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The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Bahgat Korany

Abstract

In the era of globalization, change is the order of the day, but the conventional view of the Arab Middle East is that of a rigid and even stagnant region. This book counters the static perception and focuses instead on regional dynamics. After first discussing types of change, identifying catalysts, and tracing the evolution of the region over the last sixty years, the team of contributors go on to evaluate the development of Arab civil society; examine the opportunities and challenges facing the Arab media; link the debates concerning Arab political thought to the evolving regional and inter ... More

Keywords: globalization, regional dynamics, civil society, Arab media, political thought, Islamist movements, Middle East, patriarchy, Hizbollah, Hamas

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9789774163531
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bahgat Korany, editor