Since 1983 Joel Beinin has taught Middle East history at Stanford University. His research and writing focuses on workers, peasants and minorities in the modern Middle East and on Israel, Palestine, and the Arab-Israeli conflict. His most recent book is Workers and Peasants in the Modern Middle East (Cambridge University Press 2001). In 2002 he served as President of the Middle East Studies Association of North America. Joe Stork is the Washington director of Human Rights Watch’s Middle East and North Africa division.
ESSAYS FROM MIDDLE EAST REPORT
Bringing together articles and writing on political Islam, this work challenges generalisations about what the Western media and political establishments call Islamic fundamentalism and shows the complexity of these movements. Issues covered include gender relations and popular culture.
Publisher: I.B.TAURIS PUBLISHERS LONDON
Subtitle: ESSAYS FROM MIDDLE EAST REPORT
Author: BY JOEL BEININ AND JOE STROK