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Local Politics And Development In The Middle East

1st Edition

Edited by Louis J. Cantori


258 pages

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This book concentrates on how local politics influence development in the Middle East, with the intent of encouraging more appropriate assistance programs. It discusses general policy issues and the nature of center-periphery relations in Middle East countries.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Development and Center Building in the Middle East 3. Local Leadership in Urban Egypt: Leader, Family and Community Perceptions 4. Continuity and Change in Local Development Policies in Egypt: From Nasser to Sadat 5. Local Patterns of Leadership and the Development of the Aswan High Dam Lake 6. Syria: The Role of Ideology and Party Organization in Local Development 7. New Institutions and Processes in a Traditional Setting: Examples from Al-Karak, Jordan 8. Local-Level Politics and Development in Lebanon: The View from Borj Hammoud 9. Ta Awun Mahwit: A Case Study of a Local Development Association in Highland Yemen 10. National Seeds in Local Soil: Will Development Grow? 11. Development in Rural Turkey: Leadership or Patronage?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies