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Population Dilemmas in the Middle East : Middle East Studies - Gad G. Gilbar

Population Dilemmas in the Middle East

Middle East Studies

Paperback Published: 31st January 1997
ISBN: 9780714642444
Number Of Pages: 141

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This study provides a general outline of Palestinian population growth between 1948 and 1987 and then focuses on the town of Nablus for a detailed analysis of the main aspects of Palestinian migration and high rates of natural increase. The author shows how the recession that struck the Arab oil economies in the early 1980s, by slowing down the migratory movement, shut off the valve that had afforded the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza relief from economic pressures.

List of Tablesp. ix
List of Figures and Illustrationsp. xi
List of Abbreviationsp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Introduction: The Policies of Demographic Changep. 1
Population Growth and Migration: The Palestinian Communities, 1949-87p. 11
Background to Migration: The Case of Nablus, 1949-56p. 35
Demographic and Economic Origins of the Intifadap. 52
Jordan's Road to Family Planning Policyp. 67
Nasser's Soft Revolutionp. 80
Population Pressure and Oil Revenues: Egypt and Saudi Arabia, 1962-85p. 97
Family Planning under Mubarakp. 113
Indexp. 137
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ISBN: 9780714642444
ISBN-10: 0714642444
Series: Middle East Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 141
Published: 31st January 1997
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.34  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1