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The Middle East - International Student Edition

Sixteenth Edition
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Middle East Politics

1 032 pages | CQ Press
In the The Middle East, Sixteenth Edition, Ellen Lust brings important new coverage to this comprehensive, balanced, and superbly researched text. In clear prose, Lust and her outstanding contributors explain the landscape of this changing region by examining both regional trends and individual countries. The Sixteenth Edition adds a chapter on Sudan, and other country chapters have been streamlined and fully updated to reflect domestic, regional, and international changes of the past three years. This best-selling text offers a wealth of information to help readers not only comprehend more fully the world around them, but also recognize and formulate policies that can more successfully engage the vitally important Middle East.
 
Part I Overview
 
Chapter 1 The Making of the Modern Middle East
 
Chapter 2 The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
 
Chapter 3 States and Institutions
 
Chapter 4 Religion, Society, and Politics in the Middle East
 
Chapter 5 Citizen’s Participation: Actors, Arenas, & Dilemmas
 
Chapter 6 Social Change in the Middle East
 
Chapter 7 The Political Economy of Development in the Middle East
 
Chapter 8 International Relations
 
Part II Profiles
 
Chapter 9 Algeria
 
Chapter 10 Egypt
 
Chapter 11 Iran
 
Chapter 12 Iraq
 
Chapter 13 Israel
 
Chapter 14 Jordan
 
Chapter 15 Kuwait
 
Chapter 16 Lebanon
 
Chapter 17 Libya
 
Chapter 18 The Lower Gulf States
 
Chapter 19 Morocco: Institutions under Monarchical Dominance
 
Chapter 20 Palestine
 
Chapter 21 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
Chapter 22 Syria
 
Chapter 23 Sudan
 
Chapter 24 Tunisia
 
Chapter 25 Turkey
 
Chapter 26 Yemen

Ellen M. Lust

Ellen Lust is a Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Founder and Director of the Program on Governance and Local Development at the University of Gothenburg. She received her M.A. in Modern Middle East and North African Studies (1993) and PhD in Political Science (1997) from the University of Michigan. She has conducted research and engaged in policy dialogue across the Middle East, including Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Malawi, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, and Tunisia, as well as in Sub-Saharan Africa. She has served as an advisor and consultant to such organizations as the UNDP, UN Democracy Fund, The World Bank, USAID, Carter... More About Author