This course deals with the main social structures in contemporary Arab society (the family, political systems, economic systems, class structures) and focuses on instruments and tendencies towards change in these structures.
The course studies Arab social reality from the mid-20th century until the present and concentrates on the homogeneity and similarities of different Arab societies on the one hand, and on the heterogeneity and the crisis that faces the society on the other hand.
The course also deals with issues such as liberation and its social consequences.
- Spring & Fall - 4 hrs/wk, 3 credits
- Summer - 6 hrs/wk, 3 credits