Demystifying Syria

Demystifying Syria

by Fred H. Lawson
     
 

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"Offers the most up-to-date guide to Syria's enigmatic political, economic and social order" - The Montreal Review

Syria stands at the center of contemporary Middle Eastern affairs, yet it remains poorly understood by analysts and the general public. This collection presents an innovative study of key aspects of Syrian politics, economics, and

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"Offers the most up-to-date guide to Syria's enigmatic political, economic and social order" - The Montreal Review

Syria stands at the center of contemporary Middle Eastern affairs, yet it remains poorly understood by analysts and the general public. This collection presents an innovative study of key aspects of Syrian politics, economics, and society.

Each contribution is firmly grounded in primary research undertaken in Syria. The contributors identify current trends in Syria and go on to situate recent developments within broader contextual issues.

Fred H. Lawson is a lecturer at Mills College, California. He is the author of Constructing International Relations in the Arab World (Stanford University Press) and Why Syria Goes to War (Cornell University Press).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780863566547
Publisher:
Saqi Books
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Series:
SOAS Middle East Issues Series Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


Fred H. Lawson is a lecturer at Mills College, California, USA. Between 1992-3 he was a Fulbright lecturer in International Relations at the University of Aleppo, Syria. He is the author of Constructing International Relations in the Arab World (Stanford University Press) and Why Syria Goes to War (Cornell University Press).

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