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North Africa: Development and Reform in a Changing Global Economy
Edited by Dirk Vandewalle
St. Martin's Press, 1996, 286 pp.
North Africa is the source of a number of political and economic experiments that merit attention. For example, Morocco and Tunisia get good marks from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund for their economic reform programs; Algeria has tried, and then retreated from, democratization, but still enjoys one of the freest presses in the Arab world. This volume includes a number of stimulating essays that look at the region and its development from a comparative political economy perspective. A welcome addition to the literature.
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