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Reading the Symptom
(Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 1999)
Reading the Symptom is concerned with naturalism; it is also necessarily concerned with capitalism as the complex-structuring whole within which naturalism operates and from which it cannot be disengaged. Tightly connected ...
Les Décors de Silence: Essais sur la Poésie de Georges Rodenbach
(Labor Archives du futur, 1990)
Un bel essai sur la poésie de l’auteur de Bruges-la-Morte, où l’on comprend que la métaphysique de l’auteur belge n’est pas celle de Mallarmé auquel le lie en revanche plus qu’une amitié : une fidélité.
Non-Democratic States and Political Liberalization in the Middle East: A Structural Analysis
(Taylor & Francis, 1998)
Despite significant historical and structural differences that separate them, Middle Eastern states have almost uniformly been able to withstand popular pressures for political liberalisation. In each case, the non-democratic ...
The GCC and the Islamic Republic: Towards a Restoration of the Pattern?
Muslim Communities in the New Europe: Themes and Puzzles
(Ithaca Press, 1997)
The "New Europe" refers to a continent no longer split by cold war rivalries. How does Islam compare in its eastern and western portions? Actually, the comparison makes little sense, for in addition to their differing ...
Revisited: Revolutionary Types and the Structuralist-Voluntarist Debate
(Cambridge University Press, 1999)
There are three ideal types of revolutions: spontaneous, planned and negotiated. The role and importance of structural factors versus human agency vary according to the general category to which a particular revolution ...
Linkages Between Political and Economic Liberalization
(Lynne Reinner, 1996)
Oman and Yemen [Political and Economic Liberalisation]
(British Academic Press, 1993)
Liberalization is not an exclusively Western concept, but it has flourished there in recent years. But do policies, such as economic liberalization, that are being advocated by the IMF and the World Bank, really provide ...
Regionale integratie en het Arabische ideaal [Regional Integration and the Arab ideal]
(F.U. Brussels University Press, 1996)
The Yemen Republic: From Unification and Liberalisation to Civil War and Beyond
The 1990-91 Gulf War, the Israeli-PLO agreement, instances of political and economic reform, and the radical political reassertion of Islam, all indicate that the post-Cold War Middle East is in the grip of dramatic changes. ...