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Jordan, living in the crossfire

Author: Alan George
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, 2005.
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Examines the important role that Jordan plays in the politics of the wider Middle East


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan George
ISBN: 1842774719 9781842774717
OCLC Number: 912590243
Notes: Índice.
Description: XVII, 266 p. : mapa ; 22 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionChronologyVital StatisticsPart 1: Jordam1. 'Fulfilling our Promises': The Creation of Jordan2. 'Neither Democrat nor Demagogue': Jordan under King Hussain3. 'Bread before Freedom': Jordan under King Abdullah IIPart II: Jordanians4. Abdullah bin Al-Hussain: King5. Barjas al-Hadid: Tribal Shaikh6. Rajai Khoury: Businessman7. 'Abd al-Fatah al-Bustani: Dentist8. Abu Muhammad: Taxi driver9. Awad ash-Shubaiki: Farmer10. Anisa Salim: Palestinian refugeePart III: Institutions11. The 'Stratified Elite' : The Royal Family and Royal Court12. 'Strengthening the Moderate Majority': Parliament and Parties13. 'The Basis of Governance': The Legal System14. The Sky's the Limit: The Media15. 'Investing in a Mobile Resource': Higher Education16. Visions and Realities: The FutureSelect BibliographyIndex
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