Middle East Studies Products

  • Military Intervention in the Middle East and North Africa

    The Case of NATO in Libya, 1st Edition

    By Susannah O'Sullivan

    This book contributes to an increasingly important branch of critical security studies that combines insights from critical geopolitics and postcolonial critique by making an argument about the geographies of violence and their differential impact in contemporary security practices, including but…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • China's Presence in the Middle East

    The Implications of the One Belt, One Road Initiative, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-17
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Israel, the Arabs and Iran

    International Relations and Status Quo, 2011-2016, 1st Edition

    By Ehud Eilam

    Israel borders four states – Syria, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon, and two entities – the Palestinian authority in the West Bank and Hamas in the Gaza stip. In recent years, despite incidents on the border with Syria and Egypt, the basic strategic status quo with these countries has not changed, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Aid Paradoxes in Afghanistan

    Building and Undermining the State, 1st Edition

    By Nematullah Bizhan

    The relationship between aid and state building is highly complex and the effects of aid on weak states depend on donors’ interests, aid modalities and the recipient’s pre-existing institutional and socio-political conditions. This book argues that, in the case of Afghanistan, the country inherited…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle East Development

  • Tantawi Jawhari and the Qur'an

    Tafsir and Social Concerns in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Majid Daneshgar

    Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī Jawharī was an Egyptian exegete known for having produced a scientific interpretation of the Qurʾān. A pioneering scholar in terms of familiarising the people of his time with many previously neglected matters regarding Islam and science, his publications shocked the Cairo…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • Sustainability in the Gulf

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elie Azar, Mohamed Abdel Raouf

    Sustainability is a topic of great interest today, particularly for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which have witnessed very rapid economic and demographic growth over the past decade. The observed growth has led to unsustainable consumption patterns of vital resources such as water,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State, 1st Edition

    By Edna Lomsky-Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    Women’s military service in Israel presents a compelling case study to explore the meaning of gendered citizenship. Lomsky-Feder and Sasson-Levy compellingly argue that women’s mandatory military service during an active ongoing violent conflict, occurring at a formative age, becomes an initiation…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge

  • The Late Ottoman Empire and Egypt

    Hybridity, Law and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth H Shlala

    Law and identification transgressed political boundaries in the nineteenth-century Levant. Over the course of the century, Italo-Levantines- elite and common- exercised a strategy of resilient hybridity whereby an unintentional form of legal imperialism took root in Egypt.   This book contributes…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics

    A Syntactic, Semantic and Stylistic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics provides a panoramic insight into the Qur'anic landscape fenced by innate syntactic, semantic and stylistic landmarks where context and meaning have closed ranks to impact morphological form in order to achieve variegated illocutionary forces. It provides a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Iraqi Kurdistan, the PKK and International Relations

    Theory and Ethnic Conflict, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

  • Islamic Environmentalism

    Activism in the United States and Great Britain, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Hancock

    Islamic Environmentalism examines Muslim involvement in environmentalism in the United States and Great Britain. The book focuses upon Muslim activists and Islamic organizations that approach environmentalism as a religious duty: offering environmental readings of Islamic scriptures, and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Assyrian Genocide

    Cultural and Political Legacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannibal Travis

    For a brief period, the attention of the international community has focused once again on the plight of religious minorities in Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. In particular, the abductions and massacres of Yezidis and Assyrians in the Sinjar, Mosul, Nineveh Plains, Baghdad, and Hasakah regions in 2007–…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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