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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52198–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.668303
Published: 01 April 2012
... in the popular slogan: ‘The people want the overthrow of the regime’ ( al-shaʿb yurīd isqāṭ al-niẓām ). It aims to identify the actors involved in the revolution, particularly the youth and participants among the labour movement. Through this analysis the study explores the new political subjectivity...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12461–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.61
Published: 01 December 2019
... cohesion and preservation ( Abdel Latif 2018b ). Aware of this change, sociological research has recently been combined, as noted above, to examine the situation of women in isolation from that of men following the steady increase in women’s entry into the labor market and to try to understand the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12483–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.83
Published: 01 December 2019
... ). April 6 was as diverse as Kifaya, although its membership was much younger than that of Kifaya. The group was inspired by the labor strikes in the industrial city of El-Mahalla al-Kubra in 2008 and began to coordinate its own strikes and protest actions that year. This was one of the groups that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124104–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.104
Published: 01 December 2019
... cultures that could lead to revolutions: While the Frankfurt School attributes the impossibility of a revolution to the domination of machines, dumping markets with products for all, bridging the gap between labour force and capitalists, and the domination of mass media which lead to the reification...
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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; 123119–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123007
Published: 03 September 2019
..., wealth, labor, commissioning of duties or tax-collection tasks, and protection in the physical and symbolic sense, as well as inheritance and marriage. Families occupied an important position in the management of social affairs in Gaza City. Gazan families have fought numerous struggles to manage...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... area was motivated by the need to “cleanse” the monument which had been “violated” and “desecrated” by the “vile” anti-government protests ( Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor 2011 ). Coins bearing the image of the monument were removed from circulation. Given its symbolism for the movement...
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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; 122171–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122009
Published: 02 June 2019
... labor market has to offer them, while the rest may simply relocate elsewhere depending on their livestock. Haifa Salam, Hussein Abu Rida, and Hussein Kassem Diab, Lebanon from Irfed to McKinsey: Sociological, Political, and Developmental Approaches (Beirut: Dar Al-Nahda al-Arabia, 2019). 223 pp...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... social issues, some sermons included references commending acts of social value, such as cleaning the neighborhood, working hard, 7 respecting workers (on the occasion of Labor Day), driving safely, etc. There was an emphasis placed on many social problems related to young people, especially their...
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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. 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; 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. 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
... Council (Research Papers No. 30). London : LSE Kuwait Programme . ——— . 2014 . Arab Gulf States: An Assessment of Nationalization Policies (GLMM Research Paper No. 1). Badia Fiesolana : Gulf Labour Markets and Migration Programme (GLMM) . Hood, C. 1995 . “ The New Public Management in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
... preservation of Islamic culture as a unique identity communicated among the labor market ( Mourad and El Karanshawy 2013 ). This would allow these institutions to compete in the new dynamic higher education market. Also, although the primary responsibility for political activities would remain with public...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-27–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000002
Published: 01 March 2018
... claim that such texts are good for explaining all times and places. In short, we must resist becoming fundamentalist researchers. We need to focus on the political economy of neoliberalism, water shortages, climate change, the labor movement, multinationals and management consultancy firms and their...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2127–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000008
Published: 01 March 2018
...; whatever form it takes—ridicule playing outside the theater, dreams of violent revenge, old visions of a world turned upside down—this collective hidden discourse is essential to a dynamic vision of power relations” ( Scott 2015 ). The labor crisis coincides with low monthly income; more than half of...
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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. 2018; 111-263–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000005
Published: 01 March 2018
... Tunisian opposition parties represented in Paris (the Conference for the Republic; the Renaissance Movement; the Tunisian Workers’ Communist Party; the Democratic Union for Labor and Liberties; and the Nasserite Partisans), as well as the most important human rights organizations in Tunisia (the...