Development of Administrative Research and the Critical Theory

Amid the 1930s, a group of German philosophers at the Goethe University of Frankfurt fled Nazi Germany to the United States together (Katz & Katz, 2016). These German philosophers, primarily Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, Leo Lowenthal, Erich Fromm, and Herbert Marcuse, are…


By Zeina Fakhreddine, Laura Kelly, Gail Lewis, and Eyas Zakri

People should go to their doctors on a regular basis; if not for particular symptoms, then to seek preventive healthcare. There are many reasons people visit doctors, but in the United States there are many other reasons people avoid visiting…


Transgender, Transsexual, and Transphobia

Transgender individuals are people who identify with a gender that is different from the one they were born with (Biblarz & Savci, 2010). Some choose to undergo medical surgeries to convert their sex; those usually identify themselves as transsexual (Biblarz & Savci, 2010). Nevertheless, transgender is…


The outbreaks of different pandemics in the past decades such as HIV, H1N1, and COVID-19, etc. has been the trigger to brainstorm effective and long-lasting health communication models. Generally speaking, the management of public health emergencies and natural disasters has always contained an important communication component that takes the form…


The purpose behind health communication campaigns is evidently and primarily to sustain public health awareness among the target audiences. There are several approaches, and each campaign chooses its theoretical approach after a careful consideration of the psychological, physiological, and ethical concerns. Nevertheless, these campaigns are still prone to commit unintended…


The Frankfurt School consists of German philosophers who used the Marxist materialist foundations, and they tried to combine it with the Hegelian dialectics. These German philosophers, primarily Theodore Adorno and Max Horkheimer, applied this combination of theories to culture. Critical Theory started amid the 1920s, and it took off after…


When it comes to the definition of media, there is not a right or wrong answer. Many believe that media are limited to the traditional media, i.e. newspapers, television, and radio. However, as I see it, media are beyond that. Broadly speaking, the definition of media is any access to…


In the Emergence of a ‘Diasporic Political Field’: A Case for Political Remittances published in 2016, Tabar and Maalouf discuss the recent literature’s approaches on various concepts of political remittances. This discussion, as pointed by the authors, is aimed at locating political remittances within the diasporic fields that will pave…


Abstract

The aim of this research is threefold: to define and discuss class mobility, to study if there is a causal correlation between return migration and class mobility, and to investigate how returnees’ economic capital enhances their upward class mobility.

To do this, migration and class mobility will be thoroughly…

Zeina Fakhreddine

Ph.D. in Media and Communication Studies|M.A. in Migration Studies|B.A. in Jounalism

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