The Middle East

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Ellen Lust
CQ Press, May 10, 2016 - Political Science - 1056 pages
In the Fourteenth Edition of The Middle East, Ellen Lust brings important new coverage to this comprehensive, balanced, and superbly researched text. In clear prose, Lust and her outstanding contributors explain the many complex changes taking place across the region. New to this edition is a country profile chapter on Sudan by Fareed Hassan. All country chapters now address domestic and regional conflict more explicitly, and all tables, figures, boxes, and maps have been fully updated with the most recent data and information.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 THE MAKING OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST
1
CHAPTER 2 SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
74
CHAPTER 3 THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEVELOPMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST
106
CHAPTER 4 INSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNANCE
160
CHAPTER 5 RELIGION SOCIETY AND POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
205
CHAPTER 6 ACTORS PUBLIC OPINION AND PARTICIPATION
242
CHAPTER 7 THE ISRAELIPALESTINIAN CONFLICT
288
CHAPTER 8 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
369
CHAPTER 16 LEBANON
590
CHAPTER 17 LIBYA
615
CHAPTER 18 THE LOWER GULF STATES
644
CHAPTER 19 MOROCCO
674
CHAPTER 20 PALESTINE
707
CHAPTER 21 SAUDI ARABIA
737
CHAPTER 22 SUDAN
755
CHAPTER 23 SYRIA
781

CHAPTER 9 ALGERIA
403
CHAPTER 10 EGYPT
424
CHAPTER 11 IRAN
455
CHAPTER 12 IRAQ
487
CHAPTER 13 ISRAEL
516
CHAPTER 14 JORDAN
544
CHAPTER 15 KUWAIT
570
CHAPTER 24 TUNISIA
808
CHAPTER 25 TURKEY
854
CHAPTER 26 YEMEN
895
NOTES
917
INDEX
994
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About the author (2016)

Ellen Lust is a professor in the department of political science at the University of Gothenberg. Her publications include Structuring Conflict in the Arab World and Political Participation in the Middle East, co-edited with Saloua Zerhouni. She has also published articles in such journals as Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, International Journal of Middle East Studies, and Politics and Society. She is
an associate editor of a the newly launched journal, Middle East Law and Governance. Lust has studied, conducted research, and led student and alumni groups in Egypt, Jordan,Morocco, Israel, Palestine, and Syria.

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