Al-Raida Journal: Women and the Labor Force


No. 82, Summer 1998

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Section Page
Editorial
Samira Aghacy
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Opinion 5
Research 7
Quote/Unquote 8
Newsbriefs 9
IWSAW News 10
File 11
Female Labor Force in Lebanon 12
Women and Men Home-Based Workers in the Informal Sector in the West Bank Textile Industry
Suha Hindiyeh-Mani
24

Not just a Commercial Bookstore
Ghiya Irshaid

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Jewelry is a Language by Itself
Ghiya Irshaid
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Two Unconventional Jobs Held by One Woman
Myriam Sfeir

30
A Woman Taxi Driver
Myriam Sfeir
31
A Macho Husband par Excellence
Myriam Sfeir
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Harassment in the Workplace, Does it exist in Lebanon?
Myriam Sfeir
34
The National Employment Office (NEO): An Answer to Unemployment?
Myriam Sfeir
37
The Women’s Model Parliament 40
Special Features  
Nimat Kanaan: Director General of the Ministry of Social Affairs
Iqbal Doughan: President of the Working Women League in Lebanon
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Book Reviews  
Bint Arab: Arab and Arab American Women in the United States
When Work does not Work Any More
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