A systematic and up-to-date introduction to politics and society in the Middle East. It examines domestic, regional and global actors and in light of the so-called 'Arab Spring', pays particular attention to the tension between processes of democratization and ongoing authoritarianism.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2015|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Francesco Cavatorta is Associate Professor in Political Science at Laval University, Canada.
Table of Contents1. Introduction.- 2. The Arab Awakening.- 3. The Historical and Political Context.- 4. Social Structures and Social Development.- 5. Political Economy.- 6. Institutions, Parties and Elections.- 7. Religion and Politics.- 8. Civil Society and Political Change.- 9. Gender and Politics.- 10. The Military, Security and Conflict.- 11. The Middle East and the Wider World.- 12. After the Awakening.