Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East

(Author)
Available

Product Details

Price
$22.94
Publisher
Haymarket Books
Publish Date
Pages
280
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781608463251

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Adam Hanieh teaches Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (UK). He is author of Capitalism and Class in the Gulf Arab States (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2011).

Reviews

"More than three years after the beginning of the uprisings in the Arab world, one is scarcely able to find a commentator with anything good to say about them--least of all one on the Left ... Adam Hanieh's Lineages of Revolt is a bracing corrective to this sort of thinking and deserves its place on the bookshelves and reading lists of students of the region and activists alike. Both meatily empirical and sharply theoretical, Hanieh's book dispatches several of the clichés that inform the study of the political economy of the Arab world ... Lineages of Revolt is, in short, a masterful achievement."
--Jaime Allinson, WorkingUSA

Praise for Capitalism and Class in the Gulf Arab States

"This important, original work should be read by anyone with an interest in the political economy of the Middle East." --Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP).

"Hanieh's groundbreaking book argues that we should not view the Gulf Arab states as anomalies in the worldwide economy.'"
--Arab Studies Journal

"Insightful, timely, and welcome...the analytical framework and substantial data he puts forward in the book will help readers map out the current and future processes of regional integration, class formations, and contradictions, and to situate these processes within the wider global political economy."
--International Socialist Review