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PPR.226 Comparative Politics of the Asia Pacific and the Middle East
Tutors: Sossie Kasbarian (Michaelmas) and Kunal Mukherjee(Lent)
This module will survey the comparative politics of Asia Pacific and the Middle East respectively. The syllabus will typically include the following topics: Introducing the region: a theoretical framework; Nationalism and nation-building; Democratisation; Colonialism and its Legacies; Gender and Politics; State and Citizenship; Social and Political Movements; Political Culture.
On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
40% coursework and 60% exam.
Lecture (1.5 hours) and workshop (1 hour) weekly.
H Afshar Women and Politics in the Third World
C Baxter Government and Politics in South Asia
D Butenschon and
Hassassian (eds) Citizenship and the State in the Middle East
R Khalidi Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path
I H Malik Islam, Nationalism and the West: Issues of Identity in Pakistan
R Owen State, Power and Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East
I Pappe The Modern Middle East.
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