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The politics of economic reform in the Middle East

The politics of economic reform in the Middle East

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Henri J. Barkey.
ContributionsBarkey, Henri J.
The Physical Object
Pagination(288)p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22728658M
ISBN 100312052766

It addresses a series of questions about political change in the context of the revolutions, upheavals and protests that have taken place in North Africa and the Arab Middle East since December , and looks at the various processes have been underway in the region: democratisation (Tunisia), failed democratic transitions (Egypt, Libya and. Economic Crisis and the Politics of Reform in Egypt. by Ray Bush Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, pp. $ Reviewed by Patrick Clawson. Middle East QuarterlyAuthor: Patrick Clawson.

Lebanon is facing unprecedented social and political pressures and economic collapse. The current round of protests began on 17 October when the Minister of Information proposed a daily $ tax on the use of the social media app, WhatsApp, to make phone calls. Middle East & Africa from The Economist. You've seen the news, now discover the story.

  Quite the opposite: The growing middle classes across Africa, Asia and the Middle East seem disinclined to push for democratic reform, while segments of Author: David Motadel. Soner Cagaptay is the director of the Turkish Research Programme at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and has authored four volumes, scores of policy briefs and many reports about domestic and international Turkish politics. His latest book, Erdogan’s Empire: Turkey and the Politics of the Middle East, examines Turkey’s.


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