Formatted Contents Note: The Middle East and North Africa : between image and reality The geography of the Middle East and North Africa The contemporary state system Historical foundations The making of the modern state system The emergence of independent states and geopolitics Contemporary Islamist thought The Arab-Israeli conflicts : a conflict resolution perspective The struggle for economic and social development "Democracy" and political transformation The coming. challenges : key issues to watch. Geographic Name: Middle East Politics and government 1979-.
The author examines the crises.
Contemporary issues and challenges - Economic challenges : a region of disparities - The Middle East conflicts - Civil society, media and democratic reform - The 2011 revolutions and the future of the region - Glossary. Subject: არაბული ნაციონალიზმი.
Dona J. Stewart is adjunct professor at the National Defense University's Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies. Formerly she directed the Middle East Institute, at Georgia State University (US). She was a Fulbright scholar in Jordan and student at the American University in Cairo. Everything is laid out nicely. The Kindle rental price is great, too. I already had the physical book, but rented the Kindle version for this semester of college because it was so cheap.
The author examines the crises and conflicts, both current and potential, likely to dominate the region in coming years 11: The Coming Challenges: Key Issues to Watch. Dona J. Stewart is the director of the Middle East Institute at Georgia State University. She is a specialist in the human and political geography of the Middle East and a former Fulbright scholar to Jordan.
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Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Part One Introduction to the Region Chapter 1: The Middle East and North Africa: Between Image and Reality Chapter 2: The Geography of the Middle East and North Africa Part Two Emergence and Evolution of the Region Chapter 3: The Contemporary State System Chapter 4: Historical Foundations Chapter 5: The Making of the Modern State System Chapter 6: The Emergence of Independent States
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The new edition of The Middle East Today provides an accessible and comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate students of Middle East Studies, Middle East politics and geography. This updated and revised edition features a host of pedagogical features to assist students with their learning, including; detailed maps and images, case studies on key issues, boxed sections and suggestions for further reading.
The book highlights the current issues facing the Middle East, linking them to the rich political, geographical and cultural history of the region. The author examines the crises and conflicts, both current and potential, likely to dominate the region in coming years.
The second edition has been fully updated and revised to include discussion of such recent events as:
the effects of the Arab Spring
Turkey’s growing influence in the region
the dramatic increase in Iran’s nuclear capabilities
Osama bin Laden’s death and declining support for violent extremist movements in the Middle East.
Further supplemented by a companion website containing sample chapters, a selection of maps formatted for use in presentations, and annotated links to online resources and websites, The Middle East Today is an essential resource for all students of Middle East Studies, Middle East politics and geography.