Middle East Studies: Book Series

Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

Series Editor:

This series aims to be the major venue for the dissemination of research on modern Syria. Although it will not neglect Syria’s past, the focus is on the current conflict. It showcases work that locates cutting edge empirical research within innovative theoretical frameworks from all disciplines on, for example, social movements, civil wars, intervention, identity conflicts, failed states, post-war reconstruction, authoritarian resilience, and non-state governance.

  • The War for Syria

    Regional and International Dimensions of the Syrian Uprising, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch, Adham Saouli

    Examining the international dimensions of the Syrian conflict, this book studies external factors relating to the uprising. It explores the involvement of outside powers and the events’ impact both on regional and international level. Syria was widely perceived to be essential to the regional…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Syrian Foreign Policy

    The Alliances of a Regional Power, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Belcastro

    Examining Syrian foreign policy during the Ba’th years from 1963 to 1989, this book traces the alliances of the Levantine country from a historical perspective and in the context of recent political developments. Syrian Foreign Policy analyses the pivotal alliances of Damascus using a theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • State and Tribes in Syria

    Informal Alliances and Conflict Patterns, 1st Edition

    By Haian Dukhan

    State and Tribes in Syria: Informal Alliances and Conflict Patterns explores the policies of the successive Syrian governments towards the Arab tribes and their reactions to these policies. The book examines the consequences of the relationship between state and tribe since the fall of the Ottoman…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • The Syrian Uprising

    Domestic Origins and Early Trajectory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch, Omar Imady

    Most observers did not expect the Arab spring to spread to Syria, for a number of seemingly good reasons. Yet, with amazing rapidity, massive and unprecedented anti-regime mobilization took place, which put the regime very much on the defensive; what began as the Syrian Uprising in March 2011 has…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria

    The Democratic Option of Islamism, 1st Edition

    By Naomí Ramírez Díaz

    Anyone who follows world events has heard of the Muslim Brotherhood. Usually considered a fundamentalist religious organisation opposed to secular regimes, the so-called Arab Spring began to challenge this conception, and showed the MB’s commitment to democratic principles and elections, albeit…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series