Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3091: Foreign Policy in the 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.

Indicative Basic reading:


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. 

Hinnebusch, R. (2015) The International Politics of the Middle East, Manchester: Manchester University Press. 

Hinnebusch, R. and A. Ehteshami eds., (2002) The Foreign Policies of Middle East States, Boulder: Lynne Rienner. 


Cleveland, W. and M. Bunton. (2009) A History of the Modern Middle East. 4th edition. Boulder: Westview Press.

Milton-Edwards, Beverley. (2011) Contemporary Politics in the Middle East, 3rd edition, Cambridge: Polity.

Owen, Roger. (2007) State, Power and Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East. London: Routledge.

Smith, S., A. Hadfield and T. Dunne eds. (2012) Foreign Policy: Theories, Actors, Cases. Oxford: Oxford University Press.