TITLE

Talking 'bout my GENERATION

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Karen
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Middle East;Nov2000, Issue 306, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the findings of the study conducted by Saudi academic Mai Yamani on the fears and aspirations of the young men and women of Saudi Arabia. Anxiety over the unemployment situation in the country; Reliance on the extended family structure to cope with the economic crisis; Impact of 1998-1999 slump on oil prices on the economy of the country; Young people's desire for social change.
ACCESSION #
3764995

 

Related Articles

  • Saudi Arabia.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/19/2014, Vol. 58 Issue 51, p27 

    The article reports economic developments in Saudi Arabia as of late 2014, including its efforts to resolve such social challenges as high unemployment, inner city congestion, and rapid population growth.

  • Saudi Security Struggle Continues.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;11/17/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 30, p18 

    Focuses on the political and economic situation in Saudi Arabia as of November 17, 2003. Public protests against the heavy-handed state apparatus and lack of democracy; Unemployment rate; Threat of terrorism.

  • OVERVIEW.  // Saudi Arabia Country Profile;2008, p1 

    The article presents an analysis of the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental structure in Saudi Arabia. These factors are reportedly studied considering both current and future aspects. In the social and political arena, the analysis showed that, while the country...

  • Resistant to Change. Platt, Gordon // Global Finance;Feb2013, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p21 

    The article focuses on the economic conditions of Saudi Arabia. It states that the country has more than 28 million (m) people, it has double-digit unemployment and their economy is tied to oil production. It says that the government has released a record 2013 budget incorporating a 20 percent...

  • Moving forward with nationalisation. GAVIN, JAMES // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/6/2012, Vol. 56 Issue 27, p38 

    The article focuses on Saudi Arabia's Nitaqat program, which aims to boost private sector employment. Topics include the decrease in private sector workers in Saudi Arabia between 2000 and 2010, the unemployment rate among young people, and the cost of the program's implementation. Information...

  • Expanding Nitaqat's success. DUDLEY, DOMINIC // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/12/2012, Vol. 56 Issue 41, p38 

    The article discusses an economic plan to combat unemployment in Saudi Arabia as of October 12, 2012, known as Nitaqat. According to the article, the plan was established in September 2011 and combines economic incentives and penalties to encourage private sector companies to hire Saudi Arabian...

  • Refining The Mix. Townsend, Mark // Global Finance;Feb2015, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p18 

    The article discusses the economic condition in Saudi Arabia in 2015. It mentions the country's increasing budget deficit and government spending, as well as its dependence on oil. It notes the modest progress in economic diversification and significant levels of unemployment in youth. It also...

  • Riyadh tackles unemployment.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;5/24/2013, Vol. 57 Issue 21, p6 

    The article presents a preview to an article featured in the issue which discusses unemployment in Saudi Arabia in 2013, examining the relationship between unemployment and political stability in Arab nations after the Arab spring as well as how the Saudi Arabian government has not managed to...

  • Saudi Arabia.  // Saudi Arabia Country Monitor;Jun2001, pN.PAG 

    Presents Analyses, Statistics, and Forecasts on the Economy of Saudi Arabia as of June 2001. Includes information on Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Real GDP, Consumer Prices, Foreign Trade, Official Exchange Rate, etc. Also provides Import and Export Statistics as well as the names of important...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics