Social Policy In The Middle East / Edition 1

Social Policy In The Middle East / Edition 1

by Valentine M. Moghadam
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403941653

ISBN-13: 9781403941657

Pub. Date: 06/01/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book provides political and economic perspectives on social policy and its evolution in countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Chapters on Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia analyze its origins in populist or modernizing state activities, its decline in the era of neoliberalism and prospects for its renewal in a democratizing and…  See more details below

Overview

This book provides political and economic perspectives on social policy and its evolution in countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Chapters on Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia analyze its origins in populist or modernizing state activities, its decline in the era of neoliberalism and prospects for its renewal in a democratizing and development context. This book uniquely provides historical and comparative data and a gender analysis of social policy that will be of relevance to specialists in social policy, development and the Middle East.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403941657
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Series:
Social Policy in a Development Context Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures List of Tables List of Contributors Preface and Acknowledgements Social Policy in the Middle East: Introduction and Overview; M.Karshenas & V.M.Moghadam Social Policy and Development in Tunisia since Independence: A Political Perspective; M.B.Romdhan Algeria: Crisis, Transition, and Social Policy Outcomes; A.Layachi Social Policy in Morocco: History, Politics, and Social Development; M.Ennaji The Political Economy of Social Policy in Egypt; A.Bayat Social Policies and Distributional Dynamics in Turkey: 1923-2002; K.Boratav & M.Özugurlu Constitutionalism, Modernization, and Islamization: The Political Economy of Social Policy in Iran; M.Messkoub Gender and Social Policy: Family Law and Women's Economic Citizenship in the Middle East; V.M.Moghadam Index

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