Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Studies

  • Municipal Politics in Turkey: Local Government and Party Organisation book cover

    Municipal Politics in Turkey

    Local Government and Party Organisation, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Joppien

    There is a large and growing literature on Turkish politics in general, and the AKP in particular. However, local government and party organization, although very important topics, are strikingly understudied. This book compares local politics in two Central Anatolian cities, Konya and Eskişehir,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus: Performing the Left Since the Sixties book cover

    The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus

    Performing the Left Since the Sixties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leonidas Karakatsanis, Nikolaos Papadogiannis

    Performing a political identity usually involves more than just casting a vote. For Left-wingers in Turkey, Greece and Cyprus – countries that emerged as the only non-socialist constituents of South-eastern Europe after WWII – political preference meant immersion to distinct ways of life, to ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • EU Neighbourhood Policy in the Maghreb: Implementing the ENP in Tunisia and Morocco Before and After the Arab Uprisings book cover

    EU Neighbourhood Policy in the Maghreb

    Implementing the ENP in Tunisia and Morocco Before and After the Arab Uprisings, 1st Edition

    By Iole Fontana

    In light of their geographical proximity and crucial strategic importance, the European Union (EU) has long identified cooperation with the countries of the Mediterranean region a central priority of its external relations and has developed a complex set of policies and instruments. Yet, there is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Presidentialism in Turkey: Instability and Change book cover

    Presidentialism in Turkey

    Instability and Change, 1st Edition

    By Serap Gur

    Parliamentarism has been a presiding characteristic of the Turkish political tradition since the 1876 Ottoman constitution. In 1923, with the founding of the Turkish Republic, modern parliamentarism was implemented in Turkey. Since that time, Turkish politics has been turbulent, with four military…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • The Poetics of Ancient and Classical Arabic Literature: Orientology book cover

    The Poetics of Ancient and Classical Arabic Literature

    Orientology, 1st Edition

    By Esad Durakovic

    Through analysing ancient and classical Arabic literature, including the Qur'an, from within the Arabic literary tradition, this book provides an original interpretation of poetics, and of other important aspects of Arab culture. Ancient Arabic literature is a realm of poetry; prose literary forms…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Sufism and Jewish-Muslim Relations: The Derekh Avraham Order in Israel book cover

    Sufism and Jewish-Muslim Relations

    The Derekh Avraham Order in Israel, 1st Edition

    By Yafia Randall

    In Israel there are Jews and Muslims who practice Sufism together. The Sufi’ activities that they take part in together create pathways of engagement between two faith traditions in a geographical area beset by conflict.Sufism and Jewish Muslim Relations investigates this practice of Sufism among…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Popular Iranian Cinema before the Revolution: Family and Nation in Filmfarsi book cover

    Popular Iranian Cinema before the Revolution

    Family and Nation in Filmfarsi, 1st Edition

    By Pedram Partovi

    Critics and academics have generally dismissed the commercial productions of the late Pahlavi era, best known for their songs and melodramatic plots, as shallow, derivative ‘entertainment’. Instead, they have concentrated on the more recent internationally acclaimed art films, claiming that these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Contemporary Sephardic and Mizrahi Literature: A Diaspora book cover

    Contemporary Sephardic and Mizrahi Literature

    A Diaspora, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dario Miccoli

    In the last few years, the fields of Sephardic and Mizrahi Studies have grown significantly, thanks to new publications which take into consideration unexplored aspects of the history, literature and identity of modern Middle Eastern and North African Jews. However, few of these studies abandoned…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Persian Language, Literature and Culture: New Leaves, Fresh Looks book cover

    Persian Language, Literature and Culture

    New Leaves, Fresh Looks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kamran Talattof

    Critical approaches to the study of topics related to Persian literature and Iranian culture have evolved in recent decades. The essays included in this volume collectively demonstrate the most recent creative approaches to the study of the Persian language, literature, and culture, and the way…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Orthodoxy and Islam: Theology and Muslim�Christian Relations in Modern Greece and Turkey book cover

    Orthodoxy and Islam

    Theology and Muslim�Christian Relations in Modern Greece and Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Archimandrite Nikodemos Anagnostopoulos

    Church History reveals that Christianity has its roots in Palestine during the first century and was spread throughout the Mediterranean countries by the Apostles. However, despite sharing the same ancestry, Muslims and Christians have been living in a challenging symbiotic co-existence for more…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Routledge Handbook on Early Islam book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Early Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Herbert Berg

    The formative period of Islam remains highly contested. From the beginning of modern scholarship on this formative period, scholars have questioned traditional Muslim accounts on early Islam. The scholarly fixation is mirrored by sectarian groups and movements within Islam, most of which trace…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Moral Rationalism and Shari'a: Independent rationality in modern Shi'i usul al-Fiqh book cover

    Moral Rationalism and Shari'a

    Independent rationality in modern Shi'i usul al-Fiqh, 1st Edition

    By Ali-Reza Bhojani

    Moral Rationalism and Sharī'a is the first attempt at outlining the scope for a theological reading of Sharī'a, based on a critical examination of why 'Adliyya theological ethics have not significantly impacted Shī'ī readings of Sharī'a. Within Shī'ī works of Sharī 'a legal theory (usūl al-fiqh)…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

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