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  • March 01, 2016|Melani Cammett, Ishac Diwan, Alan Richards and John WaterburyMiddle East Quarterly

    A Political Economy of the Middle East

    This classic study of Middle East economics, which first appeared in 1990, remains by far the best single work on the topic, equally appropriate for a university student or the general reader. Originally produced by economist Richards and political

  • January 01, 2010|Alan Richards and John WaterburyMiddle East Quarterly

    A Political Economy of the Middle East

    The role of economics in the Middle East's many troubles is often exaggerated by outsiders. No peoples in the world are as ideologically driven as Middle Easterners; they were not born to shop. That said, it is worth considering what the...