Global Middle East: Into the Twenty-First Century (The Global Square #3) (Paperback)

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By Asef Bayat (Editor), Linda Herrera (Editor)
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Localities, countries, and regions develop through complex interactions with others. This striking volume highlights global interconnectedness seen through the prism of the Middle East, both “global-in” and “global-out.” It delves into the region’s scientific, artistic, economic, political, religious, and intellectual formations and traces how they have taken shape through a dynamic set of encounters and exchanges.
 
Written in short and accessible essays by prominent experts on the region, Global Middle East covers topics including God, Rumi, food, film, fashion, music, sports, science, and the flow of people, goods, and ideas. The text explores social and political movements from human rights, Salafism, and cosmopolitanism to radicalism and revolutions. Using the insights of global studies, students will glean new perspectives about the region.

About the Author


Asef Bayat is Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies and Professor of Sociology and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Life as Politics: How Ordinary People Change the Middle East and Revolution without Revolutionaries: Making Sense of the Arab Spring.
 
Linda Herrera is Professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership in the Global Studies in Education program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is author of Revolution in the Age of Social Media: The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet and coeditor of Wired Citizenship and Cultures of Arab Schooling.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780520295353
ISBN-10: 0520295358
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2021
Pages: 360
Language: English
Series: The Global Square

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