Essays about: "Lebanon"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the word Lebanon.

  1. 1. Intersecting Oppressions of Migrant Domestic Workers : (In)Securities of Female Migration to Lebanon

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Janine Gunzelmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Gendered Migration; Migrant Domestic Workers; Intersectionality; Lebanon;

    Abstract : This Master’s thesis explores the intersection of powers that create (in)secure female migration to Lebanon. It contributes to a growing literature corpus about the lives of women, originating from South/ South-East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, who migrate to Lebanon to work in the domestic work sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE CHALLENGES OF FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS OPERATING IN THE MIDDLE EAST : Group 33

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Kristina Peric; Maja Bergstrand; Sofia Dahl; [2020]
    Keywords : Female Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurship; Middle East; Equality; Challenges; Contextual Factors;

    Abstract : Background The Middle East is a region that consists of 17 countries: Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Cyprus, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia (Pariona, 2020). Due to the persistent presence of old social and cultural structures, inequality remains a problem within the region. READ MORE

  3. 3. The abolishment of the Lebanese marriage loophole – article 522. A qualitative social movement study that analyses and explores Lebanese women’s movement advocacy towards legislative changes and social change related to gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Donna Maria Maalouf; [2019-08-13]
    Keywords : Globala studier; global studies;

    Abstract : In Lebanon, women have a long history of organizing and working towards equal legislationfor all, just as in other countries around the world. After several rounds of advocacy by actorsfrom the Lebanese women's movement, the gender-discriminating article 522 from the penalcode was abolished in the year 2017. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do global oil prices drive domestic food prices? : evidence from the Middle East countries

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Madina Alieva; [2019]
    Keywords : food price; crude oil price; cointegration; VECM; Middle East;

    Abstract : This study investigates the dynamic relationship between global oil prices and domestic food prices across 11 countries of the Middle East. Using monthly data covering the period from January 2010 to October 2018, the study employs long-run cointegration tests, vector error correction model (VECM) and vector autoregression (VAR) model to examine the effect of global oil prices on domestic food prices in a sample of Middle East countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Set in Stone: Power Mediation through French Colonial Architecture in Lebanon’s Majlis an-Nuwwab

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Chaton Smedra Chamoun; [2019]
    Keywords : Architecture; French colonial architecture; Lebanon; Majlis an-Nuwwab; Colonialism; Power;

    Abstract : This thesis will provide an analysis of the current Parliament building in Beirut, which is called Majlis an-Nuwwab, and was built by the French colonial state that ruled over Lebanon. It will examine to what extent it has theoretically contributed to the mediation of the French colonial power over Lebanon, through the analytical framework provided by Njoh and Bigon, along with a theoretical framework offered by Kim Dovey. READ MORE