Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

by Bahgat Korany (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789774166587
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date: 03/27/2015
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Bahgat Korany is professor of international relations and political economy at the American University in Cairo, director of the AUC Forum, honorary professor at the University of Montreal, and an elected member of the Royal Society of Canada. He is the co-editor of The Foreign Policies of Arab States (AUC Press, 3rd ed. 2008) and Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (AUC Press, 2012) and editor of The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics (AUC Press, 2010), all of which have been translated into Arabic. He is also the author or editor of nine other books in English and French on the politics of the Middle East.

Table of Contents

Part 1
1. Redefining Development for a New Generation: A Political Economy Analysis
Bahgat Korany
Part 2: Empowerment Begins at the Top
Bahgat Korany
2. From the Law of the Ruler to the Rule of Law
Mhamed Malki
3. Transforming the Media: From Tool of the Rulers to Tool of Empowerment
Lina Khatib
4. Fighting Corruption: From Missing Link to Development Priority
Mustafa Khawaja
Part 3. Supporting Empowerment Processes
Bahgat Korany
5. Ending Persistent Poverty: Pathways to Reform and Empowerment
Sabria El-Thawr
6. A New Approach for Managing Conflicts
Louisa Ait-Driss
7. Urbanization, Climate Change, and the Environment
Zeyad Makhamret
Part 4. Rooting Empowerment in Identity
Bahgat Korany
8. The Role of Education in Individual and Sustainable Development
Najoua Fezza
9. The Formation of Religious Leaders and Impact of Enlightened Imams
Baqer El-Najjar
Part 5.
10. The Birth Pangs of Transitioning from Authoritarianism: The Long Spring of Empowerment
Bahgat Korany

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