The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

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The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africacontinues to provide comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the domestic politics and foreign policies of all countries in this crucial region. An introductory chapter written by Mark Gasiorowski offers a comparative overview of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa to provide readers with preliminary traction in the region's political landscape. Invited specialists contribute authoritative overviews of the government and politics of each country using a common framework to create consistency throughout the book, examining each country's historical background, political environment, political structure and dynamics, and foreign policy. Chapters are augmented by a map of each country, a box providing crucial facts, and an annotated bibliography summarizing the major literature.

The seventh edition has been revised throughout to reflect recent substantial changes in each country. In addition, the authors provide vital new considerations of major developments, including events related to the Arab Spring, the US pullout from Iraq, and the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict.

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Provides both a wealth of detail on the individual countries of the region and
insights into such common elements as political institutionalization, and social and class structure. Comprehensive in scope and clear in style.” James Piscatori, Durham University

No doubt this is the best and most comprehensive textbook on the Middle East in the English language.” Raymond Habiby, Oklahoma State University

The editors have recruited expert academic scholars who provide lucidly written essays that will appeal to a wide range of readersfrom laypeople to Middle East specialists. Highly recommended.”Choice

The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa continues to provide comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the domestic politics and foreign policies of all countries in this crucial region. An introductory chapter written by Mark Gasiorowski offers a comparative overview of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa to provide readers with preliminary traction in the region’s political landscape. Invited specialists contribute authoritative overviews of the government and politics of each country using a common framework to create consistency throughout the book, examining each country’s historical background, political environment, political structure and dynamics, and foreign policy. Chapters are augmented by a map of each country, a box providing crucial facts, and an annotated bibliography summarizing the major literature.

The seventh edition has been revised throughout to reflect recent substantial changes in each country. In addition, the authors provide vital new considerations of major developments, including events related to the Arab Spring, the US pullout from Iraq, and the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict.

Mark Gasiorowski is professor of political science at Tulane University. He specializes in the politics of Iran and the Middle East region. His notable publications includeUS Foreign Policy and the Shah: Building a Client State in Iran, Neither East Nor West: Iran, The Soviet Union, and the United States,and Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran.

Former editor David E. Long is a consultant on the Middle East and counterterrorism and has taught and lectured extensively on the Middle East.

Former editor Bernard Reich is professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University.

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Mark Gasiorowski is professor of political science at Tulane University. He specializes in the politics of Iran and the Middle East region. His notable publications include US Foreign Policy and the Shah: Building a Client State in Iran, (with Nikki Keddie) Neither East Nor West: Iran, The Soviet Union, and the United States, and (with Malcolm Byrne) Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran

Former editor David E. Long is a consultant on the Middle East and counterterrorism and has taught and lectured extensively on the Middle East. 

Former editor Bernard Reich is professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University.

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