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Libya : continuity and change / Ronald Bruce St John.

By: St. John, Ronald Bruce
Material type: TextTextSeries: The contemporary Middle EastPublisher: Oxon ; New York : Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group, 2015Edition: 2nd edDescription: xxiv, 216 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 9780415840071 (paperback)Subject(s): | Libya -- Politics and government -- 1969- | Libya -- Economic conditions | Libya -- Foreign relations -- 1969- | BAEPS, Political Science April2016DDC classification: 961.204 Summary: "Retaining the conceptual framework of the first edition through emphasis of the dual themes of continuity and change, the second edition of Libya is revised and updated to include discussion of key developments since 2010, including: - The political process which evolved in the course of the February 17 Revolution and led to GNC elections in July 2012, a new constitution in 2012-13, and national elections in mid-2013. - Post-Qaddafi economic policy from the National Transitional Council and subsequent interim governments, to the announced economic policies of the national government elected in mid-2013. - Post-Qaddafi Libyan foreign policy. - The February 17 Revolution and the death of Qaddafi. - The on-going process of drafting a new constitution, the election of Parliament and of a President. Providing a comprehensive overview of the region seen to be the exception to the Arab Spring, and highlighting the issues facing contemporary Libya, this book is an important text for students and scholars of History, North Africa and the Middle East as well as non-specialist with an interest in current affairs"--
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Glossary : p. [185]-186.

Index : p. [209]-216.

Bibliography : p. [187]-208.

"Retaining the conceptual framework of the first edition through emphasis of the dual themes of continuity and change, the second edition of Libya is revised and updated to include discussion of key developments since 2010, including: - The political process which evolved in the course of the February 17 Revolution and led to GNC elections in July 2012, a new constitution in 2012-13, and national elections in mid-2013. - Post-Qaddafi economic policy from the National Transitional Council and subsequent interim governments, to the announced economic policies of the national government elected in mid-2013. - Post-Qaddafi Libyan foreign policy. - The February 17 Revolution and the death of Qaddafi. - The on-going process of drafting a new constitution, the election of Parliament and of a President. Providing a comprehensive overview of the region seen to be the exception to the Arab Spring, and highlighting the issues facing contemporary Libya, this book is an important text for students and scholars of History, North Africa and the Middle East as well as non-specialist with an interest in current affairs"--

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