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Migrant Labor in the Gulf Summary Report
(Center for International and Regional Studies, 2011)
صفقة الحكم المتبدلة في الشرق األوسط
(Center for International and Regional Studies, 2015-11)
The Arabic "Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East" Summary Report no. 9 details the CIRS research initiative on “The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East" to scrutinize the ways in which domestic political ...
بوابات إلى العالم: مدن الموانئ في الخليج
(Center for International and Regional Studies, 2016)
بدءاً من اكتشاف النفط حتى يومنا هذا، عملت قوى العولمة الاقتصادية والهجرة، والتصورات الوطنية بخصوص المواطنة، والهياكل السياسية والاقتصادية المختلفة، وبشكل جماعيّ، على تعزيز سياسات التخطيط والتنمية العمرانية. وفي حين كانت ...
The 2009 Presidential Elections and Iran’s Changing Political Landscape
Iran's June 2009 elections set into motion four processes that are central to the operations of the Islamic Republic regime. They include: the growing gap between large sections of Iranian society from the Islamic Republican ...
The Arab Spring and the Saudi-Led Counterrevolution
( Elsevier, 2012)
The author contends that the Arab Spring has provided an opening for the Gulf Cooperation Council as a group and for Saudi Arabia to expand their regional influence and global profile. An already weakened Arab state system, ...
The Civil Society Discourse in Iran
(Taylor & Francis, 2001)
A survey of recent Iranian books and journal articles reveals four important characteristics about how writers and academics in Iran generally perceive the concept of civil society. First and foremost, the notion of 'civil ...
Conceptualising Third World Politics: The State-Society See-Saw
(Taylor & Francis, 1993)
The article presents an alternative framework for conceptualizing Third World politics based on the institutional and normative relationships that exist between state and society. The broad types of polities are distinguished. ...
Innovation in Islam: Traditions and Contributions
(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 ...
Cultural Politics in the Third World
(University College of London Press, 1999)
This book examines the subtle and multi-faceted relationships between culture and politics in developing countries. With its contextualisation of culture, this book will be of interest to students and academics concerned ...
Democracy and Democratization
Palgrave Advances in Development Studies aims to provide readers with an understanding of the disparate theories concerning development, their assumptions and the intellectual forces underpinning them. In thirteen specially ...