ISBN-10:
1588269086
ISBN-13:
9781588269089
Pub. Date:
07/24/2013
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle East / Edition 2

Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle East / Edition 2

by Michele Penner Angrist

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Overview

Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle East / Edition 2

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 analyze 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588269089
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/24/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 550
Sales rank: 534,314
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Michele Penner Angrist is associate professor of political science at Union College. 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.

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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