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Review: A Political Economy of the Middle EastUser Review - Gaurang Desai - Goodreads
Borrowed this book from the library when I first first moved to the ME. The country-specific analysis provided a good starting point for understanding the Arab spring which started a few months after I got here. Read full review
Review: A Political Economy of the Middle EastUser Review - Atomic - Goodreads
Not an easy read. If this makes me sound dumb, I can deal with that. Many times I had to go back a page or two and start over just to make sure I was following along properly. Regardless, I learned a ... Read full review
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Page 332 - Party follows, in the meantime, a way parallel to and in harmony with all the modern nations in the way of progress and development, and in international contacts and relations. (c) The source of Will and Sovereignty is the Nation. The Party considers it an important principle that this Will and Sovereignty be used to regulate the proper fulfillment of the mutual duties of the citizen to the State and of the State to the citizen.
Page xviii - OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries...
Page 230 - The lessons of history are clear: market economies, not command-and-control economies with the heavy hand of government, are the best way to promote prosperity and reduce poverty.
Page 332 - ... (populist). It is one of our main principles to consider the people of the Turkish Republic, not as composed of different classes, but as a community divided into various professions according to the requirements of the division of labour for the individual and social life of the Turkish people. The farmers, handicraftsmen, labourers and workmen, people exercising free professions, industrialists, merchants, and public servants are the main groups of work constituting the Turkish community. The...
Page 342 - With the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War, our security environment has undergone profound transformation.
Page 332 - ... constituting the Turkish community. The functioning of each of these groups is essential to the life and happiness of the others and of the community. The aims of our Party, with this principle, are to secure social order and solidarity instead of class conflict, and to establish harmony of interests. The benefits are to be proportionate to the aptitude and to the amount of work.
Page xviii - UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund USAID United States Agency for International Development...
Page 183 - (c) Although considering individual enterprise and effort as a basic idea, we desire to have the Government take an active interest, especially in the economic field, and to operate as far as possible in matters that lend themselves to the safeguarding of vital and general interests, or in short, that the Government ensure the welfare of the nation and the prosperity of the State.
Page 97 - The total fertility rate represents the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children at each age in accordance with prevailing age-specific fertility rates.
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