Al-Raida Journal: Transforming the World of Work for Gender Equality in the Arab Region


No. 135-136-137, Fall-Winter-Spring 2011-2012

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Table of Contents

Section

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Editorial
Simel Esim

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Transforming the World of Work for Gender Equality in the Arab Region

 

Transforming the Economic Conversation in the Arab Region

Mansour Omeira

8

Barrier or Opportunity? Political Islam and Support for Women’s Political Participation in Morocco

Lindsay J. Benstead  

17

Dress Practices in the Workplace: Power Relations, Gender Norms and Professional Saudi Women’s Tactics

Amelie Le Renard  

31

Promoting Women’s Entrepreneurship in Lebanon: Enhancing Empowerment or Vulnerability?

Nabil Abdo

39

ILO Policy Brief

Pay Equity in Jordan

48

Stories from the Field

Omar Said and Carole Kerbage  

56

“Here are the Women”

Farah Kobaissy   

63

“Killing of Women in the Name of Honor”: An Evolving Phenomenon in

Lebanon

Azza Charara Baydoun

70

Young Scholars

The Mary Turner Lane Award

 

Women in Lebanese Politics: Discourse and Action

Patil Yessayan, Sawsan Khanafer, and Marie Murray

78

The Freedom She Never Had

Leanne Abou Hassan

86