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Regime Stability in Saudi Arabia

by Stig Stenslie

This book examines the structure of political power amongst elites inside Saudi Arabia and how they might cope with the very serious challenge posed by succession. Presenting a new and refreshing theoretical...


Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia: Sexual Politics, Diversity, Representations and Health: Sexual Politics, Health, Diversity and Represen

by Linda Rae Bennett & Sharyn Graham Davies

Sex, sexuality and sexual relationships are hotly debated in Indonesia, triggering complex and often passionate responses. This innovative volume explores these issues in a variety of ways. It highlights historical...


Political and Constitutional Transitions in North Africa: Actors and Factors

by Justin Frosini & Francesco Biagi

The transformations which are taking place in the Arab world are dynamic processes characterised by a number of variables that one can refer to as actors and factors.

The implications of the Arab uprisings are...


Ethics in Islam: Friendship in the Political Thought of  Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries

by Nuha Al-Shaar

Offering a new reading of Islamic ethical and political thought in the Būyid period (334-440/946-1048), this book focuses particularly on the philosopher Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī who lived in Baghdad and what...


Wine Drinking Culture in France: A National Myth or a Modern Passion?

by Marion Demossier

Wine drinking culture in France has traditionally been a source of pride for the French and in an age of concerns about the dangers of 'binge-drinking', a major cause of jealousy for the British. Wine drinking...


Parents, Personalities and Power: Welsh-medium Schools in South-east Wales

by Huw S. Thomas & Colin H. Williams

This pioneering volume is the first ever to investigate in depth the myriad interconnected influences on the phenomenal growth of Welsh-medium schools over the last half century and probe the foreseeable challenges...


Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

by Brian Meeks

A well-known public intellectual's intense engagement with politics in the contemporary Caribbean


Arab Industrialisation and Economic Integration (RLE Economy of Middle East)

by Roberto Aliboni

Independently commissioned by IAI, the three studies comprising this book examine inter-Arab industrial and economic cooperation. The first chapter analyses the industrial strategies, economic policies and attempts...


The Determinants of Arab Economic Development (RLE Economy of Middle East)

by Yusuf A. Sayigh

This book explores in depth the factors determining economic development in the Arab region. The particular factors relevant to the Arab world are also set within the context of the broad political economy of...


The Economic Case for Palestine (RLE Economy of Middle East)

by Elias H. Tuma & Haim Darin-Drabkin

Much has been written about the Arab-Israeli conflict, the prospects for peace or war and the eventual establishment of a Palestinian state, side by side with the state of Israel. The emphasis, however, has...


The Economic Development of the United Arab Emirates (RLE Economy of Middle East)

by Ragaei el Mallakh

Since the early 1970s the oil producing countries of the Gulf have become a focus of intense interest worldwide. Most of this interest has centred on the oil giants, Saudi Arabia, Iran, even Iraq and Kuwait....


The Economic Development of the Yemen Arab Republic (RLE Economy of Middle East)

by Ragaei el 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 Economies of the Arab World (RLE Economy of Middle East): 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...


The Work and Lives of Teachers in China

by Qing Gu

By bringing together a distinguished group of scholars who have deep, extensive and complementary knowledge and expertise of the Chinese education system, The Work and Lives of Teachers in China engages in detailed...


Arab Monetary Integration (RLE Economy of Middle East): Issues and Prerequisites

by Khair El-Din Haseeb & Samir Makdisi

Pre-eminent among the requisites for economic integration is monetary integration. It is the premise of the chapters in this book that if the Arab world is to achieve a closer degree of cooperation in economic...


Economic and Political Change in the Middle East (RLE Economy of 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....


The Economic Development of Jordan (RLE Economy of Middle East)

by Bichara Khader & Adnan Badran

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...


Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China: A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

by Mary Ann Maslak

This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to women's successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings. Calling on varied, pertinent...


Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing: Migration, education, and policy in urban China

by Myra Pong

Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing is a timely book that addresses the gap in the provision of basic education to migrant children in China. It examines the case of Beijing, with a focus on...


Bahrain Through The Ages

by Al-Khalifa

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.