Politics & Society in the Contemporary Middle East

Politics & Society in the Contemporary Middle East

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This cutting-edge examination of the domestic politics of the Middle East-now thoroughly revised to reflect the events of the Arab Spring-has quickly proven itself ideal for classroom use. The book has been designed to give students tools that will help them to analyse politics in the region not only during the present unsettled period, but also as events unfold. Offering insightful analyses and a wealth of accessible information, it encourages comparative, critical thinking by students at all levels.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 25.4mm | 725.74g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • illustrations, 1 map
  • 1588269086
  • 9781588269089
  • 734,902

Table of contents

The Making of Middle East Politics-M.P. Angrist. CONTEMPORARY DYNAMICS. Governments and Opposition-M. El-Ghobashy. The Impact of International Politics-F.G. Gause III. Political Economy-P.W. Moore. Civil Society-S. Carapico. Religion and Politics-J. Schwedler. Identity and Politics-D.S. Patel. Gender and Politics-D. Singerman. CASES. Algeria-Y.H. Zoubir. Egypt-N.J. Brown, E.E. Shahin, and J. Stacher. Iran-A. Keshavarzian. Iraq-F.H. Lawson. Israel-A. Dowty. Jordan-C.R. Ryan. Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates-M. Herb. Palestine-N.J. Brown. Saudi Arabia-G. Okruhlik. Syria-F.H. Lawson. Turkey-M.J. Patton. CONCLUSION. Trends and Prospects-M.P. Angrist.show more

About Michele Penner Angrist

Michele Penner Angrist is associate professor of political science at Union College, USA. She is author of Party Building in the Modern Middle East and coeditor (with Marsha Pripstein Posusney) of Authoritarianism in the Middle East: Regimes and Resistance.show more

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