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  • Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

    Edited by Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan brings together some key works in the study of this strategically vital country. Widely regarded as a rare country of calm in a turbulent region, these classic titles provide an essential reference to the in-depth study of Jordan and its particular status in the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Citizens’ Participation in Urban Planning and Development in Iran

    Edited by Hans-Liudger Dienel, M. Reza Shirazi, Sabine Schröder, Jenny Schmithals

    During recent years the topic of participation has constantly been gaining importance in Iran – in both the scientific field and in practice and rhetoric. However, in current scientific literature – and especially in English literature – there is little knowledge on the conditions, legal background…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Islamic Law and Society in Iran

    A social history of Qajar Tehran

    By Nobuaki Kondo

    The relationship between Islamic law and society is an important issue in Iran under the Islamic Republic. Although Islamic law was a pivotal element in the traditional Iranian society, no comprehensive research has been made until today. This is because modern reformers emphasized the lack of rule…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Crowds and Politics in North Africa

    Tunisia, Algeria and Libya

    By Andrea Khalil

    This book  takes predominant crowd theory to task, questioning received ideas about ‘mob psychology’ that remain prevalent today. It is a synchronic study of crowds, crowd dynamics and the relationships of crowds to political power in Tunisia, Libya and Algeria (2011-2013) that has far…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Arab and Regional Politics in the Middle East

    By P.J. Vatikiotis

    Thee main themes are explored in this book, first published in 1984: the first is the problem of religion and politics as a major and long-standing preoccupation of Middle-easterners or Arab Muslims themselves; the second is that of the conflict-ridden inter-Arab and regional politics, approached…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Multiculturalism and Democracy in North Africa

    Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    Edited by Moha Ennaji

    Investigating the connections between multiculturalism, minorities, citizenship, and democracy in North Africa, this book argues that multiculturalism in this region– and in the Arab world at large – has reached a significant level in terms of scale and importance. In the rest of the world, there…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The Arabian Peninsula

    Society and Politics

    Edited by Derek Hopwood

    Although the Arabian Peninsula is the heartland of Islam and of the Arab world, for decades it did not receive the attention it deserves from scholars and writers. The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and the Middle East Centre of St Antony’s College, Oxford, jointly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Soviet Strategy in the Middle East

    Edited by George W. Breslauer

    Few regions of the world are as politically turbulent as the Middle East, and nowhere is the potential for superpower conflict greater. How does the Soviet Union view the Middle east conflict? Can the USSR play a constructive role in the peace process? In this volume, first published in 1990, these…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • United States Foreign Policy and the Middle East/North Africa

    A Bibliography of Twentieth-Century Research

    By Sanford R. Silverburg, Bernard Reich

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

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