Politics and Governance in the Middle East by Vincent DuracPolitics and Governance in the Middle East by Vincent Durac

Politics and Governance in the Middle East

byVincent Durac, Francesco Cavatorta

Paperback | July 21, 2015

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A systematic and up-to-date introduction to politics and society in the Middle East. It examines domestic, regional and global actors and in light of the so-called 'Arab Spring', pays particular attention to the tension between processes of democratization and ongoing authoritarianism.

Vincent Durac is Lecturer in Middle East Politics and Development at University College Dublin, Ireland.   Francesco Cavatorta is Associate Professor in Political Science at Laval University, Canada.
Title:Politics and Governance in the Middle EastFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.67 inPublished:July 21, 2015Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230361331

ISBN - 13:9780230361331

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. The Arab Awakening.- 3. The Historical and Political Context.- 4. Social Structures and Social Development.- 5. Political Economy.- 6. Institutions, Parties and Elections.- 7. Religion and Politics.- 8. Civil Society and Political Change.- 9. Gender and Politics.- 10. The Military, Security and Conflict.- 11. The Middle East and the Wider World.- 12. After the Awakening.