Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA2162: Political Economy of Development in the Middle East
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
Achcar, Gilbert. The People Want. A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising (London: Saqi, 2013).
Ayubi, Nazih. Over-stating the Arab State: Politics and Society in the Middle East(London: I.B. Tauris, 1995).
Hanieh, Adam. Lineages of Revolt. Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East (Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2013).
Henry, Clement, and Robert Springborg. Globalization and the Politics of Development in the Middle East (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, 2nd ed.).
Richards, Alan, John Waterbury, Melani Cammett and Ishac Diwan. A Political Economy of the Middle East (Oxford: Westview, 3rd edition updated, 2013).
United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Arab Human Development Reports. Available at: (http://www.arab-hdr.org/).