May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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SOSC 7324 - The Impact of the Arab Spring on Israel and the Middle East


Credits: 3

Analyzes the impact of the Arab Spring on the Islamic legal system, the Muslim religion and social order, Israel, the West, and international law. Students explore numerous areas of Islamic and Israeli law, international law, culture, crimes and punishments, economic developments, fundamentalism, and moderation. Focuses on human rights in the Islamic legal tradition and in all countries of the Middle East and North Africa in light of international human rights standards and examines the Arab Spring in light of historical and present Islamic thought. May be applied to the following curricular field concentrations: human rights and social justice; global studies (non-Western); humanities; gender studies.



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