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Regional order and regional powers in the Middle East and North Africa

Jordi Quero and Eduard Soler

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses whether and to what extent the internal political changes unfolding in the Middle East and North Africa since 2011 have triggered a shift in the subsystem’s regional order and ... More


Demographic Transitions across the Middle East and North Africa

David Beck and Paul Dyer

in Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The significant youth population of the Middle East and North Africa region represents a contemporary manifestation of the region’s historic demographic transition. Unfolding in the decades since ... More


Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Edward A. Sayre and Tarik M. Yousef (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the conditions of youth in the Middle East and North Africa region on the eve of the Arab Spring, in an effort to document the causes of continued youth exclusion from these ... More


Does Labor Law Reform Offer an Opportunity for Reducing Arab Youth Unemployment?

Jeffrey B. Nugent

in Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa vary considerably in the rigidity of their labor regulations. This chapter draws on two different analyses based on the responses of surveys of firm ... More


Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Mansoor Moaddel and Michele J. Gelfand (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190269098
eISBN:
9780190633929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269098.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The central theme of this volume is change; its causes, consequences, and processes. The authors use diverse frameworks to analyze nationally representative sample data from Middle Eastern and North ... More


Energy Poverty in the Middle East and North African (MENA) Region: Divergent Tales and Future Prospects

Damilola S. Olawuyi

in Energy Justice and Energy Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198860754
eISBN:
9780191892899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860754.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region provides a classic illustration of how energy injustice cannot be separated from other social ills, such as conflicts, political instability, social ... More


Introduction

Edward A. Sayre and Tarik M. Yousef

in Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the salient arguments that are found throughout the book and describes the interconnections between demography, economics, and policy that help one to understand the dynamics ... More


Schooling and Learning in the Middle East and North Africa: The Roles of the Family and the State

Djavad Salehi-Isfahani

in Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews growth and equity in accumulation of human capital in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) from a particular perspective in which families and states interact to educate the ... More


EU and EU member states’ responses to the Arab Spring1

Irene Fernández-Molina

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter argues that the EU’s response(s) to the Arab Spring can be best described as hybrid and is (are) closely reflective of the very hybridity of the EU’s international identity. On the one ... More


The foreign policy of the United States following the Arab Spring

Juan Tovar

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter analyses president Obama’s foreign policy in the MENA region. The first section focuses on the discourse and key strategic documents of the Obama administration. The purpose is to ... More


From Souk to Cyber Souk: Acculturating to E-Commerce in the Mena Region

Norhayati Zakaria

in Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190859329
eISBN:
9780190942977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859329.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Cultural values provide a way of understanding consumers’ acceptance or rejection of the way business is conducted, given their culturally-attuned preferences, choices and tastes. Culture has also ... More


The Role of the State in MENA Capital Markets

Ali Coskun, Serhat Cevikel, Zeynep Özçelik, and Vedat Akgiray

in Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198799870
eISBN:
9780191864704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799870.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, a common feature of corporate financial structures is that governments have always been majority owners of many commercial companies. This ... More


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