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A Political Economy of the Middle East
This integrated, analytic text presents a comprehensive analysis of the transformation of the political economy of the entire contemporary Middle East region over the past several decades. As did the first edition, this new edition, extensively rewritten and revised, stresses how different development strategies have contributed to the creation of powerful interests that n ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 464 pages
Published September 12th 1996 by Westview Press
(first published April 15th 1989)
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Not an easy read. If this makes me sound dumb, I can deal with that. Many times I had to go back a page or two and start over just to make sure I was following along properly. Regardless, I learned a great deal about the Middle East and I'm grateful for what I was able to absorb. My appreciation for the region, and the people who live there, has been growing as a result.