Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle East

Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle East

by Michele Penner Angrist
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588267172

ISBN-13: 9781588267177

Pub. Date: 08/01/2010

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

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Yoga for the Joy of It! immerses the beginning yoga student in the history and practice of yoga by educating readers about the background of yoga, its health benefits, and specific exercises and poses. This text is an essential resource for any student embarking on a new yoga class or for those students who are already familiar with the practice of yoga. Yoga for the Joy of It! details what to expect in class, what to wear and bring to class, correct yoga alignment, a solid foundation of yoga poses, how to modify each yoga pose, correct yoga breathing, beginning meditation, styles of yoga, a history of yoga, and how to bring the benefits of yoga practice into your daily life.

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ISBN-13:
9781588267177
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/2010
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 The Making of Middle East Politics Michele Penner Angrist 1

Part 1 Contemporary Dynamics

2 Governments and Oppositions Mona El-Ghobashy 29

3 The Impact of International Politics F. Gregory Gause III 49

4 Political Economy Pete W. Moore 69

5 Civil Society Sheila Carapico 91

6 Religion and Politics Jillian Schwedler 111

7 Identity and Politics David Siddhartha Patel 133

8 Gender and Politics Diane Singerman 155

Part 2 Cases

9 Algeria Yahia H. Zoubir 177

10 Egypt Nathan J. Brown Emad El-Din Shahin 203

11 Iran Arang Keshavarzian 229

12 Iraq Fred H. Lawson 261

13 Israel Alan Dowty 285

14 Jordan Curtis R. Ryan 311

15 Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates Michael Herb 335

16 The Palestinian Authority Nathan J. Brown 367

17 Saudi Arabia Gwenn Okruhlik 387

18 Syria Fred H. Lawson 411

19 Turkey Marcie J. Patton 435

Part 3 Conclusion

20 Trends and Prospects Michele Penner Angrist 463

References 471

The Contributors 487

Index 491

About the Book 509

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