POL479H1: Topics in Middle East Politics



The course examines the contemporary politics of the Middle East and North Africa. It seeks to examine the relative importance of political, socio-economic and ideological factors in the context of such issues as the resilience of authoritarianism, the rise of civil society, and the resurgence of Islamic activism. Theoretical discussion is followed by case studies.

Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class