Results for Category: The Role of Governments (Middle East)

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Unauthorized, Unorganized: A Study of Unauthorized West Bank Palestinian Workers in Israel

This research paper aims to contribute to the currently limited academic understanding of the factors that keep unauthorized workers from unionizing. To that end, it studies the case of unauthorized Palestinian workers from the West Bank who are working in Israel.

The Epistemic Exhaustion of the Anti-Imperialist Ideology in the Contemporary Iran

The intention of this paper is to pin-point how anti-imperialism, in Iran, from a hegemonic ideology among the opponents of the monarchy became the main obstacle for socio-economic development of the country.

The Origins of the Israeli Nuclear Weapons Program

This essay aims to reflect upon the historical events leading up to the creation of the program and how this has shaped the relations between the Jewish state and the world.

Palestinian & Syrian Refugees: Lessons from Jordan & Lebanon

This article is about Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon. The article investigates the treatment of Palestinian refugees by comparing the experience in Lebanon and Jordan, and subsequently uses this as a baseline for an analysis of the influx of Syrian refugees following the Syrian civil war. It raises the importance of labour rights as a tool for economic integration which has positive externalities regarding the welfare of refugees and overall economic performance.

The Evolution of Coptic Activism in Egypt Since 2011: A Study of the Maspero Youth Union

The MYU sprang out of injustice and discrimination against the Coptic minority, and was created with the long-term goal of creating a civil state that will respect the rights of all minorities. In over five years of existence, it has been successful in raising awareness among the Copts about their rights and through this their violation, increasing Coptic political participation, and functioning as a pressure group for the adoption of laws in the constitution.

Institutional Isomorphism between Lebanon and Europe – Myth or Reality of a Legal alignment?

This research aims at fostering the reflection of the degree of legal alignment between the traditions of the European Union and Lebanon, partner state of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and Member State of the Union for the Mediterranean. It purports to examine how recent legislative changes have occurred in Lebanon.