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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile.

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators.

World Guide.

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Al Bawaba: Middle East Gateway. Section for each country.

Middle East Research & Information Project. Publishers of indispensable MERIP Report.

In the Library: Articles

Campagna, Joel. "Press freedom in Jordan," Middle East Report 206 (spring 1998).

Hawatmeh, George. "What Hussein wants," Middle East Report 451 (5/28/93).

Kilani. Sa'eda. "Boycott fever in Jordan," Middle East Report 226 (spring 2003):24-27.

Schwedler, Jillian. "More than a mob the dynamics of political demonstrations in Jordan," Middle East Report 226 (spring 2003):18-23.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Amawi, Abla. Against All Odds: Jordanian Women, Elections & Political Empowerment (Amman: Al Kutba Institute for Human Development, 2001).

Bligh, Alexander. The Political Legacy of King Hussein (Portland OR: Sussex Academc, 2002).

Elazar, Daniel Judah. Two Peoples, One Land: Federal Solutions for Israel, the Palestinians & Jordan (Lanham MD: University Press of America, 1991).

Fallaci, Oriana. Interview with History (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976). Interview with King Hussein.

Garfinkle, Adam M. Israel & Jordan in the Shadow of War: Functional Ties & Futile Diplomacy in a Small Place (NY: St. Martin's, 1992).

Joffé, George (ed.) Jordan in Transition (NY: Palgrave, 2002).

Kazziha, Walid. The Social History of Southern Syria (Trans-Jordan) in the 19th & early 20th C. (Beirut: Beirut Arab U., 1972).

Khazendar, Sami. Jordan & the Palestine Question: The Role of Islamic & Left Forces in Foreign Policy-Making (Reading: Ithaca, 1997).

Lynch, Marc. State Interests & Public Spheres: The International Politics of Jordan's Identity (NY: Columbia, 2001).

Moaddel, Mansoor. Jordanian Exceptionalism: A Comparative Analysis of State-Religion Relationships in Egypt, Iran, Jordan & Syria (NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).

Nevo, Joseph & Ilan Pappé (eds.) Jordan in the Middle East: The Making of a Pivotal State, 1948-1988 (Ilford: Frank Cass, 1994).

Nowar, Maan Abu. The Struggle for Independence, 1939-1947: A History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Reading: Ithaca, 2001).

Robins, Philip. A History of Jordan (NY: Cambridge, 2004).

Rogan, Eugene L. & Tariq Tell (eds.) Village, Steppe & State: The Social Origins of Modern Jordan (NY: British Academic, 1994).

Satloff, Robert B. From Abdullah to Hussein: Jordan in Transition (NY: Oxford, 1994).

Talal, Basma bint. Rethinking an NGO: Development, Donors & Civil Society in Jordan (NY: I.B. Tauris, 2003).

Tamimi, Azzam. Islam & Democracy: Jordan & the Muslim Brotherhood (Tokyo: Islamic Area Studies Project, 2000).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"Crimes of Honour" [1998], dir. Shelley Saywell, 44m. From First Run/Icarus. Femicide in the West Bank & Jordan.

"Women in the Arab World II. Jordan: Democracy for Our Children" [1996], dir. Froukje Bos, 25m. From Filmakers Library. Toujan al-Faisal, former TV personality, first & only woman in Jordanian Parliament & human rights activist discusses struggle for women's rights & democracy.

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