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Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East (Hardcover)

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At the outset of the twenty-first century and in the midst of the Arab Spring, tribe-state relations are a useful frame of reference through which to analyze the Middle East on a state-by-state basis.Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East looks beyond the dichotomy between tribe and state. Its central theme is the role of tribes and tribalism in state politics, society, and identity, as demonstrated in case studies from the Arab East (mashriq). The book is a comparative endeavour that seeks to address questions related to the interplay between tribal organizations and state institutions, tribal solidarity and nationalism, and tribal power and the centralized government. It further discusses the impact and role of tribal polities in modern states in times of regional and national turmoil.
Number of Pages: 286
Genre: Political Science, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2016
TCIN: 50159358
UPC: 9780190264925
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-8026
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