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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. ...
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 in the Balance: Culture & Society in the Middle East
(Chatham House, 1998)
Examining the social and cultural forces that have hindered the emergence and widespread development of democratic polities in the Middle East, Mehran Kamrava analyzes the effect politics, in particular, and society-based ...
Frozen Political Liberalization in Jordan: The Consequences for Democracy
(Taylor & Francis, 1998)
Prompted by serious economic difficulties, in 1989 the Jordanian government launched a series of political liberalization measures aimed at rejuvenating the country's parliament and party politics, and restoring freedom ...
The (geo)political economy of Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations
This study presents a review and analysis of Iraqi‐Kuwaiti relations as they developed and changed over time. It attempts to look beyond the immediate political and legal aspects of this difficult relationship, while at ...
The GCC and the Islamic Republic: Towards a Restoration of the Pattern?
Muslim Communities in the New Europe
(Ithaca Press, 1996)
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 ...
L'Eden Entredit: Lecture de La Chanson D'Even de Charles Van Lerberghe
(Peter Land Francophone Belgian Literature Series, 1994)
Cette étude est une lecture détaillée du chef-d'oeuvre du poète symboliste belge Charles Van Lerberghe. L'auteur y étudie les étapes de la quête d'une sagesse édénique: du matin de l'éveil au monde au crépuscule d'une ...
Political and economic liberalization : dynamics and linkages in comparative perspective
(Lynne Reinner, 1996)
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 ...