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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLT 112 - Introduction to Middle East Politics

Next Offered: 2019-2020

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS,CD

The course examines state-society relations in the modern Middle East and North Africa. It explores the impact of colonial legacies, varied ruling regimes, inter-state conflict, economic programs, ideological struggles, oil wealth, cultural transformation and grassroots activism on political development. These themes are explored in relation to key events including the demise of the Ottoman Empire, the creation of the state of Israel, the Iranian Revolution, the Iraq War and the Arab Spring.

Enrollment Limit: 35
Instructor: S. El-Kazaz

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