Middle East Studies: Middle East Politics

  • Israel book cover

    Israel

    By Ilan Pappé

    Israel is not the only ‘new’ state around, but it is one of the few states whose legitimacy is still questioned, and its future affects the future of the Middle East as a whole and probably the stability of the international system all together. The reasons for this unique reality lies in its past…

    Paperback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

  • Communicating Statehood: Public Relations Strategies in Promoting Palestine book cover

    Communicating Statehood

    Public Relations Strategies in Promoting Palestine

    By Ibtisam Abu-Duhou, Jeannie Fletcher, Chris Galloway

    The book argues that the Palestinian response to the challenge of promoting their cause is to extend their repertoire of public relations communication tactics. It explores the discursive strategies employed by Palestinian communication strategists, across the range of political allegiances, via…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Security, Development and the Stories of Everyday Conflict in Afghanistan book cover

    Security, Development and the Stories of Everyday Conflict in Afghanistan

    By Althea Maria Rivas

    The humanitarian intervention in Afghanistan following the 2001 invasion is one of the largest and most expensive interventions in history, but most analysis tends to focus on the perspective of individual external actors or policies. Security, Development and the Stories of Everyday Conflict in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Transition in Afghanistan: Hope, Despair and the Limits of Statebuilding book cover

    Transition in Afghanistan

    Hope, Despair and the Limits of Statebuilding

    By William Maley

    This book, by one of the leading authorities on the subject, presents a deep analysis of the very difficult current situation in Afghanistan. Covering a wide range of important subjects including state-building, democracy, war, the rule of law and international relations, the book draws out two…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict: An Introduction and Documentary Reader, 2nd Edition book cover

    The Arab-Israeli Conflict

    An Introduction and Documentary Reader, 2nd Edition

    By Gregory Mahler

    The Arab-Israeli conflict has been one of the most protracted and contentious disputes in the Middle East. This wide-ranging textbook examines the diplomatic and historical setting within which the conflict developed, from both the Israeli and Palestinian perspectives, and gives a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Middle East Politics and International Relations: Crisis Zone book cover

    Middle East Politics and International Relations

    Crisis Zone

    By Shahram Akbarzadeh, Kylie Baxter

    This textbook provides a comprehensive account of contemporary Middle Eastern politics. It has been designed with undergraduate education in mind. Each chapter acts as a stand-alone reading that includes history, context and contemporary implications in a chronological order.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • State-Building in the West Bank: The Palestinian Authority book cover

    State-Building in the West Bank

    The Palestinian Authority

    By Michelle Pace, Somdeep Sen

    The book examines the seeming paradox of the Palestinian Authority engaging in the process of state building, without a state, and explores the everyday lives of those in the occupied territory who have to live with this situation.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Iranian Intellectuals: 1997–2007 book cover

    Iranian Intellectuals

    1997–2007

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian society. A cross section of opinion is investigated, including the clerical (‘Ali Khameneh…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Islam and the State book cover

    Islam and the State

    By P. J. Vatikiotis

    Examining the theoretical problems which arose when the modern European ideology of nationalism was adopted by Muslim societies organized into formally modern states, this book, first published in 1987, also deals with the practical difficulties arising from the doctrinal incompatibility between…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islam and the Third Universal Theory: The Religious Thought of Mu'ammar al-Qadhdhafi book cover

    Islam and the Third Universal Theory

    The Religious Thought of Mu'ammar al-Qadhdhafi

    By Mahmoud M. Ayoub

    This volume, first published in 1987, was the first to examine in depth the religious thought of Colonel Mu’ammar al-Qadhdhafi and its central place in his political, social and economic theories. The work is based on sources inaccessible except in the original Arabic. While drawn from Islamic…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • The History and Politics of the Bedouin: Reimagining Nomadism in Modern Palestine book cover

    The History and Politics of the Bedouin

    Reimagining Nomadism in Modern Palestine

    By Seraje Assi

    This book examines contending visions on nomadism in modern Palestine, with a special focus on the British Mandate period. Extending from the late Ottoman period to the founding of the State of Israel, it highlights both ruptures and continuities with the Ottoman past and the Israeli present, to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council book cover

    Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council

    Edited by Suzi Mirgani

    State-driven investments in art and cultural production in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are an important part of the search for longer-term alternatives to the longer-term unsustainability of the hydrocarbon-based economic development model. They also are an element in the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Routledge

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