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Government and politics of the contemporary Middle East : discontinuity and turbulence / Tareq Y. Ismael and Jacqueline S. Ismael.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher: Abingdon, England : Routledge, 2024Copyright date: ©2024Edition: Third editionDescription: 1 online resource (671 pages) : illustrationsContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781000919301
Subject(s): Genre/Form: LOC classification:
  • DS63.1 .I863 2024
Contents:
1 Introduction: Middle East politics: patterns of continuity and change -- Part I Dynamics in Middle East politics -- Part II Comparative politics of the Middle East.
Summary: "This exciting new edition of the successful textbook for students of Middle Eastern politics provides a highly relevant and comprehensive introduction to the complexities of a region in constant flux. Combining a thematic framework for examining patterns of politics with individual chapters dedicated to specific countries, the book places the very latest developments and long-standing issues within an historical context. This third edition extends its analysis to post-2015 developments in the region, as well as expanding the range of pedagogical features on offer. Presenting information in an accessible and inclusive format, the book offers: - Coverage of the historical influence of colonialism and major world powers on the shaping of the modern Middle East - A detailed examination of the legacy of Islam - Analysis of the political and social aspects of Middle Eastern life, including alienation between the state and society, poverty and social inequality, and ideological crisis and renewal - Case studies on countries in the Fertile Crescent (Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, and Israel/Palestine); the Northern Belt (Turkey and Iran); and those West and East of the Red Sea (Egypt and the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council) A key introductory text for students of Middle Eastern politics and history at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels, this new edition has been extensively updated to also become a timely and significant reference for policy-makers and any motivated reader"
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Includes index.

1 Introduction: Middle East politics: patterns of continuity and change -- Part I Dynamics in Middle East politics -- Part II Comparative politics of the Middle East.

"This exciting new edition of the successful textbook for students of Middle Eastern politics provides a highly relevant and comprehensive introduction to the complexities of a region in constant flux. Combining a thematic framework for examining patterns of politics with individual chapters dedicated to specific countries, the book places the very latest developments and long-standing issues within an historical context. This third edition extends its analysis to post-2015 developments in the region, as well as expanding the range of pedagogical features on offer. Presenting information in an accessible and inclusive format, the book offers: - Coverage of the historical influence of colonialism and major world powers on the shaping of the modern Middle East - A detailed examination of the legacy of Islam - Analysis of the political and social aspects of Middle Eastern life, including alienation between the state and society, poverty and social inequality, and ideological crisis and renewal - Case studies on countries in the Fertile Crescent (Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, and Israel/Palestine); the Northern Belt (Turkey and Iran); and those West and East of the Red Sea (Egypt and the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council) A key introductory text for students of Middle Eastern politics and history at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels, this new edition has been extensively updated to also become a timely and significant reference for policy-makers and any motivated reader"

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.

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