Author: Thibaut Jaulin

On June 22, 1994, the Lebanese government of Rafik al-Hariri granted citizenship by decree to an estimated 150,000 stateless and foreign residents. According to its promoters, such massive naturalization (about 5% of the Lebanese population at that time) aimed to bring a final answer to the

In: Middle East Law and Governance

Anderson, 2009; Azar et al., 2010; Schmidt et al., 2012 ). After the recent discovery of some arthropods in Triassic amber from the Dolomites, Italy ( Schmidt et al., 2012 ), the Lebanese Lower Cretaceous amber is no longer the oldest one with biological inclusions, but still very important for the study

In: Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews
Author: Nancy W. Jabbra
In Women and Gender in a Lebanese Village: Generations of Change, Nancy W. Jabbra addresses change in women's and gender roles in a village in Lebanon's Bekaa valley. Employing ethnographic methods and secondary sources, she explores that change from the post-World War II period to the early twenty-first century. The topics of geography and power, family and kinship, education and work, community solidarity, ritual and symbolism, and consideration of the future comprise the substantive part of her monograph. This work is a much-needed comprehensive treatment of women in a contemporary Arab Christian rural community.