Arab Political Demography: Population Growth, Labor Migration & Natalist Policies (Revised and expanded second edition)

Arab Political Demography: Population Growth, Labor Migration & Natalist Policies (Revised and expanded second edition)

By: Onn Winckler (author)Hardback

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Written specifically for classroom and student use, with over 35 tables and figures, this book sets out the political demographics of the Arab countries. In this revised and expanded second edition, the author updates all the data; adds analysis on North African countries; and discusses the phenomenon of intra-Arab labour migration and its socioeconomic-political impacts.

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About Author

Onn Winckler is Lecturer in the Department of Middle East Studies at the University of Haifa.

Contents

Introduction -- The Methodological Framework of Arab Political Demography; Sources for Demographic Research of the Arab States; Beyond Expectations: Arab Population Growth in Retrospect; "Jobs for the Boys (& Girls)": The Emergence of the Employment Dilemma; The "New Arab Demographic Order": The Intra-Arab Labour Migration; Between Pro-Natalism & Anti-Natalism in the Arab Countries; Summary & Conclusions: The Emergence of the "Arab Demographic Catch 22".

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/03/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781845192389
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9781845192389
  • weight: 752
  • ISBN10: 1845192389
  • edition: Revised and expanded second edition

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