Contemporary Politics in the Middle East

Höfundur: Beverley Milton-Edwards
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Contemporary Politics in the Middle East

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Efnisyfirlit

  • Dedication
  • Title page
  • Copyright page
  • Tables and Figures
    • Tables
    • Figures
  • Preface to the Fourth Edition
  • Map
  • Introduction
    • The Muddle East?
    • Who invented the Middle East?
    • Orientalism – the enduring debate
    • State types: making sense of multiplicity
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER ONE: Colonial Rule: Shaping the Destiny of a Region
    • Introduction
    • Merchants and missionaries
    • The First World War and the death of the Ottoman Empire
    • 1918 and after: mandates, protectorates and colonial power
    • Inter-war European decline
    • Sunset empire
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER TWO: Nationalism: the Quest for Identity and Power
    • Introduction
    • Nationalism as theory turned into practice
    • The birth pangs of Arab nationalism
    • New identities and hopes
    • The first Arab Revolt: the Arab princes at the helm of British imperial ambition
    • Taking state power
    • Unification nationalism: the United Arab Republic and beyond
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER THREE: A Very Political Economy
    • Introduction
    • Regional wealth and extremes of inequality
    • Many models make poor work
    • Evolution of oil-based economies
    • Sheikhdoms and petro-power
    • Rentier futures, profit in decline?
    • Labour mobility and employment
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER FOUR: Conflict and Lack of Peace
    • Introduction
    • The bigger battle: Arab–Israeli hostility
    • Killing dreams: the Israeli–Palestinian dimension
    • East against West in the Suez Crisis
    • Arab versus Arab
    • The lion and the peacock: Arab–Iranian relations
    • Sectarian politics
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER FIVE: Past, Present and Future Politics: Islam
    • Introduction
    • Islam and politics
    • Thoroughly modern Muslims
    • Muslim Brotherhood
    • Fervour
    • Arab Spring and Islamist Autumn
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER SIX: The Ephemerals of Democracy in the Middle East
    • Introduction
    • Clash of civilizations
    • Democratization or liberalization?
    • Socio-economic indicators
    • Democracy and civil society
    • Islamism and democracy – an oxymoron?
    • The Arab Spring and democracy
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER SEVEN: Women: the Invisible Population
    • Introduction
    • The role of women in nationalist movements
    • Identity and independence
    • Women and Islam
    • Subjugation
    • Feminism and gender discourses
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER EIGHT: Endangered Species: Ethnicity and Minorities
    • Introduction
    • Defining ethnicity
    • Minority status
    • The state and ethnicity
    • Modernity in the post-modern age
    • Ethno-national and religious battles
    • Conflict management and regulation
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER NINE: Them and Us: the United States, EU and Russia in the Middle East
    • Introduction
    • National interest
    • Relations and rivalries
    • Europe, the EU and the Middle East
    • The bear awakens: Russia and the Middle East
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • CHAPTER TEN: The Arab Spring and the New Era of Uncertainty
    • Introduction
    • Underlying factors
    • Winds of change
    • Teenage kicks: youth and the Arab Spring
    • Rebellion and extremism
    • Unfolding spectacle of political change
    • Authoritarian resilience
    • Uncertain future
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Case study
    • Questions for discussion
    • Recommended reading
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • End User License Agreement

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