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  • Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters

    By Gehan Selim

    The Emerging Politics of (Re) making Cairo's Old Quarters examines postcolonial planning practices that aimed to modernise Cairo’s urban spaces. The author examines the expanding field of postcolonial urbanism by linking the state’s political ideologies and systems of governance with methods of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Shaping Jerusalem

    Spatial planning, politics and the conflict

    By Francesco Chiodelli

    Shaping Jerusalem: Spatial planning, politics and the conflict focuses on a hidden facet of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the relentless reshaping of the Holy City by the Israeli authorities through urban policies, spatial plans, infrastructural and architectural projects, land use and building…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Arab Spring and Peripheries

    A Decentring Research Agenda

    Edited by Daniela Huber, Lorenzo Kamel

    The emerging literature on the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ has largely focused on the evolution of the uprisings in cities and power centres. In order to reach a more diversified and inner understanding of the ‘Arab Spring’, this edited book examines how peripheries have reacted and contributed to the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Mediterranean Politics

  • Antagonistic Tolerance

    Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites and Spaces

    By Robert M. Hayden, Aykan Erdemir, Tugba Tanyeri-Erdemir, Timothy D. Walker, Devika Rangachari, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Enrique Lopez-Hurtado, Milica Bakic-Hayden

     Antagonistic Tolerance examines patterns of coexistence and conflict amongst members of different religious communities, using multidisciplinary research to analyze groups who have peacefully intermingled for generations, and who may have developed aspects of syncretism in their religious…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30
    Routledge

  • Israel and Africa

    A Genealogy of Moral Geography

    By Haim Yacobi

    Israel and Africa critically examines the ways in which Africa – as a geopolitical entity - is socially manufactured, collectively imagined but also culturally denied in Israeli politics. Its unique exploration of moral geography and its comprehensive, interdisciplinary research on the two…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Geography

  • The Kurdish Issue in Turkey

    A Spatial Perspective

    Edited by Zeynep Gambetti, Joost Jongerden

    This volume gives a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the Kurdish issue in Turkey from a spatial perspective that takes into account geographical variations in identity formation, exclusion and political mobilisation. Although analysis of Turkey’s Kurdish issue from a spatial perspective is…

    Hardback – 2015-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The Architecture of Home in Cairo

    Socio-Spatial Practice of the Hawari's Everyday Life

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem

    The hawari of Cairo - narrow non-straight alleyways - are the basic urban units that have formed the medieval city since its foundation back in 969 AD. Until early in the C20th, they made up the primary urban divisions of the city and were residential in nature. Contemporary hawari, by contrast,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    Routledge

  • The Middle East in the World

    An Introduction

    Edited by Lucia Volk

    The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern history; important historical narratives; and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Foundations in Global Studies

  • World Heritage in Iran

    Perspectives on Pasargadae

    Edited by Ali Mozaffari

    Pasargadae is the location of the tomb of Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Through the ages it was Islamised and the tomb was ascribed to the Mother of Solomon. It was only at the beginning of the twentieth century that archaeological evidence demonstrated the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2014-12-31
    Routledge

  • The Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    A Physical, Social and Regional Geography

    By W. B. Fisher

    The Middle East is a region of critical importance in world affairs, both politically and economically. In this comprehensive study, first published in 1950, Professor Fisher examines all the principal elements – physical and human – that influence environment, development and ways of life in the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Politics in Egypt

    Activists, Experts and the State

    By Jeannie Sowers

    Drawing on extensive fieldwork conducted in Egypt from the late 1990s to 2011, this book shows how experts and activists used distinctive approaches to influence state and firm decision-making in three important environmental policy domains. These include; industrial pollution from large-scale…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

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