Results for Tag: labor

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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.

Islamic Art and the Museum – The construction and problematic use of the Islamic art discourse within museums

The study of Islamic art and architecture is a relatively new field in history of art, and was constructed and forged at the end of the nineteenth century by European scholars after interest in the field started to rise . During that same time, the first museums started to create separate spaces or departments for artifacts now known as Islamic art.

Adaptation to Climate Change in the Jordan River Valley: the Case of the Sharhabil Bin Hassneh Eco-Park

The topic of this thesis, titled Adaptation to Climate Change in the Jordan River Valley: the Case of the Sharhabil Bin Hassneh Eco-Park, is to examine possible solutions of development projects to help the Jordan River Valley to adapt to the impacts that climate change will have in particular to the natural resources in the valley.

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.

Featured Debate:Football, Migrant Exploitation, and the Kafala System in the Gulf

The World Cup, arguably the most prestigious sporting event in the world, will occur in Qatar in 2022. But football is the last thing on the minds of those critical of the choice of venue. The problem of migrant working conditions has been plaguing not only Qatar, but the MENA region as a whole. Domestic […]