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Democracy in the Balance

Democracy in the Balance
Culture and Society in the Middle East

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Middle East Politics

January 1998 | 300 pages | CQ Press
Examining the social and cultural forces that have hindered the emergence and widespread development of democratic polities in the Middle East, Mehran Kamrava analyzes the effect politics, in particular, and society-based dynamics, in general, have had on the nature and evolution of Middle Eastern culture.

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Mehran Kamrava

Mehran Kamrava teaches political science at California State University, Northridge. Born in Iran, he received his Ph.D. in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University. He is the author of a number of books, including Revolutionary Politics; Revolution in Iran: The Roots of Turmoil; and Cultural Politics in the Third World. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781566430630