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Baker Briefing: Is Houston Ready For the Next Big Storm?
In months and years following Hurricane Harvey, the vast majority of Harris County residents supported policy action to mitigate the impact of future natural disasters. On this episode of Baker Briefing, fellow Edward Emmett and Rice faculty scholar Jim Blackburn explore a critical question: Is Houston ready for the next big storm?
Edward M. Emmett, Jim Blackburn September 22, 2023
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Intersecting Vulnerabilities: Syrian Refugee Women and Turkey’s Agricultural Workforce
Female Syrian refugees are a vital part of Turkey's agricultural workforce, yet patriarchal and capitalist forces have intensified their gendered subordination. This brief — part of a series from the Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East — explores ways to improve their status.
Saniye Dedeoğlu March 17, 2023
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Biden in Kyiv: The War in Ukraine After One Year
It's been one year since Russia invaded Ukraine. Where do things stand now? Fellow Joe Barnes explores recent developments, including Biden's surprise trip to Kyiv this week, and why the prospect of a full Russian “victory” has long since vanished.
Joe Barnes February 22, 2023