GOVT 632: Politics and Societies of the Middle East
GOVT 632-001: Politics/Societies Middle East
07:20 PM to 10:00 PM T
East Building 122
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Course Information from the University Catalog
Studies the Middle East in comparative perspective, using social scientific categories of analysis. Topics include: regime types, their basis and causes; influential political trends such as Arab nationalism, Ba'athism, and political Islam; the role of kinship, religion, and tribe in opposition and regime politics; the regional oil economy and economic crisis; democratic liberalization; and the growth of civil society. May not be repeated for credit.
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