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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93487–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1200260
Published: 01 July 2016
... force participation rates. Table 3 provides statements on the percentage of children (between 5 and 14 years) who are working in Arab countries, while Table 4 presents figures on the labour force distribution by sector. Table 5 is concerned with data on the employment rates, while Table 6 presents data...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
... labor productivity and increased economic growth” (vii). At the same time, it called for a bigger role for the private sector in the provision of public services, since a universal welfare regime in Egypt is too costly to be shouldered by the government alone. In its report titled Egypt’s Social...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13254–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.54
Published: 16 June 2020
... ( Cenap 2004 ). However, researchers have various perspectives regarding their types, as some suggest that they represent NGOs, professional groups, laborers’ unions, clubs, youth centers, popular organizations, and social movements ( Hennebuch 1993 , 243). Others argue that they also include political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13186–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.86
Published: 01 March 2020
... ignoring the types of conditionality that have evolved throughout the donor community over the past quarter century. It rejects not only the social conditions (human rights, labor standards, and environmental norms) that have become prevalent but also the basic economic criteria (starting with poverty...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
.... They qualify as critical junctures in defining the key moments of political change in the MENA region. For example, the labor movement that had been moving en masse in Egypt since 2004, the Tunisian General Union of Labour (UGTT), and other movements operating elsewhere in the region had kept up a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... almost equal to the labor supply rate. Moreover, since the early 1980s (the beginning of the neoliberalism invasion of the Arab homeland) there have been no major shifts in the sectoral composition or composition of companies in the Arab world, which would have allowed, had it happened, them to be more...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
... Military Will Not be Able to Govern .” Foreign Affairs 21 ( 2 ): n.p. https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/tunisia/2011-02-21/tunisian-solution-egypts-military Human Capital Research Portal . 2016 . Labour Force Survey in Egypt . Human Capital Research Portal. Accessed October 10, 2017...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11463–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114004
Published: 04 December 2018
... structural problems, including the labor force. With the objective of boosting the diversification of the Gulf economies, it is important to become familiar with the Third Industrial Revolution as basically outlined by prominent theorists such as Jeremy Rifkin ( Rifkin 2013 ) who believed that it is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
... empower women, the Iraq situation has been mixed. While labor participation increased in the short term, widows and abandoned women have been thrown further into poverty, become displaced, and found it difficult to return to their former homes. Formal peace negotiations between conflicting powers define...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11369–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113004
Published: 03 September 2018
... purchasing power. Nonetheless, the economic situation not only depends on improving living conditions, such as the provision of labor, food, medicine, housing, infrastructure development, and enduring the economic crisis resulting from the market economy and privatization of the public sector, but also...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113010
Published: 03 September 2018
... globalization. The study explains the situation of expatriate labor in the Gulf, which represents large proportions of the total population in excess of half in some countries, while maintaining its customs within small or large community ghettos. It also presents problems related to the status of Gulf...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104577–595 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402481
Published: 01 October 2017
... the Arab world. In addition, China needs to develop cooperation with Arab countries in many promising fields, such as entrepreneurship, employing labour surplus, foreign direct investments and technology transfer. Figure 2. Chinese imports from the Arab world, 1995 2013. Source: Abu Hatab (2015, 6...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
... model on an objective basis related to the saturation of horizontal cooperation values and the ability to act in civil organizations as a labour union, it can be said, based on the technique of correspondence analysis, that there are linkages...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103392–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350368
Published: 01 July 2017
... immigration. . Legal rights such as human rights, the rights of children and the rights of the individual. . The laws that may be titled as professional because they are connected to specific major. There many laws and include: labour law; law of the stock exchange and financial insti- tutions; agricultural...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102228–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297565
Published: 01 April 2017
... statistical data for further analysis. The datasets are available across consumer prices, gross domestic product (GDP), foreign trade, social health, energy, agriculture, education, labour force, and environment. Datasets cover the period between 2004 and 2014; however, there might be variations across the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102256–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1302059
Published: 01 April 2017
... to a normal supply model that takes account of labor, capital, technology and other inputs and their various costs; it is just that the Hubbert curve aggregates those inputs into a simple supply versus cumulative supply relationship. (164) When plotting the volume of Iraqi annual production as a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... relatively more profitable and, notably, induced a flow of labour into agriculture, reversing the prevailing trend (away from agriculture) that had continued for a century. Table 2 uses census data about the distribution of the labour force according to economic sector and shows that total employment in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92252–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157985
Published: 01 April 2016
... confluence, today, within a single Arab state. The states that derive revenues from oil such as those of the Arab Gulf lack the requisite labour forces and market scale, while the states with fertile lands such as the Sudan lack the requisite capital and technology. States that have a suffi- ciently large...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9182–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124519
Published: 01 January 2016
... (including compulsory collective labour), voluntary and involuntary purchase of foreign companies that captivate rare and external capital (thus depriving the country from learn- ing valuable skills and competencies), pricing policies that discourage agricultural pro- duction, forms of unneeded and costly...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84553–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1081344
Published: 01 October 2015
... satellite channel, as Minister for Information. The king also spent 110 billion riyals, or approximately US$30 million, to support the needy social sectors at the start of his rule of the country (Al- Dosari 2015; Hilal 2015; Noon Post 2015). The reform attempt conclusions and visions The complexities of...