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Author Farsoun, Samih K

Title Arab Society
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (138 pages)
Series Routledge Revivals
Routledge revivals
Contents Cover; Title Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. The Arab Oil Economy: Present Structure and Future Prospects; 3. Political Power and Social Structure in Syria and Iraq; 4. A Typology of Arab Political Systems; 5. Islamic Revival in the Middle East: A Comparison of Iran and Egypt; 6. The Dialectics of Patriarchy in Arab Society; 7. Orientalism Reconsidered; Index
Summary The Arab world has long been subjected to super-power rivalry for influence and control. The area has been characterized by bloody conflict with Israel and the internal instability that has been particularly prevalent in the last few years. Whilst these political struggles have been highly visible and at times spectacular over the decades, other transformations have taken place within the societies and peoples of the region, on a less pronounced - although just as profound - scale. The integration of the region into the world economy and the spread of Islamic revivalism are perhaps the most
Notes Print version record
Subject HISTORY -- Middle East -- General.
Africa, North
Middle East
Middle East.
North Africa.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1134096119