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Man, State and Society in the Contemporary Middle East





ISBN 9781138643055
Published September 13, 2017 by Routledge
538 Pages

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Book Description

This work, first published in 1972, is an objective introduction to the social, political, and cultural changes that took place in the Middle East in the years after the Second World War. It includes papers by some of the most distinguished scholars in the field as well as personal accounts by insightful observers living in the area. It includes articles on such topics as Arab socialism and nationalism, religious communities, ethnic minorities, women in Arab society, education, and many more.

Table of Contents

Part 1. State and Politics  1. An Arab Nationalist Edward Atiyah  2. This Is Our Nationalism Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz  3. The Egyptian Revolution Abd al-Nasir (Gamal Abdel Nasser)  4. Egypt: Military Rule in a Rapidly Changing Society J.C. Hurewitz  5. Politics in Kuwait Naseer H. Aruri  6. The Jordanian Parliament Kamel S. Abu Jaber  7. Religion in Israeli Politics Emanuel Gutmann  8. The Role of Parties in Political Development in the Arab Middle East Scott D. Johnston  9. Qasim and the Iraqi Communist Party: a Study in Arab Politics Oles M. Smolansky  10. Political Tenets of the Liberation Party in Jordan  11. The Multiparty Democracy of Israel Moshe Sharett  12. Al-Ard Group Jacob M. Landau  13. The Middle East, 1968: Impressions and Conclusions The Mission of the American Professors for Peace in the Middle East  14. Forward to Peace Abba Eban  Part 2. Views of Society and Man  15. Religious and Ethnic Groups Gabriel Baer  16. Minorities in the Arab Orient Today Pierre Rondot  17. The Quest for a Arab Future Ibrahim Abu Lughod  18. Change and Continuity in Israeli Society S.N. Eisenstadt  19. Arab Education Fahim I. Qubain  20. Reading and Education in a Lebanese Village Toufic Toma  21. The Dilemma of the Arabic Language Mahmud Taymur  22. Youth and Women’s Emancipation in Egypt Peter C. Dodd  23. Syria: the Lure of Extremism Daniel Lerner  24. The Idea of Progress in an Iraqi Village Malcolm N. Quint  25. The Finding of the Water Musa ‘Alami  26. A Day in Sana Claudie Fayein  27. Homemaking Marie Karam Khayat and Margaret Clark Keatinge  28. Work and Commerce in Tripoli John Gulick  29. The Kibbutz Utopia Materializing Ze’ev Goldberg  30. Bridging Two Worlds Aliza Löwenberg  31. Camps and Movements of the Bedouin Emanuel Marx

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