Drawing on a vast expertise, the authors of the books in this collection each present a different aspect of the society of a variety of Middle Eastern countries for analysis. They examine, among other topics, the formation of new states from tribal beginnings, the impact of oil and war, population movements, education, human rights and urbanisation. Together these books form an essential reference collection.
Table of Contents
1. Administration and Development in the Arab World Jamil E. Jreisat and Zaki R. Ghosheh 2. Arab Education in Transition Byron G. Massialas and Samir Ahmad Jarrar 3. Arab Resources: the Transformation of a Society Edited by I. Ibrahim 4. Arab Voices: the Human Rights Debate in the Middle East Kevin Dwyer 5. Bedouin of Northern Arabia Bruce Ingham 6. The Changing Middle Eastern City Edited by G.H. Blake and R.I. Lawless 7. Dawn Over Oman Pauline Searle 8. The Dilemma of Development in the Arabian Peninsula Abdul Rahman Osama 9. Jews in Nineteenth-Century Egypt Jacob M. Landau 10. Kuwait and the Gulf : small states and the international system Hassan Ali Al-Ebraheem 11. Kuwait: the Transformation of an Oil State Jill Crystal 12. Man, State and Society in the Contemporary Middle East Edited by Jacob M. Landau 13. The Middle East: A Geographical Study Peter Beaumont, Gerald H. Blake & J. Malcolm Wagstaff 14. Oman : Economic, Social and Strategic Developments Edited by B.R. Pridham 15. The Origins of the United Arab Emirates Rosemarie Said Zahlan 16. Population and Society in the Arab East Gabriel Baer 17. Pre-School Education in the Arab World Huda Nashif 18. The Republic of Lebanon: Nation in Jeopardy David C. Gordon 19. The Shaping of the Arabs Joel Carmichael 20. Studies in the Arab Theater and Cinema Jacob M. Landau 21. An Urban Profile of the Middle East Hugh P. Roberts