Politics of The Middle East

PREREQUISITE: ONE MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES COURSE. SAME AS V53.0540.

Historical-political background of the Middle East and its contemporary social and political problems, including the impact of the West; religious and liberal reactions; conflict of nationalisms (Arab, Iranian, Turkish, and Zionist); and revolutionary socialism. Specific social, political, and economic problems?using a few selected countries for comparison and analysis?including the role of the military, the intelligentsia, the religious classes, the legitimization of power, urban-rural cleavages, bureaucracy, and political parties.

Term

Section

Instructor

Schedule

Location

Fall 2018

1
Ada Petiwala
R: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 25W4 C-18
1
Ada Petiwala
F: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM GCASL 274
1
Mone Linnette Makkawi
M: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 25W4 C-18
1
Mone Linnette Makkawi
W: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM 25W4 C-7
1
Jillian Marie Schwedler
MW: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM MEYR 102