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The 2009 Iranian Presidential Elections in Comparative Perspective
Creation, Originality, and Innovation in Sufi Poetry
(University of California Press, 2011)
Why has the West developed and modernized, while the Muslim world has lagged behind? Why has democracy not found a hospitable home in much of the Muslim world? Why have the opponents of innovation found their message so ...
Europe, the US, and the Gulf After the Cold War
The GCC and the Islamic Republic: Towards a Restoration of the Pattern?
The Gulf States and the Iran-Iraq War: Pattern Shifts and Continuities
Iraq and Iran are the two most important states in the Gulf region, given their population size, military strength, and the potential threat they pose to other states in the region. This book enhances our understanding of ...
Is Basic Income Still Worth Talking About?
(ABC-CLIO (Praeger), 2013)
"While recent catastrophic events in New Orleans and Haiti may have magnified issues of social inequity, leaders have debated over poverty and discrimination for decades. Are the poor disadvantaged by the institutions of ...
Het Midden-Oosten: rentenierende bureaukratieen [The Middle East: rentier bureaucracies]
(National Commission for Development Cooperation, 1989)
The Labour Market Findings of the Negative Income Tax Experiments and Their Effects on Policy and Public Opinion
(Anthem Press, 2004)
This book is about an idea that has a long and distinguished pedigree, the idea of a right to a basic income. This means having a modest income guaranteed – a right without conditions, just as every citizen should have the ...
Development and democracy : the Muslim world in a comparative perspective
The Islamic world has a poor record in terms of modernization and democracy. However, the source of this situation is not religion, but factors including colonialism, international economic and trading systems, and the ...
Oman and Yemen
(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 ...