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Schwedler (political science, U. of Massachusetts, Amherst) and Gerner (political science, U. of Kansas, d. 2006) edit this text for political science courses on the modern Middle East, presenting 14 themes, each with subtopics, as described by contributors in history, economics, politics, international relations, demography, geography, anthropology, sociology, gender studies, conflict resolution, religion, and literature. Chapters are devoted to the following broad themes: geography of the Middle East; historical context; Middle Eastern politics; international relations; the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the economies of the Middle East; the political economy of Middle Eastern oil; population growth, urbanization, and unemployment; kinship, class, and ethnicity; the role of women; religion and politics; Middle Eastern literature; and trends and prospects. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN:
9781588265654
Author:
Schwedler, Jillian
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers
Editor:
Gerner, Deborah J.
Contributor:
Gerner, Deborah J. (EDT)
Subject:
History : Middle East - General
Subject:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
Subject:
Middle east
Subject:
Africa, north
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Regional Studies
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
SU
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
483

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