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  • 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 – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Eurocentrism at the Margins

    Encounters, Critics and Going Beyond

    By Lutfi Sunar

    Eurocentrism remains a prevailing feature of Western-dominated social scientific perspectives, tending to ignore alternative views originating outside the West and thus maintaining a form of scholarly hegemony. As such, there is an urgent need to reconsider Eurocentrism in social science, to ask…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • A History of Ottoman Economic Thought

    Developments Before the Nineteenth Century

    By Fatih Ermiş

    The Ottoman Empire (1299-1923) existed at the crossroads of the East and the West. Neither the history of Western Asia, nor that of Eastern Europe, can be fully understood without knowledge of the history of the Ottoman Empire. The question is often raised of whether or not economic thinking can…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09 
    Routledge
    The Routledge History of Economic Thought

  • Gender and Sexuality in Muslim Cultures

    By Gul Ozyegin

    A must-read for anyone interested in Muslim cultures, this volume not only explores Muslim identities through the lens of sexuality and gender - their historical and contemporary transformations and local and global articulations - but also interrogates our understanding of what constitutes a ‘…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Humanitarian Rackets and their Moral Hazards

    The Case of the Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon

    By Rayyar Marron

    The humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian refugee camps of Lebanon has become one of the most populist causes in the world, yet the causes of the crisis have been misrepresented, whilst on-going humanitarian assistance could arguably be said to amplify problems that exist in the camps. Shedding…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Oman: Economic, Social and Strategic Developments

    Edited by B.R. Pridham

    Oman is an important country for the West, both as an oil exporter and as a key ally strategically placed at the entrance to the Gulf. This book, first published in 1987, provides an overview of post-war social, political and economic developments in the country. It outlines the historical and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

    By Various

    Drawing on a vast expertise, the authors of the books in this collection each present a different aspect of the society of a variety of Middle Eastern countries for analysis. They examine, among other topics, the formation of new states from tribal beginnings, the impact of oil and war,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Bedouin of Northern Arabia

    Traditions of the Al-?hafir

    By Bruce Ingham

    This is an absorbing and authentic account, first published in 1986, of the history and traditional way of life of the Al-Dhafir bedouins of north-eastern Arabia, based on a study of their traditions, Arabic historical annals and the reports of western travellers over the past two hundred years.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Arab Voices

    The human rights debate in the Middle East

    By Kevin Dwyer

    This book, first published in 1991, moves beyond sensational headlines to explore how Middle Eastern men and women speak and feel about the societies in which they live. Kevin Dwyer makes use of extensive research and interview material from Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco and combines first-hand…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Dawn Over Oman

    By Pauline Searle

    Oman is one of the most beautiful and popular countries in the Middle East, yet a few years ago it was one of the world’s backwaters where visitors were discouraged. The turning point came with the takeover of power by Sultan Qaboos bin Said in 1970. This book, first published in 1979, takes the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Jews in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

    By Jacob M. Landau

    Although nineteenth-century Egyptian Jewry was an active and creative part of society, this work from 1969 is the main comprehensive work devoted to an analysis and appraisal of its activities. The period under review commences with the fall of the Mamluk regime in Egypt, and the incipient…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Man, State and Society in the Contemporary Middle East

    Edited by Jacob M. Landau

    This work, first published in 1972, is an objective introduction to the social, political, and cultural changes that took place in the Middle East in the years after the Second World War. It includes papers by some of the most distinguished scholars in the field as well as personal accounts by…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

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