A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle East

Author(s): Soraya Altorki
Original Publish Date: May 04, 2015
Product Number: EB00610998
Released: May 20, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118475652
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle East presents a comprehensive overview of current trends and future directions in anthropological research and activism in the modern Middle East. -Named as one of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles of 2016  -Offers critical perspectives on the theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical goals of anthropology in the Middle East -Analyzes the conditions of cultural and social transformation in the Middle Eastern region and its relations with other areas of the world -Features contributions by top experts in various Middle East anthropological specialties -Features in-depth coverage of issues drawn from religion, the arts, language, politics, political economy, the law, human rights, multiculturalism, and globalization