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New Titles to Middle East & African Studies Available for Review

Discover the latest Middle East & African Studies titles from Routledge

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New Title in March 2019

  • Israel in a Turbulent Region

    Security and Foreign Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tore T. Petersen

    This anthology examines and deconstructs what Israeli security looks like and how its various security identities have evolved both before the establishment of the state and in the years and decades since 1948. It casts light on how aspects of Israel’s foreign relations have been shaped as much by…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

New Titles in February 2019

  • Gender Equality and Genocide Prevention in Africa

    The Responsibility to Protect, 1st Edition

    By Serena Timmoneri

    This book investigates what impact gender equality has on genocide in Africa, to verify whether it is a missing indicator from current risk assessments and models for genocide prevention. Examining whether States characterised by lower levels of gender equality are more likely to experience…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Dispute Resolution in Islamic Finance

    Alternatives to Litigation?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adnan Trakic, John Benson, Pervaiz K Ahmed

    Dispute Resolution in Islamic Finance addresses how best to handle disputes within Islamic finance. It examines how they can be resolved in a less confrontational manner and ensure such disagreements are settled in a just and fair way. There has been little focus on how disputes within Islamic…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
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    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • The Ottoman Empire in the Tanzimat Era

    Provincial Perspectives from Ankara to Edirne, 1st Edition

    By Yonca Köksal

    The Ottoman Empire in the Tanzimat Era generates a new history of the Ottoman Empire’s Tanzimat reforms in the provinces of Edirne and Ankara. It studies variation across the two provinces and the crucial role of local intermediaries such as notables, tribal leaders, and merchants. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey

    Ottomanism, Nationalism and Multiculturalism, 1st Edition

    By Serhun Al

    Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey tackles a theoretical puzzle in understanding the state policy changes toward minorities and nationhood, first by placing the state in the historical context of the international system and second by unpacking the state through analysis of …

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Orientalism, Zionism and Academic Practice

    Middle East and Islam Studies in Israeli Universities, 1st Edition

    By Eyal Clyne

    Orientalism, Zionism and Academic Practice explores the field of Israeli Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS) sociologically and politically, as a window onto the relationship between Orientalism, Zionism and academia. The book draws special attention to neoliberal discourse and praxis in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

New Titles in January 2019

New Titles in December 2018

  • Israel in the Post Oslo Era

    Prospects for Conflict and Reconciliation with the Palestinians, 1st Edition

    By As'ad Ghanem, Mohanad Mustafa, Salim Brake

    Israel in the Post Oslo Era examines the official Israeli stands and policies towards the Palestinian problem from the beginning of the twenty-first century. The book argues that Israel is gradually withdrawing from the commitment of a two-state solution and from the general framework of the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Miscegenation, Identity and Status in Colonial Africa

    Intimate Colonial Encounters, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Mbogoni

    Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the colonial administrations in British East-Central African colonies considered inter-racial sexual liaisons to be a serious and recurrent "problem". Consequently, inter-racial sexual liaisons (concubinage and marriage) and the mixed race…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Jews of Turkey

    Migration, Culture and Memory, 1st Edition

    By Süleyman Şanlı

    Jews of Turkey: Migration, Culture and Memory explores the culture of Jews who immigrated from East Turkey to Israel. The study reveals the cultural values of their communities, way of life, beliefs and traditions in the multicultural and multi-religious environment that was the East of Turkey.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • State and Tribes in Syria

    Informal Alliances and Conflict Patterns, 1st Edition

    By Haian Dukhan

    State and Tribes in Syria: Informal Alliances and Conflict Patterns explores the policies of the successive Syrian governments towards the Arab tribes and their reactions to these policies. The book examines the consequences of the relationship between state and tribe since the fall of the Ottoman…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
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    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Persian Literature and Modernity

    Production and Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Rezaei Yazdi, Arshavez Mozafari

    Persian Literature and Modernity recasts the history of modern literature in Iran by elucidating the bonds between the classical tradition and modernity and exploring textual, generic and discursive formations through heterodoxical investigations. This is first done through the rehabilitation of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
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    Iranian Studies

  • Narrating African FutureS

    In(ter)ventions and Agencies in African and African diasporic fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Arndt, Nadja Ofuatey-Alazard

    This volume is dedicated to fictional negotiations of future, or rather futureS. After all, ‘future’ cannot but exist in a multitude of complementary and/or competing futures, all causally related to each other just as much as to their pasts and their respective memories. Within this cyclical and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
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  • African Philosophy and Global Justice

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Uchenna Okeja

    In contemporary political philosophy, the subject of global justice has received sustained interest. This is unsurprising, given the nexus between inequality and many of the pressing global problems today, such as immigration, global public health, poverty and violence. Theorists of global justice…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
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  • Violence and Candidate Nomination in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Merete Bech Seeberg, Michael Wahman, Svend-Erik Skaaning

    This comprehensive volume brings together a diverse set of scholars to analyse candidate nomination, intra-party democracy, and election violence in Africa. Through a combination of comparative studies and country-specific case studies spanning much of Sub-Saharan Africa, including Kenya, Zambia,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • Religious Zionism and the Six Day War

    From Realism to Messianism, 1st Edition

    By Avi Sagi, Dov Schwartz

    This book offers a new insight into the political, social, and religious conduct of religious-Zionism, whose consequences are evident in Israeli society today. Before the Six-Day War, religious-Zionism had limited its concern to the protection of specific religious interests, with its…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Routledge Handbook on Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    The Routledge Handbook on Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa examines the importance of tourism as a historical, economic, social, environmental, religious and political force in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It highlights the ecological and resource challenges related to water,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

New Titles in November 2018

  • Orientalism, Zionism and Academic Practice

    Middle East and Islam Studies in Israeli Universities, 1st Edition

    By Eyal Clyne

    Orientalism, Zionism and Academic Practice explores the field of Israeli Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS) sociologically and politically, as a window onto the relationship between Orientalism, Zionism and academia. The book draws special attention to neoliberal discourse and praxis in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Contesting Inequalities, Identities and Rights in Ethiopia

    1st Edition

    By Data D. Barata

    This book examines the relationship between inequalities and identities in the context of an unprecedented state advocacy of human rights with a distinct emphasis on (ethnic) group rights in post-civil war Ethiopia. The analysis is set against the background of a dramatic state remaking by a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Contested Criminalities in Zimbabwean Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Tendai Mangena

    This book addresses the ways in which writers deploy the trope of contested criminality to expose Zimbabwe's socially and politically oppressive cultures in a wide range of novels and short stories published in English between 1994 and 2016. Some of the most influential authors that are…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Uprooting University Apartheid in South Africa

    From Liberalism to Decolonization, 1st Edition

    By Teresa A. Barnes

    South Africa continues to be an object of fascination for people everywhere interested in social justice issues, postcolonial studies and critical race theory as manifested by the enormous worldwide attention given to the #RhodesMustFall movement. In this book, Teresa Barnes examines universities’…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • The Philosophy of Religion in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    The Epistemological Turn in Islamic Reform Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Heydar Shadi

    This book explores the intellectual discourse in post-revolutionary Iran. It focuses on Abdolkarim Soroush, a leading Muslim liberal thinker, whose theory of religion is regarded as highly relevant to the current theological and intellectual dynamics in the Islamic world. The Philosophy of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Nationalism, War and Jewish Education

    From the Roman Empire to Modern Times, 1st Edition

    By David Aberbach

    Nationalism, War and Jewish Education explores historical circumstances leading to the emergence of a Jewish religious school system lasting to modern times and the process by which this system was broken down and adapted in secular form as Jewish nationalism grew in the 19th and early 20th…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Human Rights in Sierra Leone, 1787-2016

    The Long Struggle from the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Present, 1st Edition

    By John Idriss Lahai

    This book offers an up-to-date, comprehensive interdisciplinary analysis of the multifaceted and evolving experiences of human rights in Sierra Leone between the years 1787 and 2016. It provides a balanced coverage of the local and international conditions that frame the socio-cultural, political,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Routledge Handbook on Israeli Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart A. Cohen, Aharon Klieman

    The Routledge Handbook on Israeli Security provides an authoritative survey of both the historical roots of Israel’s national security concerns and their principal contemporary expressions. Following an introduction setting out its central themes, the Handbook comprises 27 independent chapters…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
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  • Palestinian Culture and the Nakba

    Bearing Witness, 1st Edition

    By Hania A.M. Nashef

    The Nakba not only resulted in the loss of the homeland, but also caused the dispersal and ruin of entire Palestinian communities. Even though the term Nakba refers to a singular historic event, the consequence of 1948 has symptomatically become part of Palestinian identity, and the element that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Palestinian Popular Struggle

    Unarmed and Participatory, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Carpenter

    Palestinian Popular Struggle challenges conventional thinking about political action and organization. It offers an alternative to the seemingly failed tracks of armed struggle and diplomatic negotiations. A discourse of rights and global justice helps bridge national and religious divides, drawing…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • African Philosophy and the Otherness of Albinism

    White Skin, Black Race, 1st Edition

    By Elvis Imafidon

    Albinism is one of the foremost disability and public health issues in Africa today. It often makes headlines in local, national and international medias and forms the basis for intense advocacy at all levels. This is primarily due to the harmful representations of persons with albinism deeply…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Philosophy

  • Decolonisation after Democracy

    Rethinking the Research and Teaching of Political Science in South Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Piper

    Decolonisation after Democracy addresses the provocative idea that we need to rid higher education of lingering forms of colonial knowledge. This matters because in the colonial era much knowledge was put to the service of subjugating indigenous peoples, and the assumptions from this era may linger…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • Nietzsche and Jewish Political Theology

    1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    Nietzsche and Jewish Political Theology is the first book to explore the impact of Friedrich Nietzsche’s work on the formation of Jewish political theology during the first half of the twentieth century. It maps the many ways in which early Jewish thinkers grappled with Nietzsche’s powerful ideas…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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