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Globalization and Arab Foreign Policies: Constraints or Marginalization?

Bahgat Korany and Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

in The Foreign Policies of Arab States: The Challenge of Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163609
eISBN:
9781617970375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163609.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the globalization process. It starts by identifying the specific elements of the Arab region that affect its relations with the global system. It then reviews Arab government ... More


Core and periphery: the international system and the Middle East

Raymond Hinnebusch

in The International Politics of the Middle East

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053450
eISBN:
9781781700204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053450.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The nineteenth-century expansion of capitalism and imperialism into the Arab region reflected a combination of superior Western technological, market and military power which penetrated and ... More


Women's Empowerment Hammers Patriarchy: How Big is the Dent?

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Arab region has witnessed a rising interest in women's issues at both the state and the regional level. Interest in women's issues in the Arab world accelerated considerably after the Beijing ... More


An Attempt to Evaluate the Development of Arab Civil Society

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Arab civil society exists, and is sustained through, an interactive relationship with its surrounding socioeconomic and political environment. An attempt to identify the changes in and interaction of ... More


The Protective Shields: Civil Society Organizations and the UN in the Arab Region

Kinda Mohamadieh

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0024
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the various roles undertaken by civil society organizations (CSOs), or nongovernmental organizations, in the Arab region and their implications for collaboration between CSOs ... More


Introduction Arab Philanthropy in Transition

Barbara Lethem Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif

in From Charity to Social Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162077
eISBN:
9781617970283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore the ways in which persistent societal problems coupled with rapid wealth creation in the Arab region are driving ... More


Maronite Catholics, Orthodox Christians, and Sunni Muslims from the Arab Region: Between Empire, Racialization, and Assimilation

Nadine Naber

in MisReading America: Scriptures and Difference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199975419
eISBN:
9780199346158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975419.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nadine Naber, Matthew Stiffler, and their research team focus on Sunni Muslims in California and Maronite Catholics and Antiochian Orthodox Christians in Michigan, specifically those belonging to ... More


The UN Human Rights Game and the Arab Region: Playing not to Lose

Fateh Azzam

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the role played by the international human rights protection system and its mutual interactions with countries and societies of the Arab region. The United Nations human rights ... More


Fighting Corruption:: From Missing Link to Development Priority

Mustafa Khawaja

in Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166587
eISBN:
9781617975912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166587.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Most Arab governments did not add fighting corruption to their reform programs till the end of 2010 as a response to popular demands for better living conditions. This work progressed alongside ... More


The International Labour Organization and Workers’ Rights in the Arab Region: The Need to Return to Basics

Walid Hamdan

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0022
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the role of the International Labor Organization (ILO) in addressing workers' rights in the Arab region. Founded in 1919, ILO is the United Nations specialized agency that seeks ... More


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