Middle East Politics Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Mediterranean Politics

    Edited by Richard Gillespie, Frédéric Volpi

    The Mediterranean space, defined by a major sea, a large number of littoral countries and to some extent their hinterlands, is at the same time an interface between Europe, Africa and Asia. This brings complex challenges in terms of achieving peace and stability. Recently it has received intense…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • China's Presence in the Middle East

    The Implications of the One Belt, One Road Initiative

    Edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Niv Horesh

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) vision, heralded as an attempt to revive the pre-modern Silk Route, is intended to strengthen West Asia’s economic links with China through ambitious infrastructural projects. Central to this are fast-track rail links, funded by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Three Principles of Mulla Sadra

    Divine Gnosis, Self-Realisation and the Dangers of Pseudo-Knowledge in Islam

    By Colin Turner

    This is the first translation into English of Seh Asl (Three Principles) by the important sixteenth century thinker Mulla Sadra. It contains a detailed introduction by Colin Turner that contextualizes the work and a footnoted commentary on the text itself. Also included is an epilogue and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • India and Turkey

    Past Connections, Contemporary Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Using the inter-cultural dialogue signaled by such contacts as a starting point, this book builds on the historical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Israeli Path to Neoliberalism

    The State, Continuity and Change

    By Arie Krampf

    The economic history of Israel is often portrayed as a story of transformation from interventionism/socialism to liberalization and market economy. This narrative is promoted both by liberal economists who praise the market-oriented reforms as well as by social-democrat activists who condemn it as…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Economies

  • Voice of the Muslim Brotherhood

    Da'wa, Discourse and Political Communication

    By Noha Mellor

    In the wake of the January 25 revolution, and the coup that followed in 2013, Egyptian bookstores recorded a significant increase in demand for books by and about the Muslim Brotherhood. However, despite the burgeoning literature on the Brotherhood, knowledge about the movement is still rather…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Iraqi Kurdistan, the PKK and International Relations

    Theory and Ethnic Conflict

    By Hannes Černy

    Due to its primacy in explaining issues of war and peace in the international arena, the discipline of International Relations (IR) looms large in analyses of and responses to ethnic conflict in academia, politics, and popular media – in particular with respect to contemporary conflicts in the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

  • Studies in Kurdish History

    Empire, Ethnicity and Identity

    Edited by Djene Rhys Bajalan, Sara Zandi Karimi

    Recent events in the Middle East have propelled the once marginalized Kurdish community to the centre of regional and, indeed, world affairs. The growing significance of the Kurds in the politics of the Middle East has led to greater interest amongst both academics and policy makers regarding the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, Lars Berger, Gaynor Johnson

    This book examines Western foreign policy towards the Middle East, and the extent to which the promotion of democracy has been in conflict with, or supported by, other goals (geo-strategic, economic, and cultural) in the policies of the major actors towards the Middle East. Does the Arab Spring…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • European Foreign Conflict Reporting

    A Comparative Analysis of Public News Providers

    By Emma Heywood

    This book explores the state of European foreign conflict reporting by public-sector broadcasters, post-Cold war and post-9/11. It compares the values of three television news providers from differing public systems: BBC’s News at 10, Russia’s Vremya and France 2’s 20 Heures. The book examines how…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • Political Reform in Bahrain

    Institutional Transformation, Identity Conflict and Democracy

    By Katja Niethammer

    This book examines the current political situation in Bahrain and in particular the process of reform that has taken place in recent years. It explores both the roles of the ruling elites as well as opposition actors and shows the major influence of identity politics in this important Gulf state.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    History and Society in the Islamic World

  • 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 – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

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