Academic Catalog 2018–2019

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POL205 Middle East Challenges in the 21st Century

[3–0, 3 cr.]

The topics covered in this course include the Arabic-Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts; Arab Development and Integration: the Challenges of Globalization and Modernity; Islamism and Islamization; Islam and Democracy; The Question of Ethno-Religious Minorities in a Predominantly Islamic Region; Arab Self-Criticism; Human Rights in the Arab world; Minority Rights and Democratization; The Decline of the Arab Intellectual Elite and much more.