• Revolutionary Iran: Civil Society and State in the Modernization Process book cover

    Revolutionary Iran

    Civil Society and State in the Modernization Process, 1st Edition

    By Masoud Kamali

    First published in 1998, Revolutionary Iran investigates two major political transformations in the modern history of Iran: the Constitutional Revolution of 1905-09 and the Islamic Revolution 1976-79 and their relation to the modernization of Iran in this century. It addresses a core question: Why…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • The Elections in Israel 2015 book cover

    The Elections in Israel 2015

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michal Shamir, Gideon Rahat

    The newest volume in the Elections in Israel series focuses on the twentieth Knesset elections held in March 2015 following the collapse of the third Netanyahu government. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main opposition party, the Zionist Camp, ran a negative personalized election campaign,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 

  • Participation Culture in the Gulf: Networks, Politics and Identity book cover

    Participation Culture in the Gulf

    Networks, Politics and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nele Lenze, Charlotte Schriwer

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

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 

  • The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey: Political Violence, Fear and Pain book cover

    The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey

    Political Violence, Fear and Pain, 1st Edition

    By Ramazan Aras

    The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey examines political violence, the politics of fear and the Kurdish experience of pain through an analysis of life stories, personal narratives and testimonies of Kurdish subjects in contemporary Turkey. It traces the physical and psychological impacts of the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10

  • Foreign Relations of the GCC Countries: Shifting Global and Regional Dynamics book cover

    Foreign Relations of the GCC Countries

    Shifting Global and Regional Dynamics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eman Ragab, Silvia Colombo

    This book examines the foreign policies of the GCC countries six years after the Arab uprisings, in terms of drivers, narratives, actions and outcomes, paying particular attention to Middle Eastern countries, Iran and Western international powers. The assessment focuses on current affairs, but also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18

  • Palestinian Political Discourse: Between Exile and Occupation book cover

    Palestinian Political Discourse

    Between Exile and Occupation, 1st Edition

    By Emile Badarin

    A great deal of political and academic responses to the Israel/Palestine conflict have construed the Palestinians as an object of Western and Israeli discourses, rather than their own Palestinian discourse. This has hindered understanding of the internal mechanisms involved in the production of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Tunisia's International Relations since the 'Arab Spring': Transition Inside and Out book cover

    Tunisia's International Relations since the 'Arab Spring'

    Transition Inside and Out, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tasnim Abderrahim, Laura-Theresa Krüger, Salma Besbes, Katharina McLarren

    When popular protests started in Tunisia in late 2010, few anticipated the implications these events would have for the entire Arab region. In the following years, this region witnessed deep changes, increased divisions, and even failing states. Meanwhile, Tunisia managed to assert itself as a new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Municipal Politics in Turkey: Local Government and Party Organisation book cover

    Municipal Politics in Turkey

    Local Government and Party Organisation, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Joppien

    There is a large and growing literature on Turkish politics in general, and the AKP in particular. However, local government and party organization, although very important topics, are strikingly understudied. This book compares local politics in two Central Anatolian cities, Konya and Eskişehir,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Social Movements in Violently Divided Societies: Constructing Conflict and Peacebuilding book cover

    Social Movements in Violently Divided Societies

    Constructing Conflict and Peacebuilding, 1st Edition

    By John Nagle

    Violently divided societies present major challenges to institutions seeking to establish peace in places characterised by ethnic conflict and high levels of social segregation. Yet such societies also contain groups that refuse to be confined within separate forms of ethnic community and instead…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus: Performing the Left Since the Sixties book cover

    The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus

    Performing the Left Since the Sixties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leonidas Karakatsanis, Nikolaos Papadogiannis

    Performing a political identity usually involves more than just casting a vote. For Left-wingers in Turkey, Greece and Cyprus – countries that emerged as the only non-socialist constituents of South-eastern Europe after WWII – political preference meant immersion to distinct ways of life, to ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • EU Neighbourhood Policy in the Maghreb: Implementing the ENP in Tunisia and Morocco Before and After the Arab Uprisings book cover

    EU Neighbourhood Policy in the Maghreb

    Implementing the ENP in Tunisia and Morocco Before and After the Arab Uprisings, 1st Edition

    By Iole Fontana

    In light of their geographical proximity and crucial strategic importance, the European Union (EU) has long identified cooperation with the countries of the Mediterranean region a central priority of its external relations and has developed a complex set of policies and instruments. Yet, there is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Presidentialism in Turkey: Instability and Change book cover

    Presidentialism in Turkey

    Instability and Change, 1st Edition

    By Serap Gur

    Parliamentarism has been a presiding characteristic of the Turkish political tradition since the 1876 Ottoman constitution. In 1923, with the founding of the Turkish Republic, modern parliamentarism was implemented in Turkey. Since that time, Turkish politics has been turbulent, with four military…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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