GOPINATHAN,G. C. B. G. S. (2008). The aftermath of World War II in the Pacific created severe social and economic dislocations for the people ofSingapore in 1945. Although the British rulers reclaimed thecontrol of the trading port, the people clamored for politicalfreedom and economic opportunities. There was frequent industrialstrikes and unrest. The population grew from about 960,000 in 1948 to about 1.6 million in 1954. There were high unemployment and anacute shortage of public housing. Toward a better future: Education and training for economic development in Singapore since1965, 12.
Thisarticle wholly focuses on the aftermath of the World War II,particularly in the Pacific. It investigates the severe social andeconomic destruction and dislocation for the citizens of Singapore.It further discusses the activities that took place during this warincluding the frequent industrial strikes and social unrest that werebeing experienced across the nation, high unemployment, and ashortage of public housing. This article therefore provides a greatoutline for the aftermath of World War II and the effects of the waron the citizens of Singapore and giving particular attention to thestrategic management that has enabled the state of Singapore totransform its education and the training system from one similar tothat of most Sub-Saharan African countries. Gopinathan is Professorand Head, Foundation Programmes.
Henry,C. M., & Springborg, R. (2010). Globalization and the Politics of Development in the Middle East (Vol. 1). Cambridge UniversityPress
Thisarticles details on the Globalization and the Politics of Developmentin the Middle East. It states that the nation was endowed with thelargest oil reserves in the world. Further, it is clear from thearticle that the MENA states were slow compared to the rest of thenations to readjust their economic structures and their strategies.It provides an excellent assess the prospects for purposes ofreversing the challenges to accelerate the economic development.Henry is a Professor of the Government at the University of Texas.
Maoz,I. (2000). Power relations in intergroup encounters: A case study ofJewish–Arab encounters in Israel. International Journal ofIntercultural Relations, 24(2), 259- 277.
Thisarticle examines the processes and the patterns of power relationsthat existed between the majority and the minority groups, as hadbeen manifested. It states that the most expected processes of thedominance of the Jewish majority and the pattern of dominance and theinfluence of the Arab minority that arose primarily when theencounters focused on the conflict between the sides. The discussionwraps up with ideas that the latter process of minority influence issignificantly related to a dispute that appeared regarding thelegitimacy and desirability of conflict inside the encounter.Maozisprinciple researcher.
McAlister,M. (2001). Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and US Interests in theMiddle East, 1945-2000 (Vol. 6). Univ of California Press.
Thisarticle centers on the complex relations existing between the US andthe nations and the peoples of the Middle East. This article castsand covers entirely the new light on the US military, the financial,and the emotional investments in the Middle East. This articleprovides a great outline a fascinating original in-depth analysis ofthe relation between the culture and the foreign policy. Mcalister isone of the Associate Professor of American Studies at GeorgeWashington University.
Meredith,M. (2007). The Fate of Africa: A history of fifty years ofindependence. PublicAffairs.
Thisarticles details on the fate of Africa as they struggled for theirindependence and years after they got independence. It states thatAfrica was considered wealthy and a very valuable prize to lose atany particular moment. It also outlines the sum of the Africa`snumerous misfortunes, their frequent wars, the despotisms, its deeplyrooted corruption, and its life taking droughts. It provides anexcellent view of the struggle for independence and the issues facingAfrica after independence explore and critically explain the problemsthat have been facing Africa for the past half-century, and continueto face still. Meredith is a journalist, a biographer, and ahistorian who has written extensively on Africa.
Tessler,M. A. (1994). A history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. IndianaUniversity Press.
Thisarticle focuses on the origins of the modern Zionism and the Arabnationalism with a wide view of the prospects for theIsraeli-Palestinian peace. It further shows the parallel existingconceptions of world religion, history, and the destiny that informedboth the peoples` present-day lives. The discussion wraps up withideas on a striking symmetry in the flow of the Jewish and the Arabhistory, and in the way, the nationalist movements from which eachcommunity took shape. Tessler is a Political Science professor atSamuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate
Tripp,A. M. (2000). Political reform in Tanzania: The struggle forassociational autonomy. Comparative Politics, 191-214.
Thisarticle focuses on the concepts of democratic reversal in Africa andthe erosion of national liberties. It starts that the important locusfor the African struggle for political reform has been generalassociations that try to establish and further maintain theirautonomy from the state. It provides an excellent view of criticalsocial struggles, and it has continued in various areas over theissues that pertain to the political and the civil liberties. Trippis a professor of political science as well as gender.
Watson,G. R. (2000). The Oslo Accords: International Law and theIsraeli-Palestinian peace agreements. Oxford University Press
Thisarticle presents the foremost comprehensive legal analysis of OsloAccords. It states that the accord is binding internationalagreements existing between subjects of the international law. Itfurther analyses the Israeli and Palestinian full compliance with theAccords. It provides an excellent view of suggestions on how theinternational law can help to shape a final status agreement betweenparties. Watson was a lawyer in the State Department specializing inMiddle East affairs, and currently a professor of law at CatholicUniversity.
Winant,H. (2000). Race and race theory. Annual Review of Sociology, 169-185.
Thisarticle details about the issue of race and race theory. It focuseson the history and development of the race. It further states that inthe aftermath of World War II, after the destruction of the Europeancolonialism, the emergence and rise of the civil rights movements andthe migration surge to a world scale, the issue of sociology of raceturned out to be a central topic. It suggests that to cover inin-depth the themes race and racism there is the need for thedevelopment of an effective racial theory by sociology. Winant is theauthor of numerous articles and influential books on race, racism,and law.
Yousef,T. M. (2004). Development, growth, and policy reform in the MiddleEast and North Africa since 1950. Journal of EconomicPerspectives, 91-115.
Thisarticle focuses on development, growth, and policy reform in theMiddle East. It states that in the year 1950, the Middle East hadshown a lower level in terms of the socioeconomic developmentglobally. Further, it states that in the 1970s the Middle East wentthrough a robust economic growth and political stability. Thesechanges were attributed to high investment levels. It provides anexcellent view on how higher levels of investment in terms ofphysical capital, which in turn facilitated the substantial rise inthe per capita income led to economic growth in the Middle East.Yousef is an Assistant Professor of Economics
GOPINATHAN,G. C. B. G. S. (2008). The aftermath of World War II in the Pacificcreated severe social and economic dislocations for the people ofSingapore in 1945. Although the British rulers reclaimed control ofthe trading port, the people clamored for political free-dom andeconomic opportunities. There were frequent industrial strikes andunrest. The population grew from about 960,000 in 1948 to about 1.6million in 1954. There was high unemployment and an acute shortageof public housing. Towarda better future: Education and training for economic development inSingapore since 1965,12.
Henry,C. M., & Springborg, R. (2010). Globalizationand the Politics of Development in the Middle East(Vol. 1). Cambridge University Press.
Maoz,I. (2000). Power relations in intergroup encounters: A case study ofJewish–Arab encounters in Israel. InternationalJournal of Intercultural Relations,24(2),259-277.
McAlister,M. (2001). Epicencounters: Culture, media, and US interests in the Middle East, 1945-2000(Vol. 6). Univ of California Press.
Meredith,M. (2007). Thefate of Africa: A history of fifty years of independence.PublicAffairs
Tessler,M. A. (1994). Ahistory of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Indiana University Press.
Tripp,A. M. (2000). Political reform in Tanzania: The struggle forassociational autonomy. ComparativePolitics,191-214.
Watson,G. R. (2000). TheOslo Accords: international law and the Israeli-Palestinian peace agreements.Oxford University Press.
Winant,H. (2000). Race and race theory. AnnualReview of Sociology,169-185.
Yousef,T. M. (2004). Development, growth and policy reform in the MiddleEast and North Africa since 1950. Journalof Economic Perspectives,91-115.