The Current Status of Arab Women and American Women: A Comparative Analysis
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...Arab Women and American Women: A Comparative Analysis Introduction Manypeople are well aware that there are stark differences between Arab women and American women, especially as regards to their status in society, employment opportunities, marriage, family life, and divorce. The media usually depict Arab women as oppressed, traditional, religious, deprived of basic personal freedom, and mostly consigned to domestic duties, whereas American women as liberated, worldly, independent, and career-oriented. However, it is important to bear in mind that there have been a lot of remarkable and renowned Arab women scholars, public figures, and religious icons as women in the United... The Current Status of Arab ...
Dress and gender. Arab women managers and identity formation through clothing.
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...Arab women managers and identity formation through clothing. Education, Gender in Management: An International Journal, 24(6), 412-431. Richardson, C. (2004). Clothing Culture. Hampshire: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. Tajfel, H., and Turner, J. (1986). “The social identity theory of intergroup behaviour.” In, S. Worshel & W. Austin (Eds.), The social psychology of” intergroup relations (pp. 7- 24). Chicago: Nelson-Hall.... of the society (pertaining to dressing, and other social etiquettes). Thus, we find clothing both reflects and establishes gender bias. In most cases, the relationship between clothing and gender tend to follow norms set by society for indirectly promoting sexual propositions,...
The role of women in the Arab Revolutions
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...women in the Arab Revolutions Insert (s) The role of women in the Arab Revolutions Introduction Many of the contemporary Arab societies are masculine and as a result there have been little involvement of women in politics and other aspects of social life. The Arab spring not only resulted in the toppling of many dictatorships but it also witnessed many Arab women abandoning their stereotypic role of being voiceless and passive victims to fight for more freedom alongside men (Cole and Shahin, 2011, p. 4). From marching in Tunisia, Braving teargas in Yemen and Egypt to shouting slogans in the current Syrian popular revolt, women played a significant role in most of the events in the Arab... ? The role of...
Role of Women in Aviation Industry in the context of Gulf Arab Countries
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...Women in Aviation Industry in the context of Gulf Arab Countries Affiliation: Title: Date: Literature Review The role of women in the domestic and international arena is yet to match up with the role played by men in the same context. Across different countries around the world, efforts into affirmative actions have persistently been pursued, with an increasing trend over the last two decades (Tohidi, 2002, p.851-863). Men have dominated in almost every aspect in social, economic and political context when it comes to critical roles that aid development across the identified aspects. In both developed and developing nations, laws that promote human rights and equality have been... Topic: Role of...
Status of women defined in the Arab culture
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...Women in Arabic Culture Many Arabic countries have embraced Islam as their dominant religion. From the perspective of Islam, the Arab countries believe that the woman holds a respectful status in society, as far as the Quran is concerned. According to Abdul-Ati, women in Arabian countries are equal to men in status, even though these have different rights and privileges in society. He attributes the concerns about the status of women in Arab countries, as arising because of the influence of foreign cultures (Web). Nonetheless, the status of women in Arab countries remains a center of interest for the other non-Arabian, non-Islamic countries. Many aspects in the Arabian cultures and including...
In Egypt did the Arab Spring change gender roles and notions of where women belonged in society? Were women in Egypt better off before or after the Arab Spring?
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...Arab Spring was a chain of protests, demonstrations, and civil wars aimed against itarian regimes that started in Tunisia and extended to a good deal of the Arab world. The leaders of these Arab nations including Egypt were overthrown with Bahrain experiencing persistent civil disorder, and a break of civil war in Syria due to the protests. Womens participation in the Arab Spring included organizing and leading protesters and cyber-activism. There is discrimination against women in the Arab world and several activists hoped these upheavals would enhance womens rights, though its impact has not corresponded to their potentials. Women’s rights in Islam-dominated... Lecturer Gender Roles and Notions The...
Arab Woman and Politics on Present Times
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...Women and Politics in the Contemporary Arab World Outline Introduction Situating the Picture Globally Movements, Empowerments and Developments of Women for Gender Equality in the Arab World The Political Participation of Arab Women and Its Challenges Conclusion Abstract Women were situated at a marginalized position because of their gender. They were always seen as lower status than men. These women had experienced different sorts of discrimination. The case of the Arab women was not an exception. In fact, in terms of participation in the parliament, the Arab women ranked lowest worldwide. Given that, this paper had investigated the experiences and situations of Arab women in their struggle... ? Women...
Arab Woman and Politics on Present Times
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...Women and Politics in the Contemporary Arab World Outline Introduction Situating the Picture Globally Movements, Empowerments and Developments of Women for Gender Equality in the Arab World The Political Participation of Arab Women and Its Challenges Conclusion Abstract Women were situated at a marginalized position because of their gender. They were always seen as lower status than men. These women had experienced different sorts of discrimination. The case of the Arab women was not an exception. In fact, in terms of participation in the parliament, the Arab women ranked lowest worldwide. Given that, this paper had investigated the experiences and situations of Arab women in their struggle... ...
Cultural Barriers for Women in Education in the United Arab Emirates
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Building and developmental activities within any country requires collective efforts by both men and women. It is of profound importance that women participate in productivity without being left behind since this leads to an unbalanced rhythm of life.In this case, women considering their education and employment opportunities are considered well-placed to impact country’s development within political, economical, educational as well as social sectors.Currently, the world is experiencing a rise in the population of women as well as gradual educational opportunities that coincide economics in traditional attitudes towards women role in the society. The works of Al-Adhab (1992), asserts t...
Are woman in the Arab world oppressed?
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...Arab world is made up of several nations with a population of around 150 million and is going through a series of changes and transformations looking for ways to make societies more developed and improved. Along with that, women are looked at differently as they are becoming more involved in different areas. As they make up almost half of the population, they are equally important as men. It is generally believed that women in the Arab world are oppressed and hence there exists inequality in the society. Women have been making significant contributions towards their society and they are no more the...
Female Leaders Stereotyping: A Case Study of the Arab World
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...Arab World Azhar Ali Mohammed Gaarer Middle Tennessee Term paper Thomas Li-Ping Tang, Ph.D. Professor of Management Date Table of Contents Abstract 3 1 Introduction    4 2 A review of related literature 5 2.1 Traditional gender bias in domestic labor in the Arab countries: 5 2.2 The stereotyped notion that men are innately better leaders than women: 7 2.3 Discrimination in the workplace between the men and the women in the Middle East:  10 2.4 Indicators of changes for the rights of Arab women and their entry into the business sectors: 11 3 Conclusion 13 References 15 Abstract There has been a longstanding disagreement amongst... Female Leaders Stereotyping: A Case Study of the Arab...
Israeli's treatment of arab citizens,
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...Arab cultural institutions and no laws have been promulgated to protect Muslim and Christian holy sites. Voting and military rights of the Arabs The Arabs living in Israel have equal voting rights. Middle East is of the very few places that allow voting by Arab women. In fact, it is rather surprising that women hold at least 9 of the 120 Knesset seats in the government. Currently, one Druze and about eleven Arabs are in the present Knesset. In addition to this, Israeli Arabs are allowed to hold various posts within the government (e.g. Israeli’s... Israelis treatment of Arab Citizens Order No. 255195 No. of pages: 4 Premium 6530 The Arab citizens in Israel comprise of about 20% of the country’s...
Feminist Theology
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...Arab sexuality on one side to being an element of confrontation between the Western and Eastern values on the other (Heathcliff Distribution, 2009). The video 'Under One Sky' in which the modern Arab women living in North America express their views about Hijab, the veil assumes... Under One Sky of the ofthe Concerned Professor April 24, 2009 Under One Sky Till date the Feminist Theology has been a domain of the West and thus it could not help incorporating the elements of racism within its ambit (Badron, 2004, p.4). To the colonial mindset, the veil represented a range of implications varying from the exotic Arab s...
Minority in women- classmate response 9
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...women went through many years ago as slaves, but she also focuses on other minority women, the Chinese. In my view, most studies that I read today are usually focused on certain minority women such as the African-American, Aboriginals and Latino women. Though I am not saying that there are no studies focusing on other minority women, there is little research when it comes to data that shows the problems faced by other minority women such as the Chinese, Korean or Arab women. Based on Hutson’s discussion, I realized that history is always subjecting the...
Arabic Women in Leadership
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...Arabic women in leadership Introduction    “Over the centuries, femininity has been stereotyped as dependent, submissive and conforming, and hence women have been seen as lacking in leadership qualities....The male bias is reflected in the false conception of leadership as mere command or control. As leadership comes properly to be seen as a process of leaders engaging and mobilizing the human needs of followers, women will be more readily recognized as leaders and men will change their own leadership styles (Burns, 1978, 50). It is indeed a matter of debate, whether there are actually any perceivable differences between male and female leaders, as regards their efficiency and attitude...  Arabic...
Divorce has different legal and social implications for the Divorce Arab and Muslim woman. Discuss, giving examples.
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...Arab and Muslim Woman Introduction Throughout the Islamic and Arab world, divorce (talaq) has a number of both legal and social implications for Arab and Muslim women. According to Barakat(1993), the contemporary Arab and Muslim societies are highly complex, with different contending practices and cultural traditions. According to the Muslim laws pertaining marriage, marriage is not considered a sacrament socially, but rather a civil contract or union between a man and his wife. The Quran describes this union as a mithaq, a covenant. According to Quran in relation to divorce Muslims are free to marry fellow Muslims. This paper critically... Other (s) Legal and Social Implications for the Divorce Arab...
An examination of employee perception of womens adoption of stereotypically male leadership styles in traditionally male dominated organisational positions in the 21st century
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...Arab countries are highly affected since women are held by factors such as culture, religion, beliefs, among others (Adler 27). Women in the Arab world have lacked a level playfield to progress their careers (Tlaiss and Saleema 8-15). Corporate management and organizational leadership in Arabic States had been a preserve for men. Educational opportunities have opened the door for women to work in organizations and corporate world (Al-Lamky 49-67). However, since joining their work areas, there has been stagnation in career especially in managerial and leadership positions (Ibid, 465). This research... Professional Women: The Continuing Struggle for Acceptance and Equality in Leadership and Managerial...
Women in Saudi Arabia. The Hijab
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...Arab women, the western world has exaggerated and come up with skewed ideas. First, there is the depiction that in the Arab world women are regarded as submissive sexual servants also known as harems. Another depiction of Arab women sees them as terrorist supporters dressed in black. Jack Shaheem in his examination of the portrayal of women in the Hollywood film industry observers that they are humiliated and eroticized. He explains that they are often portrayed as people who never speak nor work and whose achievements are never recognized. He also brings to the fore the importance of dressing in the Hollywood films especially how it is manipulated... ? The Hijab The Hijab Introduction Orientalism is a...
Argumentative Essay
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...Arab, wearing an expensive perfume is an essential element of the high standard of living, perfume for an average Westerner is something to be worn on special occasions. Even the burqa-clad Arab women, who cover themselves from head to toe in public places, decorate and beautify themselves in the most sophisticated and expensive ways when they are in their homes. This may be attributed to the fact that an overwhelming majority of Arab women are Muslims and Islam teaches them to beautify themselves for their husbands. It is one of the strategies and principles preached by Islam so that a husband and a wife...
We live in a patriarchal society discuss how gender links to inequality in society using examples from the past and present and in England and Arab spring.
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...women where women are overlooked whenever opportunities for promotion arise while their male counterparts are promoted several times over after only a few years. The unequal treatment of women in the workplace can be considered to be an unconscious continuation of the long held attitudes concerning the inferiority of women as well as the belief that women have no place in leadership positions (Vidyasagar and Rea, 2004). This has also been the case in the Middle East even after the Arab Spring where women have continued to be discriminated against in the workplace through the promotion... and these individuals were instead forced to become subservient to men and were encouraged to leave...
Arab Culture
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...Women in Arab Culture As for most cultures, women have been given a supreme position as mother, wife, and sister. In some countries like India, woman is even considered as goddess. But it was not the case with all cultures. There were some cultures that forbade even mere human consideration to women. The status of women in Arab culture has been controversial since the ancient period and throughout history. Women’s subjugation can be mainly attributed to the iron grip of religions for which Arabia was not an exception. In addition to religion, the tradition that existed in the region also acted as a vital factor in assigning women a second position in the society and family. This essay... Status of Women ...
Arab World
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...women. The literacy levels of the youths is higher in these countries compared to the adult literacy levels. The Arab Peninsula has a literacy rate of about 94% of the youths. On the other hand, the Maghreb has a literacy level of about 83.2% and the Mashriq have a literacy rate of 73.6% in the youths (Yafi, 2012, pg. 13). The lowest rates of literacy are experienced in the least developed... The Arab World The Arab world is composed of twenty-two countries that speak the Arab language. The Arab world is made up of territories that stretch from the Arabian Sea in the East to the Atlantic Ocean in the West, and the Mediterranean Sea in the North to the Indian Ocean in the south. The Arab world consists...
How do Arab American children cope with being raised biculturally in America today?
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...Arab music witnessed the growing influence of European music theory” (Racy, 5). It has been observed, “by World War II, many indigenous musical genres and performance mannerisms had gradually disappeared” (Racy, 5). On the other side of this cultural hegemony, was also the stereotyping of Arabian culture in the west abound with “negative images of Arab women as belly dancers and harem girls, and Arab men as violent terrorists, oil “sheiks,” and marauding tribesmen who kidnap blond Western women” (Wingfield and Caraman). I was also brought up among such stereotypes. People can be so ignorant sometimes so that they have no clue... ?How do Arab American children cope with being raised biculturally in...
The Role of Women in Japan and Middle East
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...WOMEN IN A GLOBAL WORLD Globalization is a world-wide phenomenon with implications for families around the world. This essay will analyze the differing roles of men and women in the United States looking at such factors as economic/labor roles, marriage and other issues which transcend the public and private spheres for the American family of the twenty-first century. The second component of this essay will be a comparative analysis with the American family to the Arab family, generally speaking but also clearly described by Homa Hoodfar, in her book Between Marriage and the Market and by Haideh Moghissi in her book Women and Islam. This essay will discuss the impact of globalization... THE ROLES OF...
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...Women which espoused the education and liberation of Arab women as essential to strengthen and emancipate the Egyptian nation from British colonial rule. It was continued by Sha’rawi who advocated pan-Arab feminism who presented an Arab nationalist ideology as a core to feminism and opposed strongly to other feminist key issues such as the issue of female genital... 1. How has Middle Eastern feminism developed in the region historically and what progress have Middle Eastern feminists made?  The feminism movement in the Middle East already begun in the Middle age albeit it was not well documented compared to the rest of the world. As early as 1899, Qasim Amin already wrote the book The Liberation of...
Paula HolmesEber's "Daughters of Tunis Women, Family and Networks in a Muslim City"
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...women and the Arab Muslim world in common, their telling opinions aid us in accepting a multifaceted civilization. Interviews and observations both replicable and comparative are the key aspects on which the fundamentals of the ethnographical research of Holmes Eber about the women's community in the city of Tunis are based on (p.10). The major part of the collection of statistical data carrying out of observation and interviews was done mainly between the years 1986 and 1987and later in 1993. However at a micro level Holmes became an active participant as she, during these years, visited with other participants to their courtyards,...
Arab Family and Customs
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...women both have defined duties, responsibilities and rights based on gender. Girls receive different treatment and perceptions compared to the boys. Two different sets of scripts define girls and boys behaviors. Things that the average American girl would take for granted such as going out with friends to have fun are unheard of in the Arab culture. Girls who would even come close to this become considered immoral and a disgrace to the family. The girl is part of the family unit, and any negative trait that a girl has... Arab Family and Customs The United s of America is a vast, dynamic and multi ethnic country made up of people from all sorts of backgrounds, religion, races, creeds and culture. Whereas ...
The editor's note
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...Arab community. Indeed, I was amazed when an American woman called me to thank and appreciate our magazine’s editorial crew. In our conversation, I realized that she had received the magazine as a gift from her Egyptian friend. She said, “literally for the first time I read about Arab women in America, things I did not know, figures... not exposed to the American media, and the most interesting thing in the magazine, is that youre talking about Arab women social life; not only that but you also have a page for teens, which allows them to write about the problems they face." And here comes another crucial month for us. This month’s issue integrates interesting...
Arab Culture
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...Arabic food and wine are popular world wide. Being disciplined it here that knowledge was structured and passed on to those who wish to learn and know. The oldest educational institution was Madrasa for muslims like church for Christians. Thus whatever structured institutions that we see in modern world did exist from before 1000 A.D to 1900 and they later evolved to the present form. The basic training would begin with language, mathematics, sciences and religion. Even women were allowed pursuit of knowledge contrary to popular belief that they were assigned lesser duties and were oppressed. Without contributions of ancient Arabic...
You will see it under the instruaction
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...Arab culture very closely. She was very observant when it comes to the Arab women and their role in respected Arab culture. This story utterly... Find Nouf Finding nouf is a story filled with thrill and mystery. The story revolves around a very conservative pious Muslim, Nayir ash- Sharqi, who heads out in search to find a truth behind nouf death, a sixteen year old girl who was find dead in the middle of a dessert. From there the series of events starts followed by Nayir collaboration with Katya Hijazi, who works in a lab at coroner’s office and they work together to solve the mystery. Being married to a Saudi-Palestinian Bedouin man and living in Jeddah for quite a long Zoe was able to observe the Ara...
Arab Culture
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...Arab countries because this is demeaning to the Islam religion and cultural practices. The men of this culture dress from traditional robes o trousers that are designed in a way to allow air circulation keeping the body cool. This is particularly important as most Arab countries are characterized by harsh weather conditions with parts of it having deserts replacing the green vegetation like most tropical climates. Each tribe has got its unique design style to identify it from the other. Women in the fashion section mostly... Task Arab Culture Introduction Arab countries, from parts of Asia to the Northern part of Africa are mainly the countries in which this rich vast culture is evident. Through Egypt...
No need
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...Arab countries culture and religion. In fact, many think that Qatar, UAE and KSA are one country. For example, many westerns view the Arab women as oppressed women and that they are forced by men and their culture to cover their hair. However, this is not true because a lot of Arab women cover their hair and their body because of their religion and most of them do it without being forced. In fact, Arab... Conflict and Resolution Taking the of introduction to conflict and resolution shaped my way of thinking. Initially, my ideas about conflict and resolution were limited and connected to the basic theories of International relations, which are realism, liberalism, and other theories. I was also aware of...
Collectivism in the Arab culture
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...Arab population. Businesses close at the time of prayers, and there is no room for non-Islamic principles of business like investment on interest. Women have not been allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia for a long time. Workplace is extremely sensitive to gender. American culture is democratic without the domination of one religion. Business norms are established according to market’s interests instead of religious teachings. Women are as involved in the work as are men, and there is liberty of expression. Japanese society is homogenous like the Arabic societies whereas American society is heterogeneous....
Democracy in the Arab world
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...Arab Middle Easterners” (sadiki 4). Western world, particularly the US government, is doing a lot in changing the mindset of the local Arab public. West has been successful in injecting the sense of freedom and importance of human rights in the minds the Arab people. The US government has taken various considerable steps in bringing democracy to the Arab world. For example, it has made empowerment of women one of the main parts of its new campaign to democratize the Arab world (Ottaway). It is due... Your full full October 25, Democracy in the Arab World Before going into the discussion regarding democracy in the Arab world, let us get a better understanding of what democracy actually is. The basic...
Arab Societies
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...Arab society, one’s dress is indicative of more things, usually coming Arabian perspectives and interpretation of the Qur an, or scared book that tells them how they should live in the way Allah would have wanted. Since Islam is very conservative, worldly values and practices are prohibited in their society. The Al-Ziyy Al-Islami or Islamic dress is something that distinguishes them from others because such dress... The Implications of Wearing theTraditional Dress Fashion in the modern world today de s a person’s style, personality and status in life. It can be an expression of creativity when people integrate into their wardrobe some special item that reflects something about them. However, in Arab ...
The Role of Women in the GCC Countries.
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...Women in the GCC Countries The Role of Women in the GCC Countries The Gulf Cooperation Council was founded in 1981 with the objective of promoting political, economic and social relationships between the six member states comprising the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. Being an Islamic region, countries in the GCC have been known to discriminate against women on the political, economic and social fronts (Doumato & Marsha, 2005). For long, the member states have been reluctant to accept discussions on the status of women, especially about their liberties and rights, as mirrored in their lack of political rights, protection against discrimination... ? The Role of...
Arab spring
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...Arab Spring Summary: In this article “Arab Spring Uprising” the Manfreda mentioned some facts about what happened in the Middle East. First he started with Tunisia and the story of Mohammed Bouazizi. The writer believes that the most important reasons for the protest were the death of Bouazizi. He also said the Arab Spring impact on the Middle East. He divided his topic for eight sections; he said each country in one separate paragraph. Starting with what happened in Tunisia, ending by Jordan. Evaluation: This source was useful because it provided insight of what happened in the Middle East. "Arab Spring Uprisings." About.com Middle East Issues. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Oct. 2013... Annotated Bibliography...
Middle eastern cuisine
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...Arabs. Being personally affiliated with several Muslim Arabs, it is common to hear that in looking for a spouse, the main consideration is to look for someone who is suitable in terms of religion and culture. Although Muslim males enjoy more freedom in choosing their spouses from different religions or races,7 consideration on how these spouses will fit in their extended-family system is always given importance.8 It is common to hear these people saying, “I do not like American women because they do not know how to cook,” or “I do not like western women because they like to pursue their careers more than taking care of the family... .” It is not even surprising to hear a...
The Arab Spring
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...women should be given chance to participate in politics while they advocate for a civil state headed by either clerics or military. Political Islamism aimed to bring genuine democracy to the people (Warren, 2012). Cultural and Arab spring For the first time in Arab history, the feeling of belonging to one’s own country has grown largely in that masses inspired by their unique cultural resurgence that incorporates dancing on the street and changing... Arab Spring Arab spring Introduction The Arab spring being witnessed in Middle East is changing the political strategy or plan of the region as it is said to persist for decades to come. Not taking into consideration domestic developments, the Arab spring...
African film
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...Arab women are not to be touched worked as a strategic maneuver for the FLN to move weapons, bombs, and even the leaders of the resistance around the city. This strategy was very successful, as the women were able to go through the roadblocks untouched (Pontecorvo, 1966). The use of the female body to transport weapons and later the leaders of the resistance dressing up as women to travel through the city was used to continue the stereotypical... Due African Film Essay The Battle of Algiers I agree that the African filmmaker embodies the complex,yet multiple roles of the griots/bards to reconstruct and transmit information about past and present historical events that will encourage or promote change...
Women Roles in Near and Middle Eastern, African and European Societies
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...Women Roles in Near and Middle Eastern, African and European (Greek and Roman) Societies INTRODUCTION The history of the progress of women starts from the same bleak stories in all the societies of the world. This paper is going to trace the roles of women in the different societies of the world and then hold out an analytical comparison between them. ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE NEAR AND MIDDLE EASTERN SOCIETY The Middle Eastern region refers to the countries of Western Asia and Northern Africa. These countries are predominantly Muslim states and Arab countries. Women of the Arab world experienced the same sort of discrimination in their history as the women in the rest of the societies... of...
Arab Family
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...Arab career women who hold professional positions, if they are married however, they will still be expected to look after domestic affairs. The children do not come home until 5 PM, Asha the daughter will normally greet her mother and go to her room to attend to her homework until 7 PM in the evening. Abdi is in college and unless he has a class project, he will watch TV or play video games, sometimes he will drive out to see his friends but almost always make his way back before 7. The family sits down to dinner at around 7: 30, the menu often reflects the diversity of rich Saudi cuisine. The food normally includes rice, some chicken... Typical Saudi Middle Nuclear Family AbdilWahab is a 50 years old...
Arab Heritage Discussion
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...women to observe the nurse as she examines Samia explaining what she is doing. This should be done only after Mrs. Nasser understands that her daughter’s health should be taken to consideration and has given consent for the exam to be done. This is because according to Arab culture informed consent is highly valued (Purnell, 2014; Purnell, 2013). References Purnell, L. D. (2013). Transcultural health care: A culturally competent approach. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Purnell, L. D. (2014). Guide to culturally competent health care.... Arab Heritage Discussion due: According to Purnell , a health care provider may have vastknowledge on standard procedures of dealing with different...
Arab News
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...Arab News Arabian world differs tremendously from Western society, especially in terms of governmental and economical control over mass-media, including newspapers, television and internet resources. The present essay is designed to draw the main features of Arabian media functioning in the context of governmental vs. private funding and the degree of media politization. The United Arab Emirates is a federation consisting of seven autonomous regions, united in 1971. None of them has independent political institutions or political factions, and there is a high degree of centralization and subordination. "Traditional rule in the emirates generally has been...
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...Arabic and can speak a bit of English. Arab Americans are also diversified in terms of income and jobs. Some are professional lawyers and doctors while others work in farms and factories. Many Arab Americans are a business owner of large enterprises. Some Arab women work as homemakers while others are found in all kinds of professions. Research shows that Arab Americans have better education level compared to average American (Corey 240). Previously, Arabs had not realized the importance of being educated but the mentality has changed and they are enrolling children especially girls in schools. Despite the diversity in the Arabs Americans, they have so much... Immigrants Arab Americans "cultural...
The Status of Women in Middle Eastern Countries
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...women, during this era of Islam gained rights which were unparalleled in the world until the liberalization of women in Western World. (Ali, 2004). The Islamic principles, especially Quran advocated the rights of Women as equal to the male and were duly supported by the Hadith- sayings and actions of Prophet. It is also important to understand that despite being given the rights by Islam, most of the Arab societies remained stagnant in terms of providing the sexual equality to the women and at the time of codification of the Islamic laws, most of the external influences prevailing deep into the cultural values prevailing before An Islamic era. Such influences helped culminated... Introduction The...
Nintendo Wii for Women in the UAE
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...Women in the UAE 5 January Executive summary Nintendo's American market is already saturated. Nintendo Wii should find a new market and this paper presents a marketing plan for introducing Nintendo Wii to women in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Wii will specifically be best for women who are obese or have diabetes or have high risks for obesity and related chronic illnesses. The product's packaging and marketing strategy should be customised to reflect Emirati values and attire. The language should also be available in Arabic and Urdu. Distribution will be done through direct selling and kiosks. Products will also be sold in malls and toy centers. It will be priced competitively... ? Nintendo Wii for...
Arab culture class
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...Arab culture Huda Shaarawi Huda Shaarawi was a nationalist activist, who is regarded by numerous Western intellectuals as an essential stature during the early twentieth century Egyptian feminism (Kader, 5). She was born in affluence, and she spent her childhood life in harem, where she went through experienced that were explained in her memoirs. She had a substantial involvement in various philanthropic projects, and in 1908, she established a philanthropic society that was managed Egyptian women. The philanthropic society offered services for poor women and children, where she claimed that women involved in the social...
ARABIC CULTURE
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...women are allowed to work for their living and live lives independent of their families. In the current age of modernization, the number of working and educated Arab women has increased. A person’s gender also determines one’s social grouping; interactions with the opposite sex are often usually carried out in the homes. Activities are also based on family life and a person’s achievement often reflects on one’s family (Higgins Center). One’s reputation, social status, and economic achievements are also based on one’s family standing. Moreover, much loyalty to one’s family is required among Arabs. Honoring one’s family is also an important requirement among Arabs, and any misbehavior... (school)...
Arab Culture and Beliefs
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...women, eccentric rulers, scheming villains, strange beings and beasts, and rounded up with the most unlikely and profound endings.16 The Arab culture of medieval times provide the fantastic background of valor and wealth, innocence and greed, intrigue and deceit, ogre and jinn, and a rich variety of oriental charm and chicanery17 to embellish the Arabian Nights with the unique touch and brand of a world where the interplay of facts and fiction18 gave both an aura of invincibility and supernatural powers to perform the impossible.19 The Arabian Nights tantalizingly reflect the heydays... Arab Culture and Beliefs vs Arabian 1001 Nights Arab Culture and Beliefs...
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