle. In the current ...
  • Klait, Ibtissam (Lebanese American University, 2017-01-30)
    The rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a non- state actor, is explained through realism although realism does not have much to say about non- state actors and their terrorist acts. The rise of ISIS and ...
  • Ramadan, Hiba Zafer (Lebanese American University, 2021-04-27)
    This study examines the ‘clash of communitarians’ thesis in the Middle East and North Africa. At the same time, it explores political dynamics of nation-states’ foreign policy outlooks. This is done by focusing on the ...
  • Kassis, Maria-Rita (Lebanese American University, 2011-10-21)
    It is with such an approach in mind that I believe an important aspect of terrorism can be fought. On the one hand, development bolsters people's aspirations and ambitions to establishing a good life. Terrorism, on the ...
  • Bahsoon, Rami K. (Lebanese American University, 2011-10-14)
    Selective regression testing attempts to choose an appropriate subset of test cases from among a previously run test suite for a software system, based on information about the changes made to the system to create new ...
  • Darakjian, Vartouhie (Lebanese American University, 2012-08-29)
  • Verheij, Renko (Lebanese American University, 2016-02-02)
    This thesis aims to contribute to the ongoing debate about Lebanon’s constitutional design. By taking liberal consociational theory as a starting point, it explores where the present power-sharing system deviates from what ...
  • Abichedid, Darina Saliba (Lebanese American University, 2011-10-20)
    This work has its origins in a 2001 term-paper done during my B.A. in International Affairs at the Lebanese American University, Byblos. The paper, at that time, for which I have chosen to work on the status of refugees ...
  • Melkonian, Liana (Lebanese American University, 2022-05-05)
    This thesis examines conflicts in the Middle East through the theoretical lens of Raymond Hinnebusch’s core-periphery (C-P) structural dichotomy of conflict. The core represents the weak Arab states while the periphery is ...

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