Theory, politics and the Arab world : critical responses / edited by Hisham Sharabi.
By: Sharabi, Hisham
Contributor(s): Georgetown University. Center for Contemporary Arab StudiesLanguage: English Publisher: New York, London : Routledge, 1990.Description: x, 260p. ; 22.5cm.ISBN: 0415903629
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"The papers were presented at a Faculty study group held at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1987-1988" (Pref.).
Includes bibl. notes.
Contents: The scholarly point of view / H. Sharabi; Policy-making and theory building: American political science and the Islamic Middle East / Lisa Anderson; Anthropology's Orient / Lila Abu-Lughod; Beyond the always and the never: a critique of social psychological interpretations of Arab society and culture / H. Barakat; The contemporary sociology of the Middle East / S.K. Farsoun, L. Hajjar; Taming the west: trends in the writing of modern Arab social history in Anglophone academia / J.E. Tucker; Studies of Anglo-American political economy / P. Gran.