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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2016) 27 (4): 42–60.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Zlatko Šabič; Ana Bojinović Fenko; Petra Roter The essay contributes to the scholarship on parliamentary diplomacy in the Mediterranean region through the lens of a small state: Slovenia. We argue that, because of limited resources, small states need to diversify their means of foreign policy to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2004) 15 (3): 55–74.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., Canada, and is affiliatedwith the Center for Peace and Disarmament at the Liu Institute for GlobalIssues, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Small Arms and Regional Security in the Western Mediterranean: Refl ections on European Views...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 119–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of seaborne migrants landing on the island has been rather modest, given the country's small size and very high population density, illegal immigration has become one of Malta's top policy priorities, nationally as well as on the EU level, and it has been calling for more support and burden-sharing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2010
...George C. Papavizas Known as Paionia in antiquity, Vardarska Banovina from 1929 through 1944, and the Socialist Republic of Macedonia in Josip Broz Tito's time, this small Yugoslav province seceded from Yugoslavia to become the “Republic of Macedonia.” Accepted by the United Nations as the “Former...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 1–6.
Published: 01 December 2010
... emerging threats to financial stability, and warns that no economy is too small to have huge implications for broader economic stability. The author offers concrete recommendations for a new, transparent, and global financial architecture. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 George A. Papandreou is...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 2012
...—particularly the post–World War II prosecution of small imperial brushfire wars and nation building. Ivan Eland is the author of Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty , among other books. He is currently a senior fellow at the Independent Institute. Copyright...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2013) 24 (2): 5–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Zoltan Barany The turmoil associated with the Arab Spring in the region’s eight monarchies has received comparatively modest attention because, aside from Bahrain, the demonstrations were mostly small and nonconfrontational, there were few calls to overthrow the regimes, and states’ coercive powers...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2015) 26 (2): 42–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Michael B. Bishku Cyprus and Malta are small Mediterranean states located on the periphery of Europe that have had unusual political affiliations following independence from Great Britain in 1960 and 1964, respectively. Historically and culturally they have had Middle Eastern connections. Cyprus...
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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 2018) 29 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2018
... competition Turbulent Times in the Eastern Mediterranean: The Struggle for Power Evaghoras L. Evaghorou The recent political developments in the eastern Mediterranean directly affect the regional security system, since they involve both medium and small states of the region; the great powers...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2007) 18 (2): 67–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., the nature and organization of a state’s economy can be a significant contributing factor, as well. Small, low-capital, low- technology, and labor-intensive sectors — in manufacturing and small-scale farming — tend to attract unskilled and often illegal immigrant workers. For them the informal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 115–122.
Published: 01 September 2008
... organizational structure of the Yugoslav state was based on the principle of “fraternity and unity,” and defense forces relied on the numeri- cal superiority of one of the constituent nations. Slovenia’s small size thus afforded limited influence on defense matters. This meant that all Slove- nian military...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 98–114.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Social scientists who have researched the impact of small business activi- ties among immigrant groups in the United States and western Europe observe important changes in the attitude and social standing of these com- munities. For example, Jan Rath and Robert Kloosterman argue that those...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2006) 17 (2): 72–83.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the relationship between small and large states within the EU began long before the latest enlargement, in 2004, which extended EU mem- bership to a number of former Eastern bloc countries, including Hungary. There are those who believe that larger states, such as Germany and France, by virtue...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
... real sector of the economy rather than the service sector. Cyprus is a small-country case, with a micropopulation of 750,000 in the south and 250,000 in the north. The opportunities for significant productivity gains in agriculture or manu- facturing due to economies of scale at this level are...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 42–63.
Published: 01 June 2012
... ten to twelve years, a close look at the small country and its immediate neighborhood reveals that the situation remains fragile. Its internal economic and demo- graphic problems are compounded by the problems FYROM has with its five neighbors: Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, and Serbia. The...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 52–68.
Published: 01 March 2009
... War world, and, after 2001, the new terrorism. Putting forward a “small” or “local” problem in a big troubled world, the Greek side (Athens and Nicosia) tended to embarrass the Great Powers, with- out ever being able to force their hand. It is important to evaluate the position of the Greek...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 81–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Church St. Nikolaos. The church itself is small, particularly in comparison to the monas- tery that looms over it, but its elegance and the tranquility of the grounds are striking in juxtaposition to the beautiful but often crumbling buildings lin- ing the nearby streets, which are subdivided and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2009
... small (see table 1). There are considerable expatriate communities in all six states, and expatri- ates form the majority of the population in half of them. Nearly all the states are growing rapidly in citizen population, and at least three face tremendous problems in unemployment. While three...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 76–83.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., its dimensions and implications are. Despite the advent of “disaster capitalism“ as a new model of “development,”1 the financial cri- sis that started in the United States morphed into a global menace that has impacted small economies the hardest. It exposed weak nations to the whims of a class...