Women, Globalization and Civil Society in the MENA Area: Between Marginalization and Radicalization

Leila Simona Talani
2017 Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies  
This article analyses the condition of women in the MENA area in the light of the challenges faced by those countries within the context of globalisation. It will argue that, if the position of the MENA countries in the global political economy is increasingly marginalised, this is even truer for women, who are left behind in the process of up-skilling necessary to catch up with the increasing technological demands imposed by globalisation. Moreover, the crisis of the Arab State within
more » ... tion seems to produce and increasing radicalisation of society, with all that this means in terms of further marginalisation of women. In this article a transnationalist conceptualisation of globalisation is adopted.
doi:10.1080/19448953.2017.1296258 fatcat:hfhp6zp4mvai7bjibl565mahr4