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Politics and Change in the Middle East : Sources of Conflict and Accommodation,9780130260093

Politics and Change in the Middle East : Sources of Conflict and Accommodation

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6th
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9780130260093

ISBN10:
0130260096
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

For junior/senior-level courses in Middle Eastern Politics and Comparative Politics. Using a multidisciplinary approach, this text presents the politics of the Middle East by integrating the economic, historical, social science, popular culture, and religious issues of the area. It incorporates historical perspectives with contemporary material, giving students the necessary background to make informed judgments on the politics of the region today.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction xvii
Politics and Conflict xviii
Approaches to Social Change xix
Traditional Cultures Of The Middle East: The Cradle Of Civilization And Politics
1(12)
Foundations of Social Diversity
3(7)
Unity in Diversity
10(3)
The Foundations Of Islam
13(19)
Central Beliefs of Islam
14(2)
Pre-Islamic Arab Ethics
16(3)
The Social Setting of Mecca
19(3)
Muhammad's Ministry
22(5)
Five Popular Misconceptions about Islam
27(4)
Conclusion
31(1)
The Political Legacy Of Islam, A.D. 632--1800
32(20)
The Establishment of the Islamic State
33(2)
The Golden Age of the Caliphate
35(3)
Mongol Destruction and the Rebirth of Empire
38(3)
Growth and Decline in the Islamic State
41(1)
Legitimacy in Government
42(2)
The Sharia Law
44(1)
The Shia
45(1)
Sufism
46(1)
Islam and Radical Politics
47(3)
Diversity in Islamic Political Thought
50(2)
Western Imperialism, 1800--1914
52(16)
Setting the Stage
53(1)
The Ottomans
54(3)
Egypt
57(3)
The Levant
60(1)
The Arabian Peninsula
61(1)
Iran
62(4)
Conclusion
66(2)
The Rise Of The State System, 1914--1950
68(19)
The McMahon-Husein Correspondence
69(4)
The Mandates
73(2)
Egypt
75(3)
Saudi Arabia
78(1)
Turkey and Iran
79(2)
From Palestine to Israel
81(4)
Conclusion
85(2)
The Drive For Self-Determination, 1950--1990
87(41)
Arab Nationalism
88(13)
Iran, the Gulf States, and Petroleum
101(7)
Israel
108(12)
The Palestinians and the 1988 Uprising
120(6)
Conclusion
126(2)
Turning Points
128(21)
Globalization
129(3)
Arab Nationalism
132(11)
From Oslo to Jerusalem
143(5)
Conclusions
148(1)
The Politics of Religion, Culture, And Social Life
149(33)
The Politics of Culture
151(2)
The Contemporary Politics of Islam
153(4)
Turkey: Radical Westernization and the Durability of Islam
157(3)
Egypt: The Labyrinth of Possibilities
160(4)
Saudi Arabia: An Islamic Camelot?
164(5)
Iran and the Islamic Republic
169(4)
Sexual Politics
173(7)
Conclusion
180(2)
Political Elites
182(28)
Traditional, Transitional, and Technically Modernizing Elites
185(24)
Conclusion
209(1)
Political Leadership In The Contemporary Middle East
210(27)
Traditional Leadership
211(4)
Charismatic Leadership
215(4)
Modern Bureaucratic Leadership
219(3)
Consequences of Leadership Styles
222(1)
Traditional States
223(1)
Modern Bureaucratic States
224(8)
Charismatic Rule
232(4)
Conclusions
236(1)
The Economic Setting
237(42)
The Economic Record
240(2)
Organization of Economic Activity
242(7)
Liberalization and Globalization
249(1)
Land Policies
250(5)
Agricultural Policies
255(1)
Water
256(3)
Population
259(9)
Industry
268(1)
Petroleum
269(8)
Conclusions
277(2)
International Relations In The Contemporary Middle East, 1945-1990
279(21)
The Great-Power System and the Middle East
283(2)
U.S. Foreign Policy
285(8)
Soviet Foreign Policy
293(3)
Britain and France
296(1)
China and Japan
297(1)
Conclusion
298(2)
International Relations In The Contemporary Middle East, 1945-1990: The Regional Actors
300(34)
Palestinian International Action
304(4)
OPEC and Islam
308(2)
The Foreign Policies of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Israel
310(22)
Conclusion
332(2)
The Middle East And The Changing International Order
334(37)
Dimensions of the Emerging International Order
336(2)
The Middle East in the Emerging International Order
338(1)
The Iraq-Kuwait Crisis
338(11)
The Arabs and the Israelis
349(8)
Superpowers and Great Powers
357(12)
Conclusions
369(2)
INTERNET RESOURCES 371(3)
Useful Web sites
372(2)
Glossary 374(5)
Index 379


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