xxiv, 544 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
International studies in sociology and social anthropology. 0074-8684 ; v. 106.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the Greater Middle East / Mehdi Parvizi Amineh Foreign intervention and social transformation in the Greater Middle East. IR-Theory and transformations in the Greater Middle East : the role of the United States / Mehdi Parvizi Amineh and Henk Houweling Connecting Central Eurasia to the Middle East in American Foreign Policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan : 1979-Present / Simon Bromley US-Russian strategic relations and the structuration of Central Asia / Robert M. Cutler State, society, and economy in the Greater Middle East. The Iranian Revolution : the multiple contexts of the Iranian Revolution / Mehdi Parvizi Amineh and S.N. Eisenstadt Iranian foreign policy since the Iranian Islamic Revolution : 1979-2006 / Eva Patricia Rakel The Middle East's democracy decit in comparative perspective / Mehran Kamrava The challenges of modernity : the case of political Islam / Mehdi Parvizi Amineh The Turkish political economy : globalization and regionalism / Nilgun Onder The Maghreb : social, political, and economic developments / Louisa Dris-Ait-Hamadouche and Yahia Zoubir From Soviet Republics to independent countries : challenges of transition in Central Asia / Mirzohid Rahimov Central Asia since the dissolution of the Soviet Union : economic reforms and their impact on state-society relations / Richard Pomfret New twists, more intricate congurations : the changing Israel-Palestinian regional security complex / Fred Lawson The politics of oil and major power rivalry in the post-cold war Greater Middle East. Global energy security and its geopolitical impediments : the case of the Caspian Region / Mehdi Parvizi Amineh and Henk Houweling China and the Greater Middle East : globalization no longer equals westernization / Kurt W. Radtke Indian power projection in the Greater Middle East : tools and objectives / Prithvi Ram Mudiam The changing face of the Russian Far East : cooperation and resource competition between Japan, Korea, and China in Northeast Asia / Roger Kangas India-Pakistan engagement with the Greater Middle East : implications and options / B.M. Jain The EU's policies of security of energy supply towards the Middle East and Caspian Region : major power politics? / Femke Hogeveen and Wilbur Perlot.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-523) and index.