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  1. Weekly Reading Lists 43 items
    1. Social Sciences and the Study of the Middle East (Week 2: Gallois) 4 items
      1. Area Studies and Social Science: Strategies for Understanding Middle East Politics - Mark A. Tessler, Jodi Nachtwey, Anne Banda 1999

        Book  'Politics in the Middle East: opportunities and limits in the quest for theory', pp. 1-10.

      2. Area Studies and Social Science: Strategies for Understanding Middle East Politics - Mark A. Tessler, Jodi Nachtwey, Anne Banda 1999

        Book  Mark Tessler, Jodi Nachtwey and Anne Banda (1999) 'The area studies controversy', pp. vii-xxii.

    2. Modern Historical Context: The Arab-Israeli Conflict (Week 3: Pappe) 2 items
    3. Understanding State and Society in the Middle East (Week 4: Onley) 5 items
      1. A Companion to the History of the Middle East - Youssef M. Choueiri 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  eBook and book. Bromley, Simon. (2005). 'The states system in the Middle East: origins, developments, and prospects', pp. 504-533.

    4. Authoritarianism and Democracy (Week 5: Storm) 8 items
      1. Suggested Readings 2 items
      2. Additional Suggested Readings 3 items
    5. The Political Economy of the Middle East (Week 6: Valeri) 4 items
      1. The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising - Gilbert Achcar, G. M. Goshgarian 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book  Read: Chapter 1, 'Fettered development' and Chapter 2, 'The peculiar modalities of capitalism in the Arab region'.

      2. A Political Economy of the Middle East - Alan Richards, John Waterbury, Melani Claire Cammett, Ishac Diwan 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book  Read Chapter 16, 'The political economy of the Arab uprisings'.

    6. Political Islam - Moderate and Radical Islamist Movements (Week 7: Ashour) 5 items
    7. Transnational Terrorism (Week 8: Githens-Mazer) 4 items
      1. Unholy war: terror in the name of Islam - John L. Esposito 2010

        Book  Previous edition also available in digital and print forms.

    8. Studying the International Relations of the Middle East (Week 9: Gao) 7 items
      1. Analyzing Middle East Foreign Policies and the Relationship with Europe - Gerd Nonneman 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book  Read Hinnebusch, R., 'Explaining international politics in the Middle East: the struggle of regional identity and systemic structure', pp. 243-256.

      2. The Idea of Israel: A History of Power and Knowledge - Ilan Pappe 2014

        Book 

    9. US Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East (Week 10: Pappe) 4 items
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