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Politics of the Middle East

Course ID: PLSC 368
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Program: Political Science
Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

This course will draw upon the theoretical insights of comparative politics to examine politics in the Middle East and North Africa. The seminar focuses on issues that are important for understanding the contemporary politics of the region, from the persistence of authoritarianism, petropolitics, political Islam, Arab-Israeli conflict, and the rise of ISIS to ethnic divisions, gender relations, and social movements.

Political Science (PLSC): Loyola University Chicago (luc.edu)

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