1st Edition

The New Arab Social Order
A Study Of The Social Impact Of Oil Wealth

ISBN 9780367309763
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

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. This book challenges the commonly accepted view of the im

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

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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).