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Government and Politics of the Contemporary Middle East: Continuity and change

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by Jacqueline S. Ismael & Tareq Y. Ismael & Glenn Perry
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Government and Politics of the Contemporary Middle East: Continuity and change by Jacqueline S. Ismael & Tareq Y. Ismael & Glenn Perry

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, introducing key concepts from comparative politics to further explore the interaction between Middle Eastern history and the region's contemporary political development.

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: alienation between state and society, poverty and social inequality, ideological crises and renewal.

• Case studies on countries in the Northern Belt (Turkey and Iran); the Fertile Crescent (Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, Israel/Palestine); and those West and East of the Red Sea (Egypt and the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council), moving through an historical examination to close analysis of the most recent developments and their political and social impacts.

• Extensive pedagogical features, including original maps and further reading sections, provide essential support for the reader.

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 re

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Ebook Details
Pages: 616
Size: 4.1 MB
Publisher: Routledge
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781317662822 (EPUB)
9781317662839 (PDF)

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