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  1. Qatar (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Development of an Oil Economy

    By Ragaei el Mallakh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    No region in the world has seen so much development activity in the last ten years as the Gulf area. Since ‘black gold’ catapulted the oil-producing countries into the limelight of the international political and economic scene, there has been a proliferation of studies on the larger exporting...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Saudi Arabia: Rush to Development (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Profile of an Energy Economy and Investment

    By Ragaei el Mallakh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    Saudi Arabia is one of the most controversial and least known of the Arab nations. A land of massive contrasts – between its densely populated cities and its vast expanses of desert; between the recent poverty of its villages and the massive wealth created by oil, which is drawing a labour force...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Economic Development of the United Arab Emirates (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By Ragaei el Mallakh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    Since the early 1970s the oil producing countries of the Gulf have become a focus of intense interest worldwide. Most of this interest has centred on the oil giants, Saudi Arabia, Iran, even Iraq and Kuwait. Yet the United Arab Emirates is also among the largest producers, on a par with Kuwait,...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Economic Development of the Yemen Arab Republic (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By Ragaei el Mallakh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    The recent economic development of the Yemen Arab Republic is in stark contrast to the centuries of isolation that had marked the country prior to the 1962 Revolution. When economic planning was instituted in the 1970s, the nation was confronted by the needs of reconstruction after years of...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. North Africa (RLE Economy of the Middle East)

    Contemporary Politics and Economic Development

    Edited by Richard I Lawless, Allan Findlay

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    This book covers the contemporary politics and economic development of the four countries of North Africa – Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. The first part is devoted to contemporary politics and political systems in each of these countries. It traces their political development since...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Oil, Industrialization & Development in the Arab Gulf States (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By Atif Kubursi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    Were oil supplies everlasting and the demand for oil strong and continuous, economic diversification in the Gulf would be pointless. However oil reserves are finite and non-renewable and the world demand for oil from the Gulf region is simply not stable. Collectively the countries of the Gulf face...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Palestinian Economy (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Studies in Development under Prolonged Occupation

    Edited by George T. Abed

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    This volume brings together the results of the symposium on ‘Economic Development under Prolonged Occupation’ held at Oxford University in January 1986. The basic aim of the symposium was to stimulate research and discussion on issues of economic development by a prolonged occupation. It brought...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Political and Economic Development of Modern Turkey (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By William Hale

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    This book outlines the evolution of policy and the course of Turkey’s economic development since the foundation of Turkey’s republic in 1923. Turkey is a fast-developing country with, over the last seventy years, a radically transformed economic and social structure. The concept of planned...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social and Economic Development in the Arab Gulf (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Edited by Tim Niblock

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    The crucial importance of the Gulf region today – which may be defined as comprising the states of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, with Iran as a non-Arab onlooker – has stimulated surprisingly little interest in academic circles. Much of what has been...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Arab Industrial Integration (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    A Strategy for Development

    By Elias T. Ghantus

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    The Arab countries are increasingly recognising their importance as a regional economic grouping. Given the highly skewed distribution of natural, human and financial resources, the course of economic development in the Arab countries seems to be interrelated. Through pooling their resources and...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge