North Africa : politics, region, and the limits of transformation (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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North Africa : politics, region, and the limits of transformation

Author: Yahia H Zoubir; Haizam Amirah Fernández
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the contemporary Magreb. Made up of contributions from leading academics on the field it highlights specific issues of importance, including international and security affairs. With profiles of individual countries, and regional issues such as migration, gender, economics and war in Western Sahara as well as a section dealing with international relations and the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yahia H Zoubir; Haizam Amirah Fernández
ISBN: 9780415429207 041542920X 9780415429214 0415429218 9780203715598 0203715594
OCLC Number: 131068047
Description: xxiv, 394 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Democratic desires and the authoritarian temptation in the Central Maghreb / John P. Entelis --
Policy reforms in Algeria : genuine change or adjustments? / Ahmed Aghrout --
Libya : reforming the economy, not the polity / Ronald Bruce St John --
Mauritania : between the hammer of economic globalization and the anvil of multiparty factionalism / Mohameden Ould-Mey --
The "end of the era of leniency" in Morocco / Gregory W. White --
Engendering citizenship in Tunisia : prioritizing unity over democracy / Larbi Sadiki --
Economic reform in the Maghreb : from stabilization to modernization / Gonzalo Escribano and Alejandro V. Lorca --
Emigration, immigration, and transit in the Maghreb : externalization of EU policy? / Michael Collyer --
Intra-Maghrebi relations : unitary myth and national interests / Miguel Hernando De Larramendi --
Women in the Maghreb : stereotypes and realities / Louisa Dris-Ait-Hamadouche --
The politics of Berber (Amazigh) identity : Algeria and Morocco compared / Michael J. Willis --
Rethinking Maghrebi security : the challenge of multilateralism / Cherif Dris --
The United States, Islamism, terrorism, and democracy in the Maghreb : the predominance of security? / Yahia H. Zoubir --
Reverberations in the Central Maghreb of the "global war on terror" / Clement M. Henry --
European policy and the southern Mediterranean / George Joffe --
France and the Maghreb : the end of the special relationship? / Jean-Francois Daguzan --
Spain's policy towards Morocco and Algeria : balancing relations with the southern neighbors / Haizam Amirah-Fernández.
Responsibility: edited by Yahia H. Zoubir and Haizam Amirah-Fernández.
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