Nora Almosaed

Nora Almosaed
King Abdulaziz University · Department of Sociology and Social Work

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All studies that take from violence against women as main subject for her, including western studies are focusing on violence against women in intimate relationships where the abuser is a husband or a life partner. In most MENA societies with its patriarchal culture women become victims of violence in an early age and without being in intimate rela...
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Saudi Arabia has two types of police forces: general police and religious police, also known as the Mutaween. While the general police are tasked with investigating criminal matters and providing national security, the Mutaween specialize in enforcing the strict religious customs of Sharia law. This study explores the factors that predict both Muta...
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The Dark Triad is represented by three interrelated personality characteristics thought to share a “dark core”—that is, to be associated with a range of negative outcomes. We investigate this link alongside another potent predictor of crime, low self-control. Our analyses found the Dark Triad was strongly predictive of delinquency, especially viole...
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This study examines how ascribed characteristics (gender and nationality) and achieved characteristics (SES) are related to the extensity and occupational resources of personal networks in Saudi Arabia. Using large-scale survey data from Jeddah, results show that networks of women are smaller and less occupational resourceful, due to fewer non-fami...
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Low self-control has emerged as a ubiquitous predictor of a range of behaviors and life outcomes, including criminal and analogous behaviors. Evidence linking self-control to criminal conduct, moreover, has also emerged from several cross-cultural studies. While important, cross-cultural studies remain limited in number and in scope. Extending empi...
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What determines power in the family? Many studies have suggested that the division of labor in the family has contributed to the subordination of women. Traditionally, men have made more money and have had more power in families, while some women have depended solely on their husbands for financial support. However, many women today are working as...
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Examining public attitudes towards violence against women, the paper provides a wider perspective by discussing violence against women in the Arab world and beyond with a cross-cultural overview followed by a focus on Saudi society. It presents the findings of an opinion survey conducted among men and women in the city of Jeddah. It examines their...

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