Results for Tag: Levant

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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.

Essay Contest: Cyber Security and Online Citizenship in MENA

Fanack Academy’s Fall 2016 Essay Contest on Digital Security and Online Citizenship in the MENA region.

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.

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.

Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt: Causes and Policies of Prevention

The epidemic level of Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt is attributable to a multitude of cultural, legal, and political factors. There has been increasing pressure from the international community on Egypt to eradicate this practice, as both US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron have both separately and repeatedly called for an end to the practice.