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The Arab awakening : America and the transformation of the Middle East, Kenneth M. Pollack [and others]

Label
The Arab awakening : America and the transformation of the Middle East
Title
The Arab awakening
Title remainder
America and the transformation of the Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth M. Pollack [and others]
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Analyzes key aspects of the 2011 Mideast turmoil, such as Arab public opinion; socioeconomic and demographic conditions; the role of social media; influence of Islamists; the impact of political changes on the Arab-Israeli peace process; and ramifications for the United States and the rest of the world. Also provides country-by-country analysis of Middle East political evolution"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
956.05/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ1850.A91
LC item number
A73 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pollack, Kenneth M.
Series statement
Saban Center at the Brookings Institution book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arab Spring (2010- )
  • Arab Spring, 2010-
  • Arab countries
  • Democratization
  • Protest movements
  • United States
  • Arab countries
  • Arab countries
  • Democratization
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Politics and government
  • Protest movements
  • Arab countries
  • United States
  • Demokratisierung
  • Politischer Wandel
  • Arabische Staaten
  • Naher Osten
  • Demokratisierung
  • Protest
  • Außenpolitik
  • Arabische Staaten
  • USA
Label
The Arab awakening : America and the transformation of the Middle East, Kenneth M. Pollack [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Why should you read this book? -- 1. Introduction : understanding the Arab Awakening / Kenneth M. Pollack -- PART I. THE DYNAMICS OF THE ARAB SPRING -- 2. Arab public opinion : what do they want? / Shibley Telhami -- 3. Democratization 101 : historical lessons for the Arab Spring / Stephen R. Grand -- 4. Islamists and the Brotherhood : political Islam and the Arab Spring / Shadi Hamid -- 5. The impact of new media : the revolution will be tweeted / Michael S. Doran -- 6. The impact on the peace process : peacemaker or peacebreaker? / Khaled Elgindy and Salman Shaikh -- 7. The Arab militaries : the double-edged swords / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 8. The economic dimension : the price of freedom / Suzanne Maloney -- 9. Terrorism : Al-Qaeda and the Arab Spring / Daniel L. Byman -- PART II. COUNTRIES IN TRANSITION -- 10. Democratizers? The pursuit of pluralism / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 11. Iraq : the roller coaster of democracy / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 12. Egypt : the prize / Shadi Hamid -- 13. Tunisia : birthplace of the revolution / Shadi Hamid -- 14. Libya : from revolt to state-building / Akram Al-Turk -- 15. The Palestinians : between national liberation and political legitimacy / Khaled Elgindy -- PART III. THE IMPERATIVE OF REFORM -- 16. Reform : convincing reluctant regimes to change / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 17. Making reform credible : the critical piece of the puzzle / Stephen R. Grand, Shadi Hamid, Kenneth M. Pollack, and Sarah E. Yerkes -- 18. Saudi Arabia : the elephant in the living room / Bruce O. Riedel -- 19. Jordan : an imperfect state / Salman Shaikh -- 20. Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, and the UAE : the nervous bystanders / Suzanne Maloney -- 21. Bahrain : island of troubles / Michael S. Doran and Salman Shaikh -- 22. Morocco : the model for reform? / Sarah E. Yerkes -- 23. Algeria : whistling past the graveyard / Bruce O. Riedel -- PART IV. STATES IN CRISIS -- 24. States in civil war : challenges for the United States / Daniel L. Byman -- 25. Yemen : the search for stability and development / Ibrahim Sharqieh -- 26. Syria : the ghosts of Hama / Michael S. Doran and Salman Shaikh -- PART V. OTHER REGIONAL ACTORS -- 27. Regional actors : the changing balance of power in the Middle East / Daniel L. Byman and Kenneth M. Pollack -- 28. Israel : a frosty response to the Arab Spring / Daniel L. Byman -- 29. Iran : the bogeyman / Suzanne Maloney -- 30. Turkey : an interested party / Omer Taspinar -- PART VI. THE EXTERNAL POWERS -- 31. External powers : riding the tsunami / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 32. Europe : muddling through / Ruth Hanau Santini -- 33. Russia : Moscow does not believe in change / Pavel K. Baev -- 34. China : unease from afar / Jonathan D. Pollack -- 35. The international order and the emerging powers : implications of the Arab Awakening / Bruce Jones -- 36. The United States : a new American grand strategy for the Middle East / Kenneth M. Pollack -- Appendix: Political, social, and economic indicators of the Middle East
Control code
ocn729346539
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 381 pages
Isbn
9780815722267
Lccn
2011038375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780815722267
  • (OCoLC)729346539
Label
The Arab awakening : America and the transformation of the Middle East, Kenneth M. Pollack [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Why should you read this book? -- 1. Introduction : understanding the Arab Awakening / Kenneth M. Pollack -- PART I. THE DYNAMICS OF THE ARAB SPRING -- 2. Arab public opinion : what do they want? / Shibley Telhami -- 3. Democratization 101 : historical lessons for the Arab Spring / Stephen R. Grand -- 4. Islamists and the Brotherhood : political Islam and the Arab Spring / Shadi Hamid -- 5. The impact of new media : the revolution will be tweeted / Michael S. Doran -- 6. The impact on the peace process : peacemaker or peacebreaker? / Khaled Elgindy and Salman Shaikh -- 7. The Arab militaries : the double-edged swords / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 8. The economic dimension : the price of freedom / Suzanne Maloney -- 9. Terrorism : Al-Qaeda and the Arab Spring / Daniel L. Byman -- PART II. COUNTRIES IN TRANSITION -- 10. Democratizers? The pursuit of pluralism / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 11. Iraq : the roller coaster of democracy / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 12. Egypt : the prize / Shadi Hamid -- 13. Tunisia : birthplace of the revolution / Shadi Hamid -- 14. Libya : from revolt to state-building / Akram Al-Turk -- 15. The Palestinians : between national liberation and political legitimacy / Khaled Elgindy -- PART III. THE IMPERATIVE OF REFORM -- 16. Reform : convincing reluctant regimes to change / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 17. Making reform credible : the critical piece of the puzzle / Stephen R. Grand, Shadi Hamid, Kenneth M. Pollack, and Sarah E. Yerkes -- 18. Saudi Arabia : the elephant in the living room / Bruce O. Riedel -- 19. Jordan : an imperfect state / Salman Shaikh -- 20. Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, and the UAE : the nervous bystanders / Suzanne Maloney -- 21. Bahrain : island of troubles / Michael S. Doran and Salman Shaikh -- 22. Morocco : the model for reform? / Sarah E. Yerkes -- 23. Algeria : whistling past the graveyard / Bruce O. Riedel -- PART IV. STATES IN CRISIS -- 24. States in civil war : challenges for the United States / Daniel L. Byman -- 25. Yemen : the search for stability and development / Ibrahim Sharqieh -- 26. Syria : the ghosts of Hama / Michael S. Doran and Salman Shaikh -- PART V. OTHER REGIONAL ACTORS -- 27. Regional actors : the changing balance of power in the Middle East / Daniel L. Byman and Kenneth M. Pollack -- 28. Israel : a frosty response to the Arab Spring / Daniel L. Byman -- 29. Iran : the bogeyman / Suzanne Maloney -- 30. Turkey : an interested party / Omer Taspinar -- PART VI. THE EXTERNAL POWERS -- 31. External powers : riding the tsunami / Kenneth M. Pollack -- 32. Europe : muddling through / Ruth Hanau Santini -- 33. Russia : Moscow does not believe in change / Pavel K. Baev -- 34. China : unease from afar / Jonathan D. Pollack -- 35. The international order and the emerging powers : implications of the Arab Awakening / Bruce Jones -- 36. The United States : a new American grand strategy for the Middle East / Kenneth M. Pollack -- Appendix: Political, social, and economic indicators of the Middle East
Control code
ocn729346539
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 381 pages
Isbn
9780815722267
Lccn
2011038375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780815722267
  • (OCoLC)729346539

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