This handbook presents precise yet accessible up-to-date information about the geography, history, culture, politics, and economy of 26 Near and Middle East states, ranging from Morocco to Pakistan, from Turkey to South Sudan. The targeted readership consists primarily of scholars, students, teachers, journalists, and other mediators of political education as well as anyone interested in politics. It is a basic work that contributes to comparative assessments of this hugely important and diverse region.
Markus Porsche-Ludwig, political scientist and jurist, is a professor in the Department of Public Administration and in the Asia-Pacific Regional Studies PhD Program at National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan (ROC).
Ying-Yu Chen has a PhD in international business and is an associate professor in the Bachelor Program of Management Science and Finance at National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan (ROC).