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The rule of law in the Arab world : courts in Egypt and the Gulf

Author: Nathan J Brown
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge Middle East studies, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. version 2006View all editions and formats
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A penetrating account of the development and operation of the courts in the Arab world.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan J Brown
ISBN: 0521030684 9780521030687
OCLC Number: 85764736
Description: xvii, 258 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface; Glossary; 1. Arab courts in comparative perspective; 2. The creation and operation of the modern Egyptian legal system, 1876-1937; 3. Egyptian courts, 1937-1971: centralization, authoritarianism and socialism; 4. Egyptian courts, 1971-1996: the re-emergence of liberal legality; 5. Legal reform in the Arab states of the Gulf; 6. The legal system and the rule of law in Kuwait and Qatar; 7. Popular uses of the courts; 8. Business and the courts; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge Middle East studies, 6.
Responsibility: Nathan J. Brown.

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"...this is an interesting and refreshing contribution to our understanding of postcolonial regimes, of value particularly to political scientists and historians,..." Elizabeth Thompson, Political Read more...

 
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