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How the Internet is changing the practice of politics in the Middle East

Joseph W. Roberts

How the Internet is changing the practice of politics in the Middle East

political protest, new social movements, and electronic samizdat

by Joseph W. Roberts

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social movements -- Middle East,
  • Protest movements -- Middle East,
  • Internet -- Social aspects -- Middle East,
  • Internet -- Political aspects -- Middle East,
  • Mass media -- Social aspects -- Middle East,
  • Mass media -- Political aspects -- Middle East

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoseph W. Roberts ; with a foreword by Kamille Gentles-Peart.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN656.A8 R63 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24060863M
    ISBN 100773447342
    ISBN 109780773447349
    LC Control Number2009024689

    This book presents the politics of the Middle East within a multidisciplinary approach that integrates the region's economic, historical, social science, popular culture, and religious issues. Focusing primarily on Islam, it presents background on the current problems while offsetting western biases about : $ Formal political parties have played a significant but tangential role in the internal affairs of the countries of the Arabian Peninsula. Liberal reform movements advocated the establishment of representative advisory councils in Bahrain, Kuwait, and Dubai (now one .

      The "Middle East" is not a term Middle Easterners gave themselves, but a British term borne of a colonial, European perspective. The term's origins are seeped in controversy for having originally been a European imposition of geographic perspective according . Rethinking the Middle East runs counter to the received wisdom in modern Middle East studies. This discipline has been dominated by what may be termed a "culture of victimization"; it views the local populations of the Middle East Arabs in particular as the hapless victims of alien encroachment, and blames the region's endemic malaise on Western political and cultural imperialism.

      A guide to Middle East politics in From Egypt to Syria, Palestine to Iraq, the hopes of the Arab spring lie in tatters. And with the latest conflict in Gaza, the Middle East is more violent. Political Change in the Middle East: An Attempt to Analyze the “Arab Spring” Abstract This article deals with the Arab Spring as a process of deep political change in the Arab world, previously the only major world area where authoritarianism persisted unchal‐ lenged for decades.


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