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Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Harry Verhoeven


This book investigates how ecology and politics meet in the Middle East and how those interactions connect to the global political economy. Through region-wide analyses and case studies from the Arabian Peninsula, the Gulf of Aden, the Levant and North Africa, the volume highlights the intimate connections of environmental activism, energy infrastructure and illicit commodity trading with the political economies of Central Asia, the Horn of Africa and the Indian subcontinent. The book's nine chapters analyze how the exploitation and representation of the environment have shaped the history of ... More

Keywords: Middle East, Environmental Change, Political Ecology, Energy Politics, Environmental Determinism, Climate Change, Illicit Flows, Regional Integration, Social Movements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190916688
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190916688.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harry Verhoeven, editor
Georgetown University