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Middle East Politics

Changing Dynamics, 1st Edition

By Mahmood Monshipouri


424 pages | 7 B/W Illus.

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This textbook provides an overview of Middle East politics, primarily for undergraduate students. It offers an in-depth look at the forces of stability, change, uncertainty, and progress in the region, while identifying their historical, cultural, political, socioeconomic.

Table of Contents

1. Turmoil and Transition in the Middle East Politics

Part I. Historical and Contemporary Contexts

2. A Modern History of the Middle East

3. The Arab-Israeli Conflicts: Causes and Consequences

4. Nationalists vs Islamists: The Struggle for Power

5. The Persian Gulf and Global Security

Part II. Changing Dynamics and Evolving Challenges

6. Beyond the Arab Uprisings: Democratic Rollback?

7. The Internet: Double-Edged Sword

8. Confronting Terrorism and the Islamic State

9. New Security Issues: Food, Water, and Labor Emigration

10. The Changing Geopolitics of Oil

11. US-Iran Relations: The Key to Stability

12. New Regional Players: China, India, and Russia

Part III. Prospects for the Future

13. New Paradigms and Trends

About the Author

Mahmood Monshipouri is Chair, Department of International Relations, San Francisco State University

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies