Middle East Studies: Middle East Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Middle East Minorities book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Middle East Minorities

    Edited by Paul S Rowe

    The Routledge Handbook of Minorities in the Middle East gathers a diverse team of international scholars, each of whom provides their unique expertise into the status and prospects of minority populations in the region. Since the outbreak of the Arab Spring, the status of these populations has…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
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  • Participation Culture in the Gulf: Networks, Politics and Identity book cover

    Participation Culture in the Gulf

    Networks, Politics and Identity

    Edited by Nele Lenze, Charlotte Schriwer

    This book shows the civil social interactions that have shaped and continue to influence the political and social development of modern Gulf societies. It examines the influence of public and private social spaces, such as sports arenas and dawawin as well as current sociopolitical developments in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The Gifted Disadvantaged: A Ten Year Longitudinal Study of Compensatory Education in Israel book cover

    The Gifted Disadvantaged

    A Ten Year Longitudinal Study of Compensatory Education in Israel

    By Moshe Smilansky, David Nevo

    Originally published in 1979. This study was supported by a grant from the Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Hague, Netherlands. The Gifted Disadvantaged is the result of a ten year study, and presents an innovative program in the education of the more gifted among the socially disadvantaged,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

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

    Youth at the Margins

    Perspectives on Arab Mediterranean Youth

    Edited by Jose SÁNCHEZ GARCÍA, ELENA SÁNCHEZ-MONTIJANO

    The delay in accessing social adulthood suffered by young Arabs consigns them to a liminal space in which they are neither children nor independent autonomous adults, placed at the margins of society. Is the creation of new lifestyles and the emergence of youth cultures an indicator of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
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  • 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 
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  • The Caliphate book cover

    The Caliphate

    By Thomas W. Arnold

    This title, first published in 1925, are based on a series of lectures delivered in the University of London. The chapters explore the nature of the caliphate, its origin and history, and the situation and trend of development in the early twentieth century. This title will be of interest to…

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

  • Islam at the Cross Roads: A Brief Survey of the Present Position and Problems of the World of Islam book cover

    Islam at the Cross Roads

    A Brief Survey of the Present Position and Problems of the World of Islam

    By De Lacy Evans O'Leary

    This title, first published in 1923, examines the historical development of the Islamic faith from its origins through to its position in the early twentieth century. It also examines the historical reactions of Islam to the West, including the Babist Movement in the nineteenth century. This title…

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

  • Science, Technology and Development in the Muslim World book cover

    Science, Technology and Development in the Muslim World

    By Ziauddin Sardar

    This book, first published in 1977, aims to present a Muslim view of development and highlights some of the related issues that were being debated in the Muslim world. The author outlines the parameters of the Muslim world as well as the Muslim world-view, and provides an analysis of science,…

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

  • 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 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • The Islamic Law on Land Tax and Rent: The Peasants' Loss of Property Rights as Interpreted in the Hanafite Legal Literature of the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods book cover

    The Islamic Law on Land Tax and Rent

    The Peasants' Loss of Property Rights as Interpreted in the Hanafite Legal Literature of the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods

    By Baber Johansen

    This book, first published in 1988, argues that a close inspection of the development of Hanafite law in the Mamluk and Ottoman periods reveals changes in legal doctrine which were not restricted to civil transactions but also concerned the public law. It focuses in particular on the interrelated…

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

  • The Sudan: Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural State book cover

    The Sudan

    Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural State

    By John Obert Voll, Sarah Potts Voll

    Little known in the United States and Western Europe, the Sudan is nevertheless a country of major importance in international affairs. This analytic introduction to the modern Sudan, first published in 1985, provides a summary of the basic dynamics of the country’s political, social, cultural, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

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