Middle East Studies: Middle East Society

  • Islamism, Populism, and Turkish Foreign Policy book cover

    Islamism, Populism, and Turkish Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Burak Bilgehan Özpek, Bill Park

    This comprehensive volume analyses the phenomena of populism and Islamism in Turkey under Justice and Development Party (JDP) rule since 2002, and its impact on the country’s foreign policy. The authors seek to identify the meanings of ‘populism’ and ‘Islamism’ in the Turkish context and their…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alpaslan Özerdem, Matthew Whiting

    The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics pulls together contributions from many of the world’s leading scholars on different aspects of Turkey. Its scope is widely comprehensive, covering all aspects of both formal and informal politics, highlighting how it is necessary to grasp the interlinkages…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 

  • Post-conflict transition in Lebanon: The disappeared of the civil war book cover

    Post-conflict transition in Lebanon

    The disappeared of the civil war, 1st Edition

    By Lyna Comaty

    This book will sell primarily to university libraries and other academic institutions and be read by upper level undergraduates and postgraduates with an interest in Middle East studies, anthropology, political sociology and human rights.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking in Women: Israel's Blood Money book cover

    Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking in Women

    Israel's Blood Money, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Hertzog, Erella Shadmi

    This book critically analyses the sex industry in Israel, using feminist concepts and scholarship to elaborate on the power of prostitution to shape a world in which women are objects for fulfilling men's desires. A comprehensive collection of research-based essays that examine prostitution,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Youth at the Margins: Perspectives on Arab Mediterranean Youth book cover

    Youth at the Margins

    Perspectives on Arab Mediterranean Youth, 1st Edition


    The 2011 Arab uprisings led to a great proliferation of studies on the situations in the Arab countries of the Mediterranean, with particular attention given to their young people, whose role was particularly central. Eight years on, in-depth exploration is still needed of the conditions in which…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity: Colonialism and Violence book cover

    The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Russians in Israel: A New Ethnic Group in a Tribal Society book cover

    The Russians in Israel

    A New Ethnic Group in a Tribal Society, 1st Edition

    By Majid Ibrahim Al-Haj

    This book constitutes the first systematic and critical discussion of questions of immigration and society in Israel from a global perspective. The comprehensive study covers the thirty-year period since the beginning of the immigrant influx from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Israel at the Polls 2015: A Moment of Transformative Stability book cover

    Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 

  • Immigrant Labour in Kuwait book cover

    Immigrant Labour in Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Abdulrasool Al-Moosa, Keith Mclachlan

    Kuwait has among the highest levels of personal incomes in the Middle East and the best oil reserves to production ratios of all the exporting states. Its good material fortune is offset by its political precariousness engendered by Kuwaiti nationals forming a minority and a heavy dependency on…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • A New Look at Kuwait book cover

    A New Look at Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Zahra Freeth

    This book, first published in 1972, describes a Kuwait normally hidden to the eyes of visitors. The author draws upon a vast experience of the country, from both before and after the discovery of oil, and analyses the changes to the physical appearance of the city as well as the changes to the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait: Prospect and Reality book cover

    Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

    1st Edition

    By H.V.F. Winstone, Zahra Freeth

    For many the story of this small Arabian state begins and ends with the wealth that has accrued from its vast oil deposits. But the real fascination of Kuwait lies in its geological and archaeological history; in its long struggle for survival among powerful neighbours; in its ambitious plans for…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwait book cover

    The Oil Economy of Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Y.S.F. Al-Sabah

    The economy of Kuwait is almost wholly dependent on oil. Such dependence on a depletable resource invariably stores up problems for the future, and in the case of Kuwait, these problems are aggravated by the unusually large proportion of skilled immigrant labour in the country. Dr Al-Sabah’s…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

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