Options for Lebanon

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März 2005



This book is an in-depth examination of the policy options available to help overcome the multi-faceted political, economic, and social crisis that continues to engulf Lebanon nearly fifteen years after the conclusion of the Taif agreement in 1989. Though remarkable in ending the cycles of violence that had ravaged this country since 1975, Taif dramatically failed to put Lebanon on the track of state-building. Politics in Lebanon are still dominated by parochial concerns and sectarian interests, neither the successive governments nor most of the opposition groups have been seriously engaged in formulating national policies capable of confronting the new, and often structural, problems of post-war Lebanon. I.B.Tauris in association with the Centre for Lebanese Studies


Nawaf Salam is a Jurist and a Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science at the American University of Beirut. He holds a Doctorat d'Etat from Sciences-Po, Paris and an LL.M from Harvard University. He is the author of several books and numerous articles on Lebanon and the Arab world.


Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 41, No. 4, 623-632, July 2005. Review by Eyal Zisser: 'The discussions presented in these articles are piercing and instructive... anyone interested in Lebanese politics and even in Lebanese dialogue on the future of the country will find it more than useful.'
EAN: 9781850439288
ISBN: 1850439281
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: I B TAURIS
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2005
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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