Pamela Abbott is Honorary Professor of Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, and Director of the Centre for Global Development. She is co-author of The Decent Society; planning for social quality, Routledge, 2016.
Iraq after ISIS: continued conflict or rebuilding beyond ethno-sectarian identities?
Ignoring priorities that have popular support in Iraq risks undermining post-ISIS attempts to build a stable...
What do people in the Arab countries want? Conceptions of democracy
Arab respondents mostly reject the EU brand of formal liberal democracy in which elections are essential, but civil...
Perceptions of EU foreign policy in the MENA region
In Arab countries, the EU is not seen as providing stability or promoting democracy. Asked what policies the EU...