Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2092: Comparative Government, Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle East

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

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.

Ayoob, Mohammed (2008) The Many Faces of Political Islam: Religion and Politics in the Muslim World. Michigan: The University of Michigan

Bates, D. G. and Rassam, A. (2001) Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

Cleveland, W. (2004) A History of the Modern Middle East. Bouler, Cole.: Westview Press

Fawcett, L. (2013) International Relations of the Middle East, Oxford: Oxford University Press.   

Halliday, F. (2005) Middle East in International Relations: Power, Politics, and Ideology, Cambridge University Press. 

Held, C. C. Middle East Patterns: Places, Peoples and Politics. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press

Hinnebusch, R. (2003) The International Politics of the Middle East, Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Ismael, T. Y. et.al (2016) Government and Politics of the Contemporary Middle East: Continuity and Change.  London and New York: Routledge

Kamrava, M. (2005) The Modern Middle East. Berkley: University of California Press.

Milton-Edwards, B. (2006) Contemporary Politics in the Middle East. Cambridge: Polity (Chapter 5: Past, Present and Future Politics: Political Islam)

Steward, D., J. (2009) The Middle East Today: Political, geographical and cultural perspective. London and New York: Routledge