This book examines politics and social dynamics in the Middle East today from diverse disciplinary perspectives, including religion, economics, gender, human rights, literature, media and music.
"This book has its origins in a conference titled "The New Middle East : Social and Political Change in the Twenty-First Century," sponsored by the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on October 18-20, 2012." -- Acknowledgments.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Part One. Religion, politics, and society in the Middle East. Religion and politics in the Arab Spring and its aftermath / Valerie J. Hoffman The Islamic Republic and the politics of the new Middle East / Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi The military, the Islamists, and the battle over Egypt's constitution / Feisal G. Mohamed Old and new battles for Turkish national identity / Joshua D. Hendrick Security challenges in Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, and Algeria in the wake of the Arab uprisings / Ramazan Erdağ Part Two. Human rights in the Middle East. Islam, non-Muslim minorities, and human rights in the Middle East / Valerie J. Hoffman Regime ruptures and sectarian eruptions in post-Mubarak Egypt / Mariz Tadros The Palestinians : justice denied / Cheryl A. Rubenberg Part Three. Gender dynamics : what has changed? Gender norms in the Muslim Middle East / Valerie J. Hoffman The politics of gender equality in Turkey / Gül Aldıkaçtı Marshall Between a rock and a hard place : the "Arab Spring," women, and lessons from Iran / Haideh Moghissi Part Four. Media and cultural expressions. State-sponsored media, cultural production, and information wars : the case of Iran / Niki Akhavan The power of corruption and the corruption of power : the Arabic historical novel in Morocco (and elsewhere) / Roger Allen From Sayed Darwish to MC Sadat : sonic cartographies of the Egyptian uprising / Ted Swedenburg.
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Available in Other Form
Online version: Making the new Middle East First edition. Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2019
Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2019.