Making the New Middle East: Politics, Culture, and Human Rights

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Abstract

Demands for freedom, justice, and dignity have animated protests and revolutions across the Middle East in recent years, from the Iranian Green Movement and the Arab Spring uprisings to Turkey's March for Justice and the ongoing struggle in Palestine. Although expectations raised by the Arab Spring were largely disappointed and protests that toppled entrenched rulers unleashed vicious counterrevolutionary forces, there is no doubt that the landscape of the Middle East has changed. Drawing from diverse disciplines, this volume offers critical perspectives on these changes, covering politics, religion, gender dynamics, human rights, media, literature, and music. What ultimately has changed in "the new Middle East"? Who are the actors pushing the direction of change? How are aspirations for change being expressed through media and the arts? With extensive analysis and thoughtful reflection, this book gives readers an in-depth portrayal of a modernizing Middle East.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSyracuse University Press
Number of pages504
ISBN (Electronic)9780815654575
ISBN (Print)9780815636120, 9780815636069
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2019

Publication series

NameContemporary Issues in the Middle East

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    Gender Norms in the Muslim Middle East

    Hoffman, V. J., Feb 2019, Making the New Middle East: Politics, Culture, and Human Rights. Hoffman, V. J. (ed.). Syracuse University Press, p. 285-317 (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East).

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    Islam, Non-Muslim Minorities, and Human Rights in the Middle East

    Hoffman, V. J., Feb 2019, Making the New Middle East: Politics, Culture, and Human Rights. Hoffman, V. J. (ed.). Syracuse University Press, p. 153-193 6. (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East).

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    Religion and Politics in the Arab Spring and Its Aftermath

    Hoffman, V. J., Feb 2019, Making the New Middle East: Politics, Culture, and Human Rights. Hoffman, V. J. (ed.). Syracuse University Press, p. 47-70 (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East).

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    Hoffman, V. J. (Ed.) (2019). Making the New Middle East: Politics, Culture, and Human Rights. (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East). Syracuse University Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv14h4pr