This text focuses on the history of and prospects for Arab unity—an issue of critical importance to students and scholars of Middle East politics and culture. Dr. Farah combines analysis of valuable survey research with historical and theoretical works by leading Arab and Western scholars that interpret the current debate on the status of Pan-Arabi
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Arab Nationalism: A Bibliographic Essay -- The Concerns and the Challenges -- The Issue of Identity in Selected Arab Gulf States -- Islam, Pan Arabism and Palestine: An Attitudinal Survey -- The End of Pan-Arabism -- The Arab Road -- Arab Nationalism: A Response to Ajami’s Thesis on the “End of Pan-Arabism” -- The Dying Arab Nation -- Stress and Disintegration in the Arab World -- The October War and Arab Students’ Self Conceptions -- Postscript
Tawfic E. Farah is the editor of the Journal of Arab Affairs and president of the Middle East Research Group, Inc. He edited Political Behavior in the Arab States (Westview, 1983) and co-authored Survey Research in the Arab World (Westview, 1985). James A. Bill is a professor of political science at the University of Texas, Austin.