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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 48–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sotiris G. Vandoros This essay systematically explores the role the immigration issue played in the electoral and overall political power structure of right-wing extremism in Greece as expressed by Golden Dawn. It employs a political-opportunity structure along with a discursive-opportunity...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2002) 13 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in the midst of a worldwide transformation, resulting from changes in the internal structures of many key participants, the democ- ratization of politics, the globalization of economics, and a revolution in communications and information. What has changed here at home is that our preeminence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Asia and North Africa region. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 Jordan water blue peace Dead Sea Syria Water: The One Crisis That Also Represents the Biggest Opportunity for a Middle East People’s Peace His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan With no...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2017) 28 (3): 56–67.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the end of World War II, discussion never resulted in a concrete or realistic plan. The reasons for this emphatic failure can be found in the political complexities of the European structure and in the difficulties of implementing such a challenging plan. Spyridon N. Litsas is associate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 96–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Tomáš Vlček; Martin Jirušek Albania is a small country in the Western Balkans whose role in international politics throughout history has been minor, mainly due to its size, low economic potential, and the legacy of the Stalinist isolationist regime that was in place during the Cold War era. The...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2015) 26 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2015
... redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. A Sea of Opportunities: The EU and China in the Mediterranean Romano Prodi Asia’s new economic and political strength — particularly China’s — and its increasing economic ties with Europe are giving the Mediterranean region an opportunity to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2015) 26 (1): 40–58.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the Torino World Affairs Institute (T.wai). Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 China and Italy Chinese foreign policy New Silk Road China and the Mediterranean Sino-­Italian Relations in a Turbulent Mediterranean: Trends and Opportunities Giovanni B. Andornino...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 6–12.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Olusegun Obasanjo This essay by Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, examines the challenges (AIDS, poverty, and governance) and opportunities (receptive investment climate, increasing democratization process, and a new framework for development) that African countries must deal with and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 12–37.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... 2013 Bahgat: Egypt’s Energy Outlook  13 Egypt’s Energy Outlook: Opportunities and Challenges Gawdat Bahgat With more...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2012) 23 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2012
... three decades in Turkey. Since the 1980s, the country has experienced a transition to the free market economy and gradual democratization. Eco- nomic and political liberalization, in turn, expanded opportunity spaces in which religious citizens can more assertively pursue their collective inter...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 91–110.
Published: 01 December 2008
... these have on Africa's development are examined. The authors argue that there are two very important perspectives—exploitation and opportunity—on China's role in Africa's development. The authors also argue that African countries must implement meaningful structural and policy changes that could enable...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of political stability); the quality of the institutional framework; the effectiveness of the judicial system; the degree of globalization; the level of competition; the degree of economic development; the structure and size of the public sector; cultural qualities (religious...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2012) 23 (1): 89–103.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Vavouras: Political Rights, Development, and Corruption  93 the quality of the institutional framework; the effectiveness of the judicial system; the degree of globalization; the level of competition; the degree of economic development; the structure and the size of public sector...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... political preferences. Even though the struggle between these two groups has never gone away, it would be misleading to treat the groups as fixed social structures with rigid boundaries. First of all, the values at stake that define the confronta- The views presented in this essay are those of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2006) 17 (4): 142–159.
Published: 01 December 2006
... chaos. For as one description of the thoughts of many ethnic Albanians puts it, “Only violence gets international attention.”46 Violence as an option endures because of the persistent failure to create or maintain a viable domestic and regional political system that can provide opportunities for...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2013) 24 (3): 129–132.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of the Ottoman Empire produced not only diplomatic and political tensions among European great powers but also opportunities for territorial and geopolitical gains. Rodogno nicely illustrates this point: “Throughout the nineteenth century the European powers feared that the implosion of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2002) 13 (3): 138–141.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Mohamed El-Khawas Gregory White: A Comparative Political Economy of Tunisia and Morocco: On the Outside of Europe Looking In . New York: State University of New York Press, 2001. 252 pages. ISBN 0-7914-5028-7. $20.95. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2002 Mohamed El-Khawas is professor...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2016) 27 (1): 30–54.
Published: 01 March 2016
... through the perspective of Greece's half-century-long relationship with the European Union and against a backdrop of personal observations and comment, relevant public sentiments, and critical events defining each period discussed. George Bistis is an award-winning journalist and political analyst...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 61–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... development and structural and psychological changes in Turkey, which strengthened the government’s hand in treating these chronic issues in order to pave the way for the political. 8. “Davuglu: Cyprus Talks Last Chance for Reunification.” 72  Mediterranean Quarterly: Winter 2010...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 101–104.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Dominique Maillard Dominique Maillard is vice dean in charge of international relations at the Université Paris-Est Créteil. Grigoriadis Ioannis N. : Trials of Europeanization: Turkish Political Culture and the European Union . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 . 424...