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The Politics of Weak Control: State Capacity and Economic Semi-Formality in the Middle East
(Duke University Press, 2002)
This article examines the limitations of the Middle Eastern state from a somewhat different angle, namely the nature of its relationship with a type of economic actor that may best be described as "semi-formal." These are ...
Rentiers and Autocrats, Monarchs and Democrats, State and Society: The Middle East Between Gliablization, Human 'Agency,' and Europe
The key concerns in work on the politics of the Middle East in the past decade have been economic and political liberalization/democratization and security, both domestic and international, along with a continued focus on ...