PLSC-3310 : Middle East Politics

Political Science | College of Arts and Sciences | UG

  • LSAP Goal 2 Response to the Cry of the Poor
  • LSAP Goal 3 Ecological Economics
  • LSAP Goal 7 Community Resilience and Empowerment
  • 1 No Poverty
  • 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • 16 Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

About this Course

The Middle East is at the center of international policy debates nowadays, but the region's significance goes way back: as the birthplace and meeting point of numerous civilizations and religions, the Middle East has always been a site of conflict and cooperation, war and peace, poverty and prosperity. This course surveys the main political, social, cultural and economic issues in the Greater Middle East region, past and present.