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Over-stating the Arab State : Politics and Society in the Middle East.

Author: Nazih N Ayubi
Publisher: I.B. Tauris, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author's objective within this book is to place the Arab world within a theoretical and comparative framework that avoids both orientalist and fundamentalist insistence on the utter peculiarity and uniqueness of the region. The book focuses in detail on eight Arab countries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ayubi, Nazih N.
Over-stating the Arab State : Politics and Society in the Middle East.
: I.B. Tauris, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nazih N Ayubi
ISBN: 9780857715494 0857715496
OCLC Number: 1058786499
Notes: The Yemeni adventure.
Description: 1 online resource (529 pages)
Contents: Cover ; Contents; List of Tables; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1. The Middle East and the State Debate: a Conceptual Framework; The state debate; The state in comparative perspective; The non-individualistic path to the state; The Arabs and the issue of the state; Schematic argument and conceptual framework; 2. Modes of Production and the Origins of the Arabo-Islamic State; Modes of production and social formations; The ancient near-eastern state and the 'Asiatic mode of production'; Early Islamic Arabia and the nomadic/conquestal mode of production. The Umayyads and the lineage/iqta'i symbiosisThe Abbasids and the iqta'i/mercantile symbiosis; The Ottomans and the military/iqta'i symbiosis; The Articulation of modes of production in the historical arabo-islamic state; Politics and ideology in the historical Arabo-Islamic state; 3. State Formation in the Modern Era: the Colonial/Indigenous Mix; The European encroachment; A colonial mode of production?; State Formation in Egypt; State Formation in the Levant; State Formation in North Africa; State Formation in Arabia and the Gulf; 4. The Arab State: Territorial or Pan-Arabist? The pan-Arabist ideologyPan-Arabism and the 'state'; The regional/functional approach; The 'missing bourgeoisie' and the future of Arab unity; 5. The Sociology of Articulated Modes: Community, Class and Polity; Political culture or political economy?; Social correlates of articulated modes; A closer look at social classes; Corporatism and state-society relations; 6. The Political System of Articulated Forms: the Radical, Populist Republics; Socialism or étatisme; Corporatist Devices: Macro and Micro; Arab populisms in comparative perspective. 7. The Political System of Articulated Forms: the Conservative, Kin-ordered MonarchiesRentier economies, rentier states; Politics and Ideology: the kinship/religion symbiosis; 'Political Tribalism': or corporatism Gulf-style; 8. Civil-Military Relations; Causes for military intervention; Explaining the decline in coups; The radical republics and the military-industrial complex; The conservative monarchies and the military-tribal complex; 9. Bureaucratic Growth: Development Versus Control; Expansion in the economic role of the state; Bureaucratic growth in the Arab countries. Explaining the expansionThe control functions of Arab bureaucracies; 10. Economic Liberalisation and Privatisation: Is the Arab State Contracting?; Modalities of privatisation; Domestic versus international stimuli; Country cases; Arab liberalisations in comparative perspective; The politics of economic adjustment; 11. Prospects for Democracy: Is the Civil Society Striking Back?; Cultural and intellectual requisities for democracy; Socio-economic requisities for democracy; Political correlates of economic liberalisation; Manifestations of political liberalisation; Country cases.

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The author's objective within this book is to place the Arab world within a theoretical and comparative framework that avoids both orientalist and fundamentalist insistence on the utter peculiarity and uniqueness of the region. The book focuses in detail on eight Arab countries.

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