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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
... allowed tax concessions for foreign private companies in the form of tax exemptions, exemptions from labor laws, import/export licenses, and exchange rate control regulations. They were seen to be a solution to Egypt’s economic problems as well as a new vehicle of economic development. In 1977, the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13227–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.27
Published: 16 June 2020
...-colonial Morocco ( Lazarev 2012 ). Households in peripheral regions are most vulnerable to price fluctuations. Geographical distance not only amplifies food prices but also economic choices and the labor market are failing in these areas. On the contrary, residents of large urban centers enjoy a diversity...
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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
... exact opposite actually happened in the Arab world, as Kadri ( 2015b , 140–60) shows. Over the past three decades, labor demand has grown at a much lower rate than that of the labor force, while in the 1960s and 1970s (years of state intervention and economic management) labor demand growth was...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
....” Annual Review of Sociology 26 : 611 – 39 . Brumberg, D . 1997 . “Khomeini’s Legacy: Islamic Rule and Islamic Social Justice.” In Spokesman for the Despised , edited by R. S. Applebee , 16–82. Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor . 2011...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12139–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121003
Published: 01 March 2019
... reflect what authors such as Blanford ( 2006 ), Harris ( 2006 , 281), and Geukjian ( 2014 , 527) describe as a division of labor in Lebanon between the Syrian elites who controlled Lebanon and Hariri, in which the former had undisputed authority in the use of coercive resources in the country, while the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11369–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113004
Published: 03 September 2018
... the propagation of events and enabled the protests to be organized. It would not have happened without the Tunisian people acting in solidarity and in unison. The role played by the Tunisian General Union of Labor was crucial. The union has been a significant popular force and organization in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
... gear the labor force to changing needs by increasing staff when this adds value to the organization and firing them when the organization is overstaffed. This strategy came to be termed “right-sizing,” which links recruitment with organizational goals. The policy of right-sizing invites private...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2303–306 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000018
Published: 01 March 2018
... graduates have posed on a labor market already marked by unusually high levels of graduate unemployment? Fueled by petrodollar subsidies and remittance income, as well as by the human and financial capital brought by inflows of refugees from Palestine, Iraq, and now Syria, higher education in Jordan has...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2257–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000015
Published: 01 March 2018
... its sovereign borders due to sundry international sanctions. Second, the Koreans themselves, both as professionals and laborers, contributed significantly to the materialization of the first boom. Korean companies were generally content with any small contract they could sign in the region, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2189–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000012
Published: 01 March 2018
... unemployment, impoverishment, low wages, sickness, and disability because of the fragility of the economy in these areas and the decreasing employment opportunities for the increasing number of young people who enter the labor force annually. Israel closed its labor market completely for workers from the Gaza...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104482–509 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1343838
Published: 01 October 2017
... generation. Rather, this was the product of long political labour pains. It is sufficient to compare the contexts of the 1996 constitution that framed the inception of the process of democratic transition in the country and the require- ments of the 2011 constitution that crowned the accumulative process of...
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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; 103338–353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1358956
Published: 01 July 2017
... cheap labour, and to encou- rage the spread of negative pursuits, such as alcohol and drug abuse among the youth who make up 55% of Jerusalemite society (Samman 2012). . Military checkpoints and the racial segregation wall: every day, more than 20,000 Jer- usalemite students having to pass through...
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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. 2017; 10132–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279386
Published: 01 January 2017
... the presidential family and a large stake in safeguarding the establishment, plus substantial command of huge areas of the economy, it gave up the president for its preservation and the state s institutions and territorial integrity. Mubarak s departure left Egypt s politicized military labouring to...