E-books: Middle East Studies

  • Role Theory in the Middle East and North Africa: Politics, Economics and Identity book cover

    Role Theory in the Middle East and North Africa

    Politics, Economics and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Yasemin Akbaba, Özgür Özdamar

    Since December 2010, a series of uprisings, revolutions, coups and civil wars have shaken up the Middle East and North Africa region. In this chaotic political environment, several countries have been trying to influence this regional transformation. The implications of this transformation are of…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • Israel’s Mediterranean Gas: Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications book cover

    Israel’s Mediterranean Gas

    Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications, 1st Edition

    By Sujata Ashwarya

    This book examines the internal and external implications of Israel’s natural gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. The nation’s changed status from being an importer of coal and oil to that of an exporter of natural gas has consequences not only for the energy sector but also for the…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge India

  • Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds: In Search of the Original Qur’an book cover

    Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds

    In Search of the Original Qur’an, 1st Edition

    By Munther Younes

    Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds: In Search of the Original Qur'ān brings an important contribution to understanding the development of the Qur'ānic corpus. Through a selection of meaningful case studies, the author convincingly argues for a different interpretative approach to…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Regional Security in the Middle East: A Critical Perspective book cover

    Regional Security in the Middle East

    A Critical Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Pinar Bilgin

    In this new and fully revised edition Pinar Bilgin provides an accessible yet critical analysis of regional security in the Middle East, analysing the significant developments that have taken place in the past years. Drawing from a wide range of critical approaches to security, the book offers a…

    eBook – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Stratification in Israel: Class, Ethnicity, and Gender book cover

    Stratification in Israel

    Class, Ethnicity, and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Moshe Semyonov

    Until recently, issues surrounding ethnic-linked inequality, whether between Jews and Arabs or between Jewish ethnic groups, have dominated research on stratification in Israel to the exclusion of other dimensions. Rapidly growing inequality in Israeli society, and its intergenerational persistence…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Damascus: A History book cover

    Damascus

    A History, 2nd Edition

    By Ross Burns

    Damascus, first published in 2005, was the first account in English of the history of the city, bringing out the crucial role it has played at many points in the region’s past. It traces the story of this colourful, significant and complex city through its physical development, from the its…

    eBook – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Islamic Economics: Theory and Practice book cover

    Islamic Economics

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Abul Hassan, M.A. Choudhury

    This book is a comprehensive study, which provides informed knowledge within the field of Islamic economics. The authors lay down the principal philosophical foundation of a unique and universal theory of Islamic economics by contrasting it with the perspectives of mainstream economics. The…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • The Arab Gulf States and the West: Perceptions and Realities – Opportunities and Perils book cover

    The Arab Gulf States and the West

    Perceptions and Realities – Opportunities and Perils, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dania Koleilat Khatib, Marwa Maziad

    This book examines the changing image of the Arab Gulf States in the West. It addresses the question of perception in international relations and how the Arab States of the Gulf have pursued various endeavors to project themselves into Western imagination. The book chapters generate ideas on how…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Deradicalising Violent Extremists: Counter-Radicalisation and Deradicalisation Programmes and their Impact in Muslim Majority States book cover

    Deradicalising Violent Extremists

    Counter-Radicalisation and Deradicalisation Programmes and their Impact in Muslim Majority States, 1st Edition

    By Hamed El-Said, Jane Harrigan

    Terrorism remains one of the major threats facing the world community. While literature on the subject is dominated by discussion of the factors leading individuals and groups to join violent extremist, terrorist groups, the question of what can lead them to disengage from such groups is an equally…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Understanding Israel: Political, Societal and Security Challenges book cover

    Understanding Israel

    Political, Societal and Security Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Peters, Rob Geist Pinfold

    The State of Israel is an unlikely powerhouse in a troubled region. Since 1948, Israel has retained its status as a democratic state without interruption. An investor-friendly environment and skilled workforce have led to a thriving economy, whilst the Israel Defense Forces are one of the most…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit: Development, debt and disillusion book cover

    The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit

    Development, debt and disillusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Milford Bateman, Stephanie Blankenburg, Richard Kozul-Wright

    In the mid-1980s the international development community helped launch what was to quickly become one of the most popular poverty reduction and local economic development policies of all time. Microcredit, the system of disbursing tiny micro-loans to the poor to help them to establish their own…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Covenant and Polity in Biblical Israel: Volume 1, Biblical Foundations and Jewish Expressions: Covenant Tradition in Politics book cover

    Covenant and Polity in Biblical Israel

    Volume 1, Biblical Foundations and Jewish Expressions: Covenant Tradition in Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Elazar

    In this first volume of a trilogy, Daniel J. Elazar addresses political uses of the idea of covenant, the tradition that has adhered to that idea, and the political arrangements that flow from it,Among the topics covered are covenant as a political concept, the Bible as a political commentary, the…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    The Covenant Tradition in Politics

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