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Over the past four decades, Bahrain has achieved considerable progress in socioeconomic development. With its diverse dimensions, this progress has positively influenced the role of women in society and their ability to effectively contribute to economic and social development in the country. However, women’s participation in public and political sphere is still limited due to various obstacles and cultural stereotypes. In order to cope with these, Bahraini women have to make full use of their influence in civil society and the media, as well as making alliances with the political parties to guarantee successful nomination in the elections.
 
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Bahiya Jawad Aljishi
Bahiya Jawad Aljishi
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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