Middle east in a globalized world

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  • 163 Pages
  • 2.14 MB
  • English
Royal Book Company , Karachi
Statementedited by Talat Ayesha Wizarat
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 163 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24894010M
ISBN 139789694073774
LC Control Number2010341735

The Global Middle East is a new book series established by Cambridge University Press that seeks to broaden and deconstruct the geographical boundaries of the 'Middle East' as a concept to include North Africa, Central and South Asia, as well as diaspora communities in Western Europe and North America.

The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East.

After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern history; important historical narratives; and the region's languages, religions, and global connections.5/5(2).

Covering a key period in the history of the Middle East, this book highlights three major trends within the region’s development over the past two centuries: the role of the region as a strategic conduit between East and West, the development of the region’s natural resources, especially oil, and the impact of a rapidly globalizing world economy on the Middle : $ “[Telhami's] new book, The World Through Arab Eyes, offers a masterful summation of more than a decade of his systematic public opinion research across the Arab world.” —Marc Lynch, Abu Aardvark's Middle East Blog, Foreign Policy “Too much debate on the future of the Arab world is based on outdated ideas about what Arabs by: Book Description.

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The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern history; important historical narratives; and the region's languages, religions, and global connections.

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It's a history of oil on all continents, not just the Middle East. But as such, it is also forcibly a history of the Middle East's most powerful economic and political engine of the 20th century.

Yergin's conversational style is a good fit whether he's explaining "OPEC's Imperium" on western economies or the first hints of peak oil : Thoughtco Editors. of Iraq in the Middle East and larger Muslim world, I argue that since the terrorist attacks of 11 Septemberthe dominant neoliberal ide ology and structures of globalization have generated Middle east in a globalized world book levels of political and socio-economic chaos in the Middle East.

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Simon Murden investigates how Muslim societies in the Middle East are being affected by globalized politics and economics and how they are adapting to it.

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The Middle East and Globalization discusses past and contemporary political, societal, economic, and cultural trends in the Middle East against the background of comprehensive theories of globalization.

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The chapters draw on a shared methodological approach, looking at the fractures and horizons of globalization that are shaping the Middle : Palgrave Macmillan US. The Middle East is the most militarized region in the world and most arms sales head there.

A suppressed people that sees US influence as a major root cause of the current problems in the Middle East has led to a rise in Islamic militancy, acts of terrorism and anti-west sentiment, anti-US in particular. It is no accident that the Middle East is called the energy storehouse of the world and that it plays a major role in global economics and politics.

Comparison with a storehouse is not a metaphor, but the truth. Two-thirds of the world’s hydrocarbon reserves are located in Author: Veniamin Popov. Globalization and the Middle East: Part One.

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Probably no area in the world resists--at least explicitly--globalization to an extent equaling that of the Islamic Middle East. The majority of regimes, opposition movements, and intellectuals in the region are consciously anti-globalization. The twenty-first century presents the Arab-Muslim world with a challenge that may determine its future for generations.

The Arabs are quite concerned about maintaining their cultural identity and their independence in the face of the West’s superiority and its pervading globalization.

Evidence of this is the huge volume – verging on a deluge – of Arabic literature on globalization and. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: 1 The Middle East and Globalization: Encounters and Horizons / Stephan Stetter Stetter, Stephan 1 --Part 1 Fractured Encounters Globalization, the Highest Stage of Imperialism: Core-Periphery Dynamics in the Middle East / Raymond Hinnebusch Hinnebusch, Raymond 21 Globalization.

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The Middle East in a globalized world A busy street in Cairo, Egypt [ enlarge ] Over the past years, and increasingly in the contemporary age of globalization. In the wider Middle East, the jihadists of the Islamic State were rampaging through Iraq and Syria and bombing the kingdom.

Iran, Saudi Arabia’s nemesis, was taking advantage of the region’s. Arabs, Turks, Persians, Kurds, and Azeris (excluding Azerbaijan) constitute the largest ethnic groups in the region by population.

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In the Middle East it is one of its driving forces. Muslim fundamentalist movements are benefiting from an increase in the flow of information, speed of communication, and mobility more than any other political movements in the region.

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