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  • 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

    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

    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

  • Kuwait City Parks

    A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management, 1st Edition

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

  • The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

    1st Edition

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

  • The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding

    The Liberal Peace Challenged, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joakim Ojendal, Isabell Schierenbeck, Caroline Hughes

    Contemporary practices of international peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction are often unsatisfactory. There is now a growing awareness of the significance of local governments and local communitites as an intergrated part of peacebuilding in order to improve quality and enhance precision…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Building Peace

    Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd

    Moving seamlessly from the global to the local, from the politics of institutions to the theoretical apparatus through which we analyse peace and security governance, the contributions to this volume draw attention to the operations of gendered power in peacebuilding across diverse contexts and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Modern Jordan

    1st Edition

    By Judge Gerald Sparrow

    This book, first published in 1961, covers the whole range of the Hashemite kingdom, its king, its government, the people, the land, industry, the armed forces and the rich history of the country. The aim of this book is to present a living picture of a live and virile people linked by language,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
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    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • On Both Banks of the Jordan

    A Political Biography of Wasfi al-Tall, 1st Edition

    By Asher Susser

    To a large extent the history of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has been shaped by the interaction between Jordan and Palestine and between Jordanians and Palestinians. This book, first published in 1994, discusses this relationship during one of its most critical phases, through the prism of the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • The Palestinian Refugees in Jordan 1948-1957

    1st Edition

    By Avi Plascov

    There is perhaps no aspect of the Arab-Israeli conflict that is more complex and more emotionally charged than the problem of the Palestinian refugees. The atmosphere surrounding the discussion has led to confusion, so that the facts have become unclear and the problems more difficult to treat.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
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    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Politics and the Military in Jordan

    A Study of the Arab Legion, 1921-1957, 1st Edition

    By P.J. Vatikiotis

    Amidst the turmoil in the Middle East, Jordan has presented a striking example of relative stability, and in this study, first published in 1967, Professor Vatikiotis sets out to show just how far Jordan’s stability depends on its army. The Jordan Arab Army, for long better known as the Arab Legion…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Segment States in the Developing World

    Conflict's Cause or Cure?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Hoddie, Caroline A. Hartzell

    This book considers the relationship between territorial autonomy arrangements and ethnic conflict. As a means of ethnic conflict management, autonomy arrangements enjoy wide support among policymakers and academics. Countries ranging from the Sudan, the Philippines, and Britain have in recent…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

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