Volume 18 Issue 1, 2013

Special Issue on the Middle East

Edited by Alexander Dawoody, Marywood University, USA

 Introduction: by Alexander Dawoody, Marywood University, USA, Editor, Special Issue on the Middle East.

Peer-Reviewed Papers:

The Challenge of Good Governance, by Michiel de Vries, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Protecting the Internet from Dictators: Technical and Policy Solutions to Ensure Online Freedoms, by Warigia Bowman, University of Arkansas, USA and L. Jean Camp, University of Indiana, USA.

The Middle East and Learning from BRIC, by Alexander Dawoody, Marywood University, USA.

The Middle East in Suspended Animation: Defective Complex Adaptive Systems, by Samir Rihani, University of Liverpool, UK.

Between Reform and Reaction: The Syrian and Moroccan Response to the Arab Spring, by Jack Kalpakian, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco.

Morocco's Dance with Democracy: An Evolutionary Approach to Democratic Reform, by Aziza Zemrani and Cynthia Lynch, the University of Texas-Pan American, USA.

Turkey's Changing Foreign Policy and the Arab Spring, by Fahrettin Sümer , The American University in Sulaimani, Iraq.

Solving Problems Informally: The Influence of Israel's Political Culture on the Public Policy Process, by Nissim Cohen, University of Haifa, Israel.

10  International Funding to Palestinian NGOs and its Impact on Social Capital and the West Bank, by Mohammad Awad, Hebron University, Palestine.

11  The Process of Fitting-In: Generational Differences in Self-Esteem among First, 1.5, and Second Generation Egyptians in the US, by Suzi Millar, The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA and Shamshad Ahmed, Marywood University, USA.

12 The Rise of Islamic Schools in the United States, by Kathryn Clauss, Shamshad Ahmed, and Mary Salvaterra, Marywood University, USA.

Review Essay:

13. What's the Matter with Islam, by Irshad Manji; Allah, Liberty & Love, by Irshad Manji; and Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here, by Karima Bennoune, reviewed by Howard A. Doughty.

Book Reviews:

14. Dancing at the Edge: Competence, Culture and Organization in the 21 st Century, by Maureen O'Hara and Graham Leicester, reviewed by Howard A. Doughty.

15. Flux: What Marketing Managers Need to Navigate the New Environment, edited by David Soberman and Dilip Soman, reviewed by Howard A. Doughty.

16. Theories of Performance: Organizational and Service Improvement in the Public Domain, by Colin Talbot, reviewed by Howard A. Doughty.

Resources:

Verner, Dorte. 2012. Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries: A Case for Adaptation Governance and Leadership in Building Climate Resilience. © Washington, DC: World Bank. Electronic copy available for free at: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/12216

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Published April 20 2013

Last updated: April 12 2017