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Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

1st Edition

Various
November 18, 2014

RLE The Economy of the Middle East brings together as one set and as individual volumes a series of previously out-of-print classic titles from a variety of imprints. With books ranging from The Arab Economy in Israel to Arab Manpower, from The Economic Development of the United Arab Emirates to...

Arab Oil Policies in the 1970s (RLE Economy of Middle East): Opportunity and Responsibility

Arab Oil Policies in the 1970s (RLE Economy of Middle East): Opportunity and Responsibility

1st Edition

Yusuf A. Sayigh
November 18, 2014

Until 1973 few people, either in the advanced, industrial countries or in the developing countries of the Third World, thought seriously on the issues and complexities involved in the production and marketing of the oil on which they relied. It was only with the sudden steep increases in oil prices...

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

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

1st Edition

Yusuf A. Sayigh
November 18, 2014

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 underdevelopment. The factors are identified as comprising three main groups: economic,...

The Economies of the Arab World (RLE Economy of Middle East): Development since 1945

The Economies of the Arab World (RLE Economy of Middle East): Development since 1945

1st Edition

Yusuf A. Sayigh
November 18, 2014

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...

Saudi Arabia: Rush to Development (RLE Economy of Middle East): Profile of an Energy Economy and Investment

Saudi Arabia: Rush to Development (RLE Economy of Middle East): Profile of an Energy Economy and Investment

1st Edition

Ragaei el Mallakh
November 18, 2014

Saudi Arabia is one of the most controversial and least known of the Arab nations. A land of massive contrasts – between its densely populated cities and its vast expanses of desert; between the recent poverty of its villages and the massive wealth created by oil, which is drawing a labour force...

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

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

1st Edition

Ragaei el Mallakh
November 18, 2014

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...

North Africa (RLE Economy of the Middle East): Contemporary Politics and Economic Development

North Africa (RLE Economy of the Middle East): Contemporary Politics and Economic Development

1st Edition

Richard I Lawless, Allan Findlay
November 18, 2014

This book covers the contemporary politics and economic development of the four countries of North Africa – Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. The first part is devoted to contemporary politics and political systems in each of these countries. It traces their political development since...

The Palestinian Economy (RLE Economy of Middle East): Studies in Development under Prolonged Occupation

The Palestinian Economy (RLE Economy of Middle East): Studies in Development under Prolonged Occupation

1st Edition

George T. Abed
November 18, 2014

This volume brings together the results of the symposium on ‘Economic Development under Prolonged Occupation’ held at Oxford University in January 1986. The basic aim of the symposium was to stimulate research and discussion on issues of economic development by a prolonged occupation. It brought...

The Political and Economic Development of Modern Turkey (RLE Economy of Middle East)

The Political and Economic Development of Modern Turkey (RLE Economy of Middle East)

1st Edition

William Hale
November 18, 2014

This book outlines the evolution of policy and the course of Turkey’s economic development since the foundation of Turkey’s republic in 1923. Turkey is a fast-developing country with, over the last seventy years, a radically transformed economic and social structure. The concept of planned...

Social and Economic Development in the Arab Gulf (RLE Economy of Middle East)

Social and Economic Development in the Arab Gulf (RLE Economy of Middle East)

1st Edition

Tim Niblock
November 18, 2014

The crucial importance of the Gulf region today – which may be defined as comprising the states of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, with Iran as a non-Arab onlooker – has stimulated surprisingly little interest in academic circles. Much of what has been...

Arab Industrial Integration (RLE Economy of Middle East): A Strategy for Development

Arab Industrial Integration (RLE Economy of Middle East): A Strategy for Development

1st Edition

Elias T. Ghantus
November 18, 2014

The Arab countries are increasingly recognising their importance as a regional economic grouping. Given the highly skewed distribution of natural, human and financial resources, the course of economic development in the Arab countries seems to be interrelated. Through pooling their resources and...

Arab Manpower (RLE Economy of Middle East): The Crisis of Development

Arab Manpower (RLE Economy of Middle East): The Crisis of Development

1st Edition

J.S. Birks, C.A. Sinclair
November 18, 2014

The Arab world increasingly falls into two divisions, the capital-poor and the capital-rich countries (where capital means, in essence, oil). In the capital-rich countries shortage of labour is the chief constraint on growth. In the capital-poor countries analysis of the labour market is equally...

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