What is the impact of the quota system that is implemented in the North African and Middle Eastern region, specifically Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon?
Students will write a paper analyzing current issues of gender within a specific policy area for one or more of the countries in your focus region (Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon) . You should assess how the current situation came to be and what are the near-term (5-10 years) prospects for policy change. Regardless of the policy area or countries selected, students will use the theoretical perspectives discussed in classed to assess the role gender in politics in general and for their region. (i.e. political participation, etc.)