Search Full Text
Now showing items 1-10 of 50
Arab Satellite Television and Politics in the Middle East
(Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, 2004)
The new media scene of many satellite TV stations stands in marked contrast with a long tradition of state-controlled television. In many instances, although several of the emerging channels are private, private ownership ...
Basic Income: An Anthology of Contemporary Research
Basic Income: An Anthology of Contemporary Research presents a compilation of six decades of Basic Income literature. It includes the most influential empirical research and theoretical arguments on all aspects of the Basic ...
Exporting the Alaska model : adapting the permanent fund dividend for reform around the world
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
This book examines the feasibility of exporting the Alaska model (the Alaska Permanent Fund and the Permanent Fund Dividend) to other places and for other kinds of resources.
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 ...
Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend: Examining its Suitability as a Model
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
Contributors discuss the Alaska Permanent Fund (APF) and Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) as a model both for resource policy and for social policy. This book explores whether other states, nations, or regions would benefit ...
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 ...
The Culture of Al Jazeera: Inside an Arab Media Giant
(McFarland and Company, 2007)
In the mid 1990s, the Emir of Qatar conceived the idea of a satellite channel that would further the progressive image he hoped to establish for his state. At the same time, a short-lived partnership between the BBC and a ...
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 ...
Saudi Arabia in the Balance : Political Economy, Society, Foreign Affairs
(Hurst Publishers, 2006)
Saudi Arabia in the Balance brings together today’s leading scholars in the field to investigate the domestic, regional, and international affairs of a Kingdom whose policies have so far eluded the outside world. With the ...
Divine Play, Sacred Laughter and Spiritual Understanding
(Palgrave McMillan, 2005)
This study in the relationship between religion and the comic focuses on the ways in which the latter fulfils a central function in the sacred understanding of reality of pre-modern cultures and the spiritual life of ...