The Political Economy of Morocco

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The book begins with an interpretation of the restructured Moroccan political system during the past decade and continues with analyses of the makhzen (royal patronage system), parties, and public opinion. Three chapters provide a frank, hard-hitting examination of Morrocco's economic problems and conditions. There's an interesting interpretation of Moroccan socio-political relations based on mediation and bargaining. In addition, the contributors shed light on the Moroccan military in politics, the impact of the...

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Overview

The book begins with an interpretation of the restructured Moroccan political system during the past decade and continues with analyses of the makhzen (royal patronage system), parties, and public opinion. Three chapters provide a frank, hard-hitting examination of Morrocco's economic problems and conditions. There's an interesting interpretation of Moroccan socio-political relations based on mediation and bargaining. In addition, the contributors shed light on the Moroccan military in politics, the impact of the Saharan War on Moroccan domestic and foreign policy, the relation between religion and politics, and much more.

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I.WILLIAM ZARTMAN is Director of the African Studies Program at the School for Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

List of Abbreviations

King Hassan's New Morocco by I. William Zartman

Makhzen Traditions and Administrative Channels by Alain Claisse

Political Parties and Power-Sharing by Rkia el-Mossadeq

Religion in Polity and Society by Dale F. Eickelman

Attitudes, Values, and the Political Process in Morocco by Michael W. Suleiman

The Interface Between Family and State by Saadia Sabah

Recent Economic Trends: Managing The Indebtedness by Ahmed Rhazaoui

Morocco's Agricultural Crisis by Will D. Swearingen

Morocco's International Economic Relations by Richard Pomfret

The Role of the Sahara Dispute in Moroccan Foreign and Domestic Policy by John Damis

Image and Reality in Moroccan Political Economy by Mark A. Tessler

Bibliography

About the Contributors

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