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Political Leaders of the Contemporary Middle East and North Africa

A Biographical Dictionary
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The book focuses on the period since World War II, a time that includes the formative years of many of the states, and examines the roles of these Middle Eastern/North African statesmen in the evolution of political life in their own countries or organizations and other political systems in the Middle East/North Africa and by: 7.

Political leaders of the contemporary Middle East and North Africa: a biographical dictionary User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This masterful compilation of biographical essays on prominent Middle East and North African political leaders fills a void in the current reference literature.

The essays, of substantial length and 1/5(1). This is a list of leaders of Middle Eastern and North African states. It consists of the heads of state and government within the Arab League, and of other MENA countries outside it.

Leaders of Arab League member states. #N#Abdelmadjid Tebboune. President of Algeria. 19 December #N#Abdelaziz Djerad. Prime Minister of Algeria. The Middle East and North Africa: A Political Primer*\ This short, jargon-free primer provides readers with the basic background in the geography, history, politics, and religion of the Middle East and North Africa that they need to truly understand this fascinating region.

The perfect book for any introductory topic on Middle Eastern or /5(5). According to the Democracy Index study, Israel (#29 worldwide) is the only democracy in the Middle East, while Tunisia (#69 worldwide) is the only democracy in North Africa. The measure of the level of democracy in nations throughout the world published by Freedom House and various other freedom indices, the Middle Eastern and North African countries with the.

a| Political leaders of the contemporary Middle East and North Africa: b| a biographical dictionary / c| edited by Bernard Reich. a| New York: b| Greenwood Press, c| Africa has seen many leaders. Some of them have successfully energized their followers and have made a positive impact in their lives.

Here, we look at the ten greatest African leaders of all time. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is the 24th and current President of Liberia. She is Africa’s first elected female head of state. Read this book on Questia. This seventh edition of The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa updates the previous edition and introduces the reader to the growing challenges now facing the region.

Substantial change has occurred in the Middle East and North Africa since the last edition went to press in late Political Leaders of the Contemporary Middle East and North Africa: A Biographical Dictionary.

Editors: Bernard Reich. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, pp. $ The Best Middle Eastern History & Politics Books is a reading list for those with a serious interest in understanding the modern Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Aimed at Western readers, the texts are the kind you'd expect to find on a Middle Eastern studies course at university. A History of the Modern Middle East.

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This biographical dictionary of major political leaders since in Africa south of the Sahara assesses how these leaders have helped shape events and had a significant impact on the governing of their countries or on the politics of the region as a whole.

Glickman heads an international team of experts and scholars who profile 53 leaders of different types from a. : Political Leaders of the Contemporary Middle Eas : Political Leaders of the Contemporary Middle East and North Africa: A and each entry is followed by a list of works by and about the person.

The landscape of North Africa and the Middle East remains in flux. The most widespread political change in recent years was a wave of protests and revolutions known as the Arab Spring. The Arab Spring began in Tunisia in when a fruit vendor set himself on fire after being harassed continually by police.

The crisis in Libya comes in the context of wider unrest throughout the Middle East and North Africa. The surge of what looks like spontaneous and ground up pro-democracy protests has been spreading throughout a region long controlled by authoritarian regimes from left and right of the political spectrum, and both pro and anti-West.

- Middle East Journal "This book offers an engaging and comprehensive introduction to the political, social, and economic development of the Middle East and North Africa.

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It is the only text on the market that brings attention to the rich histories and highlights the unique aspects of political development in each of the region's countries."/5(5). Middle East / North Africa. North America. (Jordan) Basement Cultural Foundation (Yemen) Leaders of Tomorrow (Jordan) Kowsar, Nikahang.

Civil Society Initiative (CSI) (Iraq) Boroumand, Ladan (Iran) Mohsin, Kadhim Hailan (Iraq) Benabdallaoui, Mokhtar (Morocco) Daudzai, Asadullah (Afghanistan) Al Quds Center for Political Studies (Jordan.

Buy The Government And Politics Of The Middle East And North Africa: Second Edition 2 by David Long (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). It addresses a series of questions about political change in the context of the revolutions, upheavals and protests that have taken place in North Africa and the Arab Middle East since Decemberand looks at the various processes have been underway in the region: democratisation (Tunisia), failed democratic transitions (Egypt, Libya and.

Weatherby, Joseph N., The Middle East and North Africa: A Political Primer*\ This short, jargon-free primer provides readers with the basic background in the geography, history, politics, and religion of the Middle East and North Africa that they need to Price: $   The demonstrations have spread across a swath of the Middle East and North Africa.

Here are the latest developments, including the roots of the unrest: with regional leaders in northern Africa. The Middle East continues to dominate in the news and current affairs coverage of the media both in global and regional contexts.

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Despite this growing and intensified interest in recent years, it is widely recognised that the region is largely underrepresented in a range of disciplines in the scholarly and academic domains. I will two concepts are central to understanding why the Middle East and North Africa contain such a prevalent number of authoritarian regimes and why regies like this have persisted throughout history in the region.

The first concept is Islam. It concerns the political, social, and religious components of the religion. Political economy in North Africa is based on the recurrence of “vicious circles.” The wave of popular revolts that sparked in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in had different repercussions on each country, depending on the prevalent economic, political and.

the sect of Islam practiced by the majority of Muslims in the Middle East and North Africa "Middle East does not carry important geographic meaning because of its use in international politics and because it demonstrates the central ans stragetic role the region plays at the interface of three continental spaces: Africa, Asia, and Europe.

While previous multi-author books have surveyed political parties in the Middle East (notably The Encyclopedia of Political Systems and Parties, published by Facts on File, 2nd edition, ), none has the attempted the detail and comprehensiveness of the volume under review.

South Africa’s racial discrimination still rears its ugly head from time to time. North Africa still grapples with Islamic Fundamentalism.

Although there are fundamentalist movements and trends in Israel, USA and India, that of North Africa, particularly Algeria, tends to defy any solution as events there have proved since Causes. Shadi Hamid takes an in-depth look at recent revolutions across the Middle East and North Africa, offering insight into why populations in the region finally rose up against autocratic regimes, as.

A History of the Modern Middle East offers a comprehensive assessment of the region, stretching from the fourteenth century and the founding of the Ottoman and Safavid empires through to the present-day protests and upheavals.

The textbook focuses on Turkey, Iran, and the Arab countries of the Middle East, as well as areas often left out of Middle East history—such as the.

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The story is set in Palestine in the distant future ofby which time a "New Society" has been established through the lished a book entitled The New Middle East. In it, he announcedFile Size: 2MB. Find, Borrow, Request. Catalogs & Search Tools Explore our catalog, find databasess and journals, or locate books in our stacks.; Course Reserves View and access items set aside by your instructor.; Borrowing Materials Learn about our lending policies and procedures.; Requests & Interlibrary Loan Request items from other libraries.

Place holds on or request our : Gene Kannenberg. A good, solid starting point for study of the region. Milton-Edwards provides an overview of several of the major issues facing the modern Middle East (from the colonial period to the present) and details the issues (ethnicity, political Islam, colonialism, etc) with short case studies focusing on relevant topics (one later case study, for instance, goes into more depth /5.Governance also has an important regional dimension relating to the institutional structures and norms that guide a region’s approach to challenges and that help shape its political culture.

1 This is especially relevant in looking at Africa’s place in the emerging world since this large region consists of 54 states—close to 25% of the U.