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  • Economic and Political Change in the Middle East

    By Elias H. Tuma

    In the early 1960s the Middle East suffered from political instability, inefficiency of government, widespread poverty and inequality, low productivity, and a mounting population pressure on the region’s resources. With the exception of some of the oil-exporting countries, the entire region still…

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    Routledge

  • The Economic Development of Jordan

    Edited by Adnan Badran, Bichara Khader

    Jordan is one of the most important countries of the Fertile Crescent. Although it is not richly endowed with material resources its political significance in the region gives it considerable authority. This book focuses on the economic development of Jordan over the last decade. It analyses the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge

  • The Economic Development of Libya

    Edited by Bichara Khader, Bashir El-Wifati

    Libya has been one of the most remarkable of the Arab oil producers. It has combined an aggressive foreign policy, a domestic political revolution and extraordinary economic growth over the last decade. This book focuses on the development of the Libyan economy over this period. In the boom years…

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    Routledge

  • The Economic Development of the Yemen Arab Republic

    By Ragaei al Mallakh

    The recent economic development of the Yemen Arab Republic is in stark contrast to the centuries of isolation that had marked the country prior to the 1962 Revolution. When economic planning was instituted in the 1970s, the nation was confronted by the needs of reconstruction after years of…

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    Routledge

  • The Economies of the Arab World

    Development since 1945

    By Yusuf A. Sayigh

    This book, a comprehensive study of twelve of the economies of key countries of the Arab world, has three main objectives: to record the developmental achievements and failings of each country; to examine the main issues arising in the drive for development; and to assess the future outlook for…

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    Routledge

  • Islam and the Political Economy of Meaning

    Comparative Studies of Muslim Discourse

    By William Roff

    To be a Muslim is to be a part of a culture with distinct beliefs, ideas, institutional forms and prescriptive roles. Yet there is a complex inter-relationship between a system of knowledge and belief, such as Islam, and the immediate political, economic and social context of its adherents. This…

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    Routledge

  • Libya Since Independence

    Economic and Political Development

    Edited by J.A. Allan

    Since its independence in 1951, Libya has experienced rapid economic and social change. Many of these developments, though dramatic, have not been comprehensively documented until now. One of the problems that Libya has had to face has been the absorption of burgeoning oil revenues, and here the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge

  • Libya

    Agriculture and Economic Development

    Edited by J.A. Allan, K.S. McLachlan, Edith T. Penrose

    Oil revenues have made Libya rich since 1961, when oil exports began. This new wealth has affected all sectors of the economy and especially the agricultural sector; there have been considerable movements of population, changes in the use of land, and, possibly most important, there has been a…

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    Routledge

  • The Middle Eastern Village

    Changing Economic and Social Relations

    By Richard Lawless

    Rapid and uneven change to the fabric of rural life is widespread in modern Middle Eastern countries. Modernisation, usually in the Western model, has often brought major improvements in agricultural technology, education and public health but has also had the effect of weakening the traditional…

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    Routledge

  • Mobilizing Human Resources in the Arab World

    By R. Paul Shaw

    R. Paul Shaw has travelled widely in the Arab world, obtaining data and gathering impressions first-hand from national and local planners. In this book, he identifies population and manpower problems that are likely to become more serious and more difficult to solve if they are neglected at this…

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    Routledge

  • The Monetary System of Egypt

    An Inquiry Into its History and Present Working

    By Rifaat Ali Mohammed

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    Routledge

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