Middle East Studies: Middle East Society

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

    Post-conflict transition in Lebanon

    The disappeared of the civil war

    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
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • 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 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 
    Routledge
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • Immigrant Labour in Kuwait book cover

    Immigrant Labour in Kuwait

    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
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • A New Look at Kuwait book cover

    A New Look at Kuwait

    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
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait: Prospect and Reality book cover

    Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

    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
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwait book cover

    The Oil Economy of Kuwait

    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
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait City Parks: A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management book cover

    Kuwait City Parks

    A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management

    By Subhi Abdullah Al-Mutawa

    The purpose of this study, first published in 1985, was to investigate the management practices of the Kuwait City Park System and the relationship of these practices to user satisfaction. The decision making process affecting the parks had been fragmented between three agencies, and this created…

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

  • The Manpower Problem in Kuwait book cover

    The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

    By Shamlan Y. Alessa

    The period since the Second World War saw a spectacular transformation of the Kuwaiti economy, making it one of the world’s major oil states with one of the highest per capita incomes. This rapid transformation, however, has brought with it attendant problems. This book, first published in 1981,…

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

  • Transitions: Russians, Ethiopians, and Bedouins in Israel’s Negev Desert book cover

    Transitions

    Russians, Ethiopians, and Bedouins in Israel’s Negev Desert

    By Richard Isralowitz, Jonathan Friedlander

    This title was first published in 2000:  Comprising over one-third of the land area of Israel, the Negev is home to more than 400,000 residents representing one of the most unusual ethnic mixes in the world. Immigrants from many regions and countries: North Africa, Ethiopia, the Middle East,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Jews of Turkey: Migration, Culture and Memory book cover

    Jews of Turkey

    Migration, Culture and Memory

    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 – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Refugee Governance, State and Politics in the Middle East book cover

    Refugee Governance, State and Politics in the Middle East

    By Zeynep Şahin Mencütek

    The movement of displaced people, migrants, and refugees has become increasingly important around the world, leading to a need for increased scrutiny of global responses and policies toward migration. This book focuses on the Middle East, where many nations are part of this global phenomenon as…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

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