Palestinian Identity in Jordan and Israel The Necessary "Others" in the Making of a Nation
Gender, Literacy, and Empowerment in Morocco
Diplomacy and Displacement Reconsidering the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations, 1922–1934
By Cathryn Magno
August 19, 2015
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
By Ashk Dahlen
April 23, 2015
This study analyses the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occurring in contemporary Iran. As the characteristic features of traditional epistemic considerations have a direct bearing on the modern development of Islamic legal thought, the contemporary ...
By Sean F. McMahon
December 11, 2013
Many observers have portrayed the Oslo Process as a milestone in the peacemaking process between Palestinians and Israelis. In this controversial and groundbreaking new work, McMahon challenges the interpretation of the Oslo Process as a breakthrough or new beginning in Palestinian-Israeli ...
By Sharon D. Lang
June 10, 2010
This book examines the Arabic conflict resolution method known as "sulha." In this process, notable male elders mediate conflicts between and within Arab communities. A lengthy process of political jockeying culminates in a ceremony that peaks when "enemies" shake hands and publicly forgive the ...
By Elizabeth Faier
September 10, 2012
This book, based on 25 months of anthropological fieldwork, examines activists and activism in Palestinian nongovernmental organizations in Israel. It concentrates on the ways organizations enable certain processes of self-identification based on activists' constructions of modernity....
By Riad M. Nasser
November 14, 2012
The book examines the process of national identity formation. It argues that identity, whether of a small community, a nation, an ethnic group, or a religious community, requires an Other against whom it becomes meaningful. In other words, identity develops via difference from Others against whom...
By Alessandro Monsutti
December 05, 2012
Focusing on the case of the Hazaras, a population from central Afghanistan, this book shows how migration studies and transnationalism are at the heart of theoretical and methodological debates which animate anthropology....
By Onur Yildirim
September 10, 2012
This study presents a comprehensive, balanced and factually grounded narrative of the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations as a historic event that has been the subject of much distortion in the historiographical traditions of nationalist lore in Greece and Turkey, as well as in scholarly ...
By Rosemarie Said Zahlan
July 27, 2012
This final book from Rosemarie Said Zahlan, renowned scholar of Middle East Politics and History, explores the relationships between Palestine and the Gulf since the 1930s. These relationships have ebbed and flowed, crisscrossed barriers and events, and taken on different forms. They...
By Maria Theresa O'Shea
July 27, 2012
Kurdistan exists as a cultural and political concept on many levels of discourse. Despite Kurdistan's divisions, lack of definition and the absence of a unified struggle for a Kurdish state, the concept survives the reality as a powerful mixture of myths, reality and ambition. This thesis analyses ...
By Omer Taspinar
September 12, 2011
This text is an attempt to study Turkey's national and secular identity in light of the challenges posed by Kurdish nationalism and political Islam....