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  • The Military in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    The Evolution and Roles of the Revolutionary Guard

    By Hesam Forozan

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, also known as the 'Sepah', has wielded considerable and increasing power in Iran in recent decades. Established in 1979 by Ayatollah Khomeini as a paramilitary organisation charged with protecting the nascent Islamic regime and countering the untrustworthy Imperial…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Politics of the Islamic Tradition

    The Thought of Muhammad Al-Ghazali

    By Mohammed Moussa

    Over the last two centuries the Muslim world has undergone dramatic transformations, impacting the Islamic tradition and throwing into question our understanding of tradition. The notion of tradition as an unmoving edifice is contradicted by the very process of its transmission, and the complex…

    Hardback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • State and Nation-Building in Pakistan

    Beyond Islam and Security

    Edited by Roger D. Long, Gurharpal Singh, Yunas Samad, Ian Talbot

    Religion, violence, and ethnicity are all intertwined in the history of Pakistan. The entrenchment of landed interests, operationalized through violence, ethnic identity, and power through successive regimes has created a system of ‘authoritarian clientalism.’ This book offers comparative,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Psychology of Radicalization and Terrorism

    By Willem Koomen, Joop Van Der Pligt

    Terrorism and radicalization have a long history, but in recent years their prominence has been a particularly conspicuous and influential feature of the global political landscape. This important book presents an overview of the processes involved in radicalization and terrorism, and introduces a…

    Paperback – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Continuity and change before and after the Arab uprisings

    Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt

    Edited by Paola Rivetti, Rosita Di Peri

    The Arab uprisings of 2011 have sparked much scholarly discussion with regards to democratisation, the resilience of authoritarian rule, mobilisation patterns, and the relationship between secularism and Islam, all under the assumption that politics has changed for good in North Africa and the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge

  • The Southern Shores of the Mediterranean and its Networks

    Knowledge, Trade, Culture and People

    Edited by Patricia Lorcin

    The majority of scholarly conceptions of the Mediterranean focus on the sea’s northern shores, with its historical epicentres of Spain, France or Italy. This book seeks to demonstrate the importance of economic, political and cultural networks emanating from the Mediterranean’s lesser-studied…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Experiences of Islamophobia

    Living with Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    By James Carr

    Since 9/11 interest in Islamophobia has steadily increased – as has the number of academic publications discussing the phenomenon. However, theoretical expositions have dominated the field. Lived experiences of Islamophobia, by contrast, have received little attention. In recognition of the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Religious Authority and Political Thought in Twelver Shi'ism

    From Ali to Post-Khomeini

    By Hamid Mavani

    Ranging from the time of the infallible Imams, to the contemporary era, this book provides a comprehensive overview of Shi’i religious and political authority, focusing on Iran and Lebanon, without limiting the discourse to Khomeini’s version of an Islamic State. Utilising untapped Arabic and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Islam

  • Jihad in Palestine

    Political Islam and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    By Shaul Bartal

    The 21st century exists in the shadow of the return of extremist Islam to the center of the world’s political stage, a process that began at the end of the previous century. While researchers have focused on the rise of Hamas, this return has in fact manifested itself in a range of independent…

    Hardback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

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