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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
... provide an example of women resisting, negotiating, and pressing for their rights, transforming their position while their employment increased. However, the forces of globalization and the impact of the national and international political economy played an important role in the defeat of the reform...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 12–30.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Women’s Employment A. Holly Shissler  ABSTRACT Th is paper discusses the views of Turkish journalist Sabiha Zekeriya Sertel (1895–1968) on prostitution and women’s participation in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., laundry stealing, scams, and stealing from domestic employers. Given their low wages, poor and working-class women had difficulty meeting their material needs in a semicolonial capitalist urban economy even when they worked in legal occupations. In addition, the legal work most available to them, in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... as well from among Syrians, Palestinians, Kurds, Egyptians, and others in accordance with convenience and regional political circumstances. The long-term employment of Arab women in domestic service, with a primary focus on “live-in” maids, may be characterized as carrying a “burden” of obligation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 110–146.
Published: 01 March 2005
... IN THE MIDDLE EAST What Difference Has The Neoliberal Policy Turn Made?1 VALENTINE M. MOGHADAM GH n this article I examine changes in patterns of women’s employment and Isocial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 112–139.
Published: 01 July 2005
... North Africa (SWANA),1 attention has been drawn to the low rates of paid employment among women (Moghadam and Khoury 1995; Olmsted 1999; World Bank 2004b), with the argument often being made that this is an indication of women’s “underutilization” and vulner...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 99–102.
Published: 01 November 2007
... (Fall 2007) © 2007 100  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES involvement in societal development have worked to advance the cause of women. These include: 1. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948). 2. Equal Remuneration Convention (1951). 3. Employment...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
... this project is Strengthening the Family. In practice, this means that women are the main providers of housework and care work. The consequence of women’s increased unpaid domestic labor is that women have less access to paid employment, which pushes them into low-paid, flexible, and insecure jobs...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
... related to Arab societies, must be factored into the equation. A dominant theory regarding the division of household responsibilities suggests that women are largely confined to the domestic sphere and men to paid employment. According to this theory women’s labor participation is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 July 2009
... wages due to infl ation pushed women out of this sector of the labor market, which had historically been the largest employer of middle- and working-class women. Meanwhile, a large number of working-class women and women heads of household were, out of economic necessity, obliged to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the training and employment of women health workers (murshidat) byby a Dutch-YemeniDutch-Yemeni developmentdevelopment projectproject inin Yemen’s Red Sea port city, Hodeida. By focusing not on the institutions or intended “benefi ciaries” of development, but rather on the heteroge- neous actors...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
... acquisition of higher education as an opportunity for personal advancement, financial and social mobility, and avoidance of social inferiority (Abu-Baker and Azaiza 2010, Pessate-Schubert 2003). In recent years, Arab women’s higher education has enabled them to integrate in employment outside the home...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 November 2005
... care, employment, and political participation. Th ey lay at the heart of what the UN has identifi ed since 1991 as the central basis of human development, whose goal “is to enlarge the range of people’s choices and to make development more democratic and participatory” (UNDP 1991:1...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 November 2015
... opportunities for higher education and employment. Because of strict ideas about “protecting” women from unrelated men, women’s development required the production of a parallel public sphere. This time period also coincided with an influx of Western goods into Saudi Arabia, the rise of shopping malls, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 55–88.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., clinic staff explained she could obtain state-subsidized prenatal care at a municipally run Mother-Child Health (MCH) center in her neighborhood instead of traveling to East Jerusalem each month. Second, they explained that since she was working regularly, her employer could...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 1–10.
Published: 01 November 2009
... without the required legal documents, irregular male employment, and inability to meet children’s health and educational needs add to the tension that mothers in particular feel, where “your head won’t stop.” Makhoul and Ghanem’s qualitative interviews and integrated public health...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
... sphere, which included Islamic laws, morality police, and dress requirements that diminished the imagined moral corruption of mixed-gender spaces. Islamization permeated streets, public transportation, and places of public and private employment. For some of the women, the ability to attend a university...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 143–146.
Published: 01 July 2006
... analyses of the economic impact of globalization in the Arab Middle East, including its political, social, and cultural entailments” (3). The book is a compilation of essays with many recurring themes about women in the developing world, such as types of employment available to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and employment opportunities for women and shifts in Arab nationalist movements of the 1970s and 1980s from a monolithic Pan-Arabism to a celebration of local Arab identities. The confluence of individual identities coming to the fore and the expanded worldviews of many women, a focus on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2006
... positive sign particu- larly for women, which Fargues (2003) as cited in DeJong et al. sum- marises as follows: “it [rise in age] is protective against early childbirth and associated with greater educational and employment opportunities” (53).1 The role of education is also singled out...