The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,788,875 members ⚫ 1,234,658 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Jordan

Living in the Crossfire

Jordan by Alan George
Add to cart
US$ 31.95
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
Jordan has played a bigger role in Middle Eastern affairs than its size and economy might warrant, due to its huge Palestinian population, its strategic location between Israel, the West Bank, Syria and Iraq, and its uniquely close relationship with successive British and US administrations. Drawing on numerous visits to the country and interviews with a diversity of people from King Abdullah down, Alan George describes how its reasonably stable monarchical system, unlike that in most Arab countries, has allowed the halting development of civil society and maintained control through the skilful co-option of opponents rather than heavy-handed reliance on its secret police. What is daily life like? How do its parliamentary system and political parties work? How free are the media? What are the future prospects of this buffer 'state without a nation'?
Zed Books; February 2008
288 pages; ISBN 9781848137158
Read online, or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format
Title: Jordan
Author: Alan George
 
  • News
Bishop Mansour returns to Uniontown to dedicate church renovations - Uniontown Herald Standard
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 04:59:24 -0700
Uniontown Herald StandardBishop Mansour returns to Uniontown to dedicate church renovationsUniontown Herald StandardSt. George ...
Looking back at the early years of the Cager Classic - Tribune-Review
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 20:35:25 -0700
Looking back at the early years of the Cager ClassicTribune-ReviewEast boys: DeShawon Bracy, Kiski Area; Rob Deemer, Plum; ...
Man who died following accident on A19 at Stokesley named as Alan George Cowie from Eaglescliffe - Gazette Live
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:55:50 -0800
Gazette LiveMan who died following accident on A19 at Stokesley named as Alan George Cowie from EaglescliffeGazette LivePolice ...
ISBNs
1848131526
9781842774700
9781848131521
9781848137158