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Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa / Edition 6

Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa / Edition 6

by David E. Long
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813344492

ISBN-13: 2900813344491

Pub. Date: 08/03/2010

Publisher: Westview Press

As the leading college-level textbook on political systems in the Middle East and North Africa, the fourth edition of The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa is comprehensive in scope and up-to-date in coverage. This edition addresses changes in the Middle East such as weakening public-sector economics in oil-producing states, the

Overview

As the leading college-level textbook on political systems in the Middle East and North Africa, the fourth edition of The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa is comprehensive in scope and up-to-date in coverage. This edition addresses changes in the Middle East such as weakening public-sector economics in oil-producing states, the communications revolution, and continued rapid population growth. Contributors are highly qualified scholars and professionals writing on each country, all following a common outline, yet focusing on the particulars of the political system under discussion.

Author Biography: David E. Long is a consultant on the Middle East. He is retired from the US Foreign Service and has taught and lectured extensively on Middle Eastern subjects. He is the author of numerous books and articles on various aspects of the Middle East politics and international relations, including Israel: Land of Tradition and Conflict (Westview, 1993). Bernard Reich is professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University. He is the author of numerous books and articles on various aspects of Middle East politics and international relations, including Israel: Land of Tradition and Conflict (Westview, 1993).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900813344491
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
08/03/2010
Edition description:
Sixth Edition, Sixth Edition
Pages:
576

Table of Contents

List of Tablesvii
Prefaceix
1Introduction1
2Republic of Turkey9
3Islamic Republic of Iran47
4Kingdom of Saudi Arabia72
5Republic of Iraq102
6Eastern Arabian States: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Oman128
7Republic of Yemen174
8Republic of Lebanon197
9Syrian Arab Republic225
10Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan246
11State of Israel267
12The Palestinians315
13Arab Republic of Egypt340
14Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya370
15Kingdom of Morocco392
16Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria423
17Republic of Tunisia461
About the Book and Editors489
About the Contributors491
Index495

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