Middle East Politics

POL258 (Liberal Arts) $ Middle East Politics 3 hrs. 3 crs. Politics of social change in the Middle East; basic trends in political, social, and international relationships; major social groups including the peasantry, urban workers, labor unions, political parties, and the new middle class in the context of a transforming society, the Arab-Israeli conflict as it relates to external and internal developments in the area. Preq: 3 credits in Political Science or permission of the instructor.