Politics In The Middle East

by James A. Bill, Robert Springborg

Pearson Education | September 21, 1999 | Trade Paperback

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This new edition of the best-selling Politics in the Middle East is an analysis of systems and processes in Middle Eastern politics that focuses on the themes of power, stratification, and development. Special emphasis is placed upon the forces of social change as they sweep across the region. This study also includes emphasis on such important issues as the role of civil society, the patterns of leadership, the resurgence of Islam, the role of women, the upheaval in the Persian Gulf, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and U.S. foreign policy.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 350 pages, 9 × 6.2 × 0.9 in

Published: September 21, 1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0321005376

ISBN - 13: 9780321005373

Found in: Social and Cultural Studies

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Politics In The Middle East

by James A. Bill, Robert Springborg

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 350 pages, 9 × 6.2 × 0.9 in

Published: September 21, 1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0321005376

ISBN - 13: 9780321005373

Table of Contents



Preface.


 1. Political Development and the Challenge of Modernization.


 2. States, Beliefs, and Ideologies.


 3. The Genes of Politics: Groups, Classes and Families.


 4. The Politics of Patrimonial Leadership.


 5. The Politics of Leaders and Change.


 6. Institutions of Government: Militaries, Bureaucracies, and Legislatures.


 7. The Arab-Israeli Connection: The Politics of Competitive State-Building.


 8. The Politics of War and Revolution in the Persian Gulf.


 9. Petroleum, Politics, and Development.


Index.

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This new edition of the best-selling Politics in the Middle East is an analysis of systems and processes in Middle Eastern politics that focuses on the themes of power, stratification, and development. Special emphasis is placed upon the forces of social change as they sweep across the region. This study also includes emphasis on such important issues as the role of civil society, the patterns of leadership, the resurgence of Islam, the role of women, the upheaval in the Persian Gulf, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and U.S. foreign policy.
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