Middle East Studies: Middle East Economics

  • Immigrant Labour in Kuwait book cover

    Immigrant Labour in Kuwait

    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 – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • A New Look at Kuwait book cover

    A New Look at Kuwait

    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 – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait: Prospect and Reality book cover

    Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

    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 – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwait book cover

    The Oil Economy of Kuwait

    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 – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait City Parks: A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management book cover

    Kuwait City Parks

    A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management

    By Subhi Abdullah Al-Mutawa

    The purpose of this study, first published in 1985, was to investigate the management practices of the Kuwait City Park System and the relationship of these practices to user satisfaction. The decision making process affecting the parks had been fragmented between three agencies, and this created…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Manpower Problem in Kuwait book cover

    The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

    By Shamlan Y. Alessa

    The period since the Second World War saw a spectacular transformation of the Kuwaiti economy, making it one of the world’s major oil states with one of the highest per capita incomes. This rapid transformation, however, has brought with it attendant problems. This book, first published in 1981,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Transforming Trade Policy in an Arab State: A Postmodern Approach book cover

    Transforming Trade Policy in an Arab State

    A Postmodern Approach

    By Mohammad Al-Zoubi

    From the starting point of a critical postmodern analysis of trade policymaking in his native Jordan, Mohammad Al-Zoubi begins to uncover why the very fact of economic globalisation and the neo-liberal ideology it represents are questioned from a developing country and particularly from an Arab…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Islamic Economics: Theory and Practice book cover

    Islamic Economics

    Theory and Practice

    By Abul Hassan, M. A. Choudhury

    This book is a comprehensive study, which provides informed knowledge within the field of Islamic Economics. The authors lay down the principal philosophical foundation of a unique and universal theory of Islamic Economics by contrasting it with the perspectives of mainstream economics. The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Egyptian Economy: Structural Transformation and Growth in the Middle East book cover

    The Egyptian Economy

    Structural Transformation and Growth in the Middle East

    By Amirah El-Haddad

    This book examines over half a century of economic policy in Egypt through an assessment of the extent to which it has achieved the structural transformation which comes with growth. In particular, the book asks whether economic development in Egypt has been marked by successful industrialization…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Financial Markets of the Arab Gulf: Power, Politics and Money book cover

    The Financial Markets of the Arab Gulf

    Power, Politics and Money

    By Jean Francois Seznec, Samer Mosis

    Financial markets across the Arabian Peninsula have gone from being small, quasi-medieval structures in the 1960s to large world-class groupings of financial institutions. This evolution has been fueled vast increases in income from oil and natural gas. The Financial Markets of the Arab Gulf…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • The Middle East and North Africa 2019 book cover

    The Middle East and North Africa 2019

    65th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its sixty-fifth edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geopolitical and economic information for this important world area. Key Features: - covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen - includes topical contributions from acknowledged experts on…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02 
    Routledge
    The Middle East and North Africa

  • The Political Economy of Financial Transformation in Turkey book cover

    The Political Economy of Financial Transformation in Turkey

    Edited by Galip Yalman, Thomas Marois, Ali Rıza Güngen

    This volume provides a comprehensive study of Turkey’s financial transformation into one of the most dynamic, if not trouble-free, emerging capitalisms. While this financial evolution has underwritten Turkey’s dramatic economic growth, it has done so without ameliorating the persistently…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives: Emerging Economies

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