The New Arab Social Order: A Study Of The Social Impact Of Oil Wealth, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The New Arab Social Order

A Study Of The Social Impact Of Oil Wealth, 1st Edition

By Saad E Ibrahim

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224 pages

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The skyrocketing Arab oil revenues of the 1970s have triggered tremendous socioeconomic forces in the Arab world. Observers have extensively studied the financial and geopolitical aspects of Arab oil, but generally have ignored the human and social repercussions stimulated by the oil wealth.

Table of Contents

Also of Interest -- Introduction -- Images of the New Social Order -- Inter-Arab Labor Migration -- Causes and Consequences of Labor Exportation: Egypt -- Causes and Consequences of Labor Importation: Saudi Arabia -- Inter-Arab Stratification -- The Challenge

About the Author

Saad Eddin Ibrahim is professor of sociology at The American University in Cairo and head of Arab affairs at Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies. He is the author of numerous publications, including Kissinger and the Middle East (1975) and Trends of Arab Public Opinion Toward Arab Unity (1980).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL059000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies