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George Joffe

Full Name: George Joffe
Number of Works: 5
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ISBN: 0312295383, 9780312295387
Keywords: transition, jordan
Pages: 402
Published: 2002
ISBN: 1850654832, 9781850654834
Keywords: transition, jordan
Pages: 378
Published: 2002

A discussion of transition in Jordan between 1990-2000, showing it to be a multi-faceted process, in which each facet interacts with the other, forming a coherent interdependent system. Economic transition has been a consequence of Jordan's isolation from its markets in Iraq and the Gulf in the 1990s, but is also inherent in its participation in attempts to foster peace as a key factor in regional stability. This is the preferred option of King 'Abdullah II (who succeeded the long-reigning King Hussain in 2000), and reflects the country's geostrategic options towards the United States and Euro