The Real Issues of the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Addressing Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5247-8 (Print) 978-1-4614-5248-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Pages 1-16

    Introduction

  3. DEFINING THE NEED OF REFORM: SPECIAL CONTEXT, BENCHMARKING AND BEST PRACTICES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-57

      The Changing Landscape of the Middle East

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      Pages 59-93

      Capacity Building, Rationale and Learning from Best Practice

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      Pages 95-110

      Basics on Benchmarking

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      Pages 111-127

      Examining Performance

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      Pages 129-166

      Measuring Performance in GCC and Selected MENA Countries: In-Depth Considerations of Implementation

  4. ISSUES, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-193

      The Relevance of Science and Technology for the Arab Spring and the Key Role of the Knowledge Economy

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      Pages 195-227

      Research, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the Rentier Culture in the Arab Countries

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      Pages 229-240

      S&T Innovation Systems: The Role of Manufacturing, Institutions and Leaders

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      Pages 241-257

      Innovation in the Public Sector: Experiences in E-Procurement and University Research

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      Pages 259-273

      New Perspectives on Health Issues, Research and Innovation

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      Pages 275-295

      A Research and Development Framework for Sustainable Development in the GCC Countries

  5. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: LEVERAGING INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 297-297

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      Pages 299-313

      Research Priorities and Their Impact on the National Innovation System

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      Pages 315-330

      ICT Convergence and Europe’s Digital Agenda 2010–2020

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      Pages 331-347

      Establishing a New Framework for Lifelong Learning

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      Pages 349-358

      University-Industry Cooperation and Conditions for Start-Ups

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      Pages 359-369

      Building Knowledge and Innovation-Driven Economies in Arab Countries: How to Do It

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      Pages 371-398

      Special Considerations and Ways Forward

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 399-438