Middle East Studies: Featured Handbooks

6Featured Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring: Rethinking Democratization book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring

    Rethinking Democratization

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia in December 2010 heralded the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring,’ a startling, yet not unprecedented, era of profound social and political upheaval. The meme of the Arab Spring is characterised by bottom-up change, or the lack thereof, and its effects…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Islam in the West book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Islam in the West

    Edited by Roberto Tottoli

    Islam has long been a part of the West in terms of religion, culture, politics and society. Discussing this interaction from al-Andalus to the present, this Handbook explores the influence Islam has had, and continues to exert; particularly its impact on host societies, culture and politics.…

    Hardback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Israel book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Modern Israel

    Edited by Alain Dieckhoff

    Israel is a country made up of contradictions. A lively democracy in a multicultural society but within a state promoting a strong national identity; a thriving economy in an unequal society; a culture open to modern trends but drawing on the Hebrew past and preoccupied with the Holocaust and the…

    Hardback – 2013-02-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict book cover

    Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Edited by Joel Peters, David Newman

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most prominent issues in world politics today. Few other issues have dominated the world’s headlines and have attracted such attention from policy makers, the academic community, political analysts, and the world’s media. The Routledge Handbook on the…

    Hardback – 2012-11-29
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey

    Edited by Metin Heper, Sabri Sayari

    In recent years, there has been growing interest in Turkey, stemming from the country’s developing role in regional and global politics, its expanding economic strength, and its identity as a predominantly Muslim country with secular political institutions and democratic processes. This Handbook…

    Hardback – 2012-06-22
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Political Islam book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Political Islam

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh

    The Routledge Handbook of Political Islam provides a multidisciplinary overview of the phenomenon of political Islam, one of the key political movements of our time. Drawing on the expertise from some of the top scholars in the world it examines the main issues surrounding political Islam across…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge