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  • Higher Education Revolutions in the Gulf: Globalization and Institutional Viability book cover

    Higher Education Revolutions in the Gulf

    Globalization and Institutional Viability, 1st Edition

    By Fatima Badry, John Willoughby

    Over the past quarter century, the people of the Arabian Peninsula have witnessed a revolutionary transformation in higher education. In 1990, there were fewer than ten public universities that offered their Arabic-language curricula in sex-segregated settings to national citizens only. In 2015,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Economic Development Process in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    The Economic Development Process in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    By Alessandro Romagnoli, Luisa Mengoni

    Offering a comprehensive analysis of the development of economies in the Middle East and North Africa over the past half century, this book charts the progress of these countries through an examination of an Islamic model of economic development, reform processes, and economic integration.Far from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Human Development in Iraq: 1950-1990 book cover

    Human Development in Iraq

    1950-1990, 1st Edition

    By Bassam Yousif

    This systematic evaluation of Iraq’s political economy and human development offers a complex and sophisticated analysis of Iraq’s recent history. Focusing on the period from 1950 up to the Gulf war in 1990, the book brings an understanding of how development has been shaped or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Aid Paradoxes in Afghanistan: Building and Undermining the State book cover

    Aid Paradoxes in Afghanistan

    Building and Undermining the State, 1st Edition

    By Nematullah Bizhan

    The relationship between aid and state building is highly complex and the effects of aid on weak states depend on donors’ interests, aid modalities and the recipient’s pre-existing institutional and socio-political conditions. This book argues that, in the case of Afghanistan, the country inherited…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development: Negotiating tradition, power and fragility in Afghanistan book cover

    Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development

    Negotiating tradition, power and fragility in Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    By Holly A. Ritchie

    George Bernard Shaw once said that reasonable people adapt themselves to the world but unreasonable people adapt the world to themselves. In a sense, this book explores how these so-called ‘unreasonable people’ may interact to re-fashion the world around them in fragile economic development.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Analytical Peace Economics: The illusion of war for peace book cover

    Analytical Peace Economics

    The illusion of war for peace, 1st Edition

    By Partha Gangopadhyay, Nasser Elkanj

    The Middle East is at an unprecedented crossroads between the established Euro-centric system and the emerging Asian powerhouses like India and China. Their economies, policies and social structures are a half-way-house between these two dominant groups and are an important case study to examine in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Economics and Capitalism in the Ottoman Empire book cover

    Economics and Capitalism in the Ottoman Empire

    1st Edition

    By Deniz Kilinçoğlu

    Is it possible to generate "capitalist spirit" in a society, where cultural, economic and political conditions did not unfold into an industrial revolution, and consequently into an advanced industrial-capitalist formation? This is exactly what some prominent public intellectuals in the late…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Islam, Marketing and Consumption: Critical Perspectives on the Intersections book cover

    Islam, Marketing and Consumption

    Critical Perspectives on the Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aliakbar Jafari, Özlem Sandikci

    In recent years, a critically oriented sub-stream of research on Muslim consumers and businesses has begun to emerge. This scholarship, located both within and outside the marketing field, adopts a socio-culturally situated approach to Islam and investigates the complex and multifaceted…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Immigrant Labour in Kuwait book cover

    Immigrant Labour in Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Abdulrasool Al-Moosa, Keith Mclachlan

    Kuwait has among the highest levels of personal incomes in the Middle East and the best oil reserves to production ratios of all the exporting states. Its good material fortune is offset by its political precariousness engendered by Kuwaiti nationals forming a minority and a heavy dependency on…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • A New Look at Kuwait book cover

    A New Look at Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Zahra Freeth

    This book, first published in 1972, describes a Kuwait normally hidden to the eyes of visitors. The author draws upon a vast experience of the country, from both before and after the discovery of oil, and analyses the changes to the physical appearance of the city as well as the changes to the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait: Prospect and Reality book cover

    Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

    1st Edition

    By H.V.F. Winstone, Zahra Freeth

    For many the story of this small Arabian state begins and ends with the wealth that has accrued from its vast oil deposits. But the real fascination of Kuwait lies in its geological and archaeological history; in its long struggle for survival among powerful neighbours; in its ambitious plans for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwait book cover

    The Oil Economy of Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Y.S.F. Al-Sabah

    The economy of Kuwait is almost wholly dependent on oil. Such dependence on a depletable resource invariably stores up problems for the future, and in the case of Kuwait, these problems are aggravated by the unusually large proportion of skilled immigrant labour in the country. Dr Al-Sabah’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

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