The Contemporary Study of the Arab World.

Edmonton: The University of Alberta Press, 1991. Hardcover. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of the boards. Dj has light wear and rubbing along the edges with some minor scuffing to the covers. 235 pages with notes after each article. A collection of 11 eassys on the Arab nations of the Middle East. The essays are: 1. Orientalism Reconsidered, 2. Hermeneutics of the Old and New Orientalism, 3. Dilemmas in Middle Eastern Social Sciences: Contours of the Problem of the Relevance of Western Paradigms as Guides to Research, Policy and Practice, 4. Anthropology and the Call for Indigenization of Social Science in the Arab World, 5. The State of the Art in Studies of Middle Eastern Urbanization, 6. Old Wine, New Bottles: Reflections and Projections Concerning Research on Women in Middle East Studies, 7. Science, Ideology and Authoritarianism in Middle East Economics, 8. The Dilemma of Modern Arab Economic Thought, 9. Biased Science or Dismal Art A Critical Evaluation of the State of the Art of Arab Foreign Policies' Analysis, 10. Strategic Studies and the Middle East: Periodical Literature in the United States, 1980-1990, 11. Strategic Studies and the Middle East: A View from the Region. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Item #8349

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