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Elusive development : from dependence to self-reliance in the Arab region

Author: Yūsuf ʻAbd Allāh Ṣāʼigh
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do massive inflows of capital so rarely achieve lasting development in the Third World? This study of the Arab region's oil boom argues that self-reliance and social policy are just as central to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yūsuf ʻAbd Allāh Ṣāʼigh
ISBN: 0415062586 9780415062589
OCLC Number: 23177214
Description: xvi, 270 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Expectations and the Frustrated Pursuit of Development 2. The Dependency Paradigm: Promise, Limitations, and Qualifications 3. What is Self-Reliant Development? 4. The Feasibility of Arab Self-Reliant Development: A Case Study 5. The Dynamics and Machinery of Arab Self-Reliant Development
Responsibility: Yusif A. Sayigh.
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