E-books: Middle East Studies

  • British Cyprus and the Long Great War, 1914-1925: Empire, Loyalties and Democratic Deficit book cover

    British Cyprus and the Long Great War, 1914-1925

    Empire, Loyalties and Democratic Deficit, 1st Edition

    By Andrekos Varnava

    Most of the Cypriot population, especially the lower classes, remained loyal to the British cause during the Great War and the island contributed significantly to the First World War, with men and materials. The British acknowledged this yet failed to institute political and economic reforms once…

    eBook – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis: A Global Response book cover

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry: The Legal and Contractual Framework book cover

    Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The Legal and Contractual Framework, 1st Edition

    By Janan Al-Asady

    Oil, an integral part of the contemporary global economy, is considered a driving force behind the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Hydrocarbon reserves in Iraq have a significant role to play in global supply, with oil revenue accounting for more than 90% of Iraqi government income. This book provides a…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Contemporary West Asia: Perspectives on Change and Continuity book cover

    Contemporary West Asia

    Perspectives on Change and Continuity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sujata Ashwarya, Mujib Alam

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the complexities of change and continuity in West Asia, its society, religion and politics. An overview of the region’s political, social and economic characteristics brought into sharper relief with the on-going turmoil in the region constitutes the…

    eBook – 2019-05-30
    Routledge

  • Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions: Challenging the Regime in Egypt book cover

    Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions

    Challenging the Regime in Egypt, 1st Edition

    By Heba F. El-Shazli

    “We started the 2011 revolution and the rest of Egypt followed,” say Egyptian workers with strong conviction and passion. Egyptian independent workers’ continuous claims of contention and protest repertoires were one of several main factors leading to the January  25, 2011, uprising. After…

    eBook – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • The Power of Civil Society in the Middle East and North Africa: Peace-building, Change, and Development book cover

    The Power of Civil Society in the Middle East and North Africa

    Peace-building, Change, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ibrahim Natil, Chiara Pierobon, Lilian Tauber

    This book investigates the power of civil society in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), in the context of the post-Arab Spring era, as well as more long-standing challenges and constraints in the region. In recent years, local civil society actors have faced significant challenges from social…

    eBook – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Women in Turkey: Silent Consensus in the Age of Neoliberalism and Islamic Conservatism book cover

    Women in Turkey

    Silent Consensus in the Age of Neoliberalism and Islamic Conservatism, 1st Edition

    By Gamze Çavdar, Yavuz Yaşar

    This book provides a socio-economic examination of the status of women in contemporary Turkey, assessing how policies have combined elements of neoliberalism and Islamic conservatism. Using rich qualitative and quantitative analyses, Women in Turkey analyses the policies concerning women in the…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The Decline of Democracy in Turkey: A Comparative Study of Hegemonic Party Rule book cover

    The Decline of Democracy in Turkey

    A Comparative Study of Hegemonic Party Rule, 1st Edition

    By Kürşat Çınar

    This book explores the roots of the decline of democracy and the rise of hegemonic parties in Turkey, by comparing the Justice and Development Party (AKP) with other comparable cases throughout the world. Offering a novel analysis in the rise of hegemonic parties, this book incorporates the…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy: Supporter Activism in Turkey book cover

    Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy

    Supporter Activism in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Dağhan Irak

    Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy offers an in-depth and inside approach to the socio-political history of football in Turkey, where fandom is often revered as part of the national identity, presenting the historical context for football events in the country. Based on original research, the…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Syrian Foreign Policy: The Alliances of a Regional Power book cover

    Syrian Foreign Policy

    The Alliances of a Regional Power, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Belcastro

    Examining Syrian foreign policy during the Ba’th years from 1963 to 1989, this book traces the alliances of the Levantine country from a historical perspective and in the context of recent political developments. Syrian Foreign Policy analyses the pivotal alliances of Damascus using a theoretical…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Sufism in Ottoman Egypt: Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries book cover

    Sufism in Ottoman Egypt

    Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Rachida Chih

    This book analyses the development of Sufism in Ottoman Egypt, during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Examining the cultural, socio-economic and political backdrop against which Sufism gained prominence, it looks at its influence in both the institutions for religious learning and popular…

    eBook – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935: Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System book cover

    Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935

    Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This volume presents a comparison of seven major religious reformers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: For Islam, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad ‘Abduh and Muhammad Rashid Rida; for Hinduism, Dayananda Sarasvati and Swami Shraddhananda; for Confucianism, K’ang Yu-wei and…

    eBook – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

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