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  • The Decline of Democracy in Turkey

    A Comparative Study of Hegemonic Party Rule, 1st Edition

    By Kürşat Çınar

    This book explores the roots of the decline of democracy and the rise of hegemonic parties in Turkey, by comparing the Justice and Development Party (AKP) with other comparable cases throughout the world. Offering a novel analysis in the rise of hegemonic parties, this book incorporates the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Syrian Foreign Policy

    The Alliances of a Regional Power, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Belcastro

    Examining Syrian foreign policy during the Ba’th years from 1963 to 1989, this book traces the alliances of the Levantine country from a historical perspective and in the context of recent political developments. Syrian Foreign Policy analyses the pivotal alliances of Damascus using a theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy

    Supporter Activism in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Dağhan Irak

    Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy offers an in-depth and inside approach to the socio-political history of football in Turkey, where fandom is often revered as part of the national identity, presenting the historical context for football events in the country. Based on original research, the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Home States and Homeland Politics

    Interactions between the Turkish State and its Emigrants in France and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Damla B. Aksel

    This book draws on the literatures of transnationalism and diaspora studies to explore the ways in which the policies of emigrant-sending countries have an influence on how emigrants politically engage on issues related to their homelands. Drawing on over one hundred interviews with policy makers,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Sufism in Ottoman Egypt

    Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Rachida Chih

    This book analyses the development of Sufism in Ottoman Egypt, during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Examining the cultural, socio-economic and political backdrop against which Sufism gained prominence, it looks at its influence in both the institutions for religious learning and popular…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935

    Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This volume presents a comparison of seven major religious reformers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: For Islam, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad ‘Abduh and Muhammad Rashid Rida; for Hinduism, Dayananda Sarasvati and Swami Shraddhananda; for Confucianism, K’ang Yu-wei and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Temporary Cities

    Resisting Transience in Arabia, 1st Edition

    By Yasser Elsheshtawy

    Are Arab Gulf cities, the likes of Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Doha, on their way to extinction? Is their fate obsolescence? Or, are they the model for our urban future? Can a city whose very existence is predicated on an imported labour force who build and operate these gleaming urban centres remain a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Public Relations in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

    An Arab Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Talal M Almutairi, Dean Kruckeberg

    The Arab world has engaged in public relations for thousands of years, and the public relations literature provides multiple examples extending from ancient times. However, modern public relations is much more vaguely defined. This is partly because the research surrounding public relations…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • The Qur'an's Reformation of Judaism and Christianity

    Return to the Origins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holger M. Zellentin

    This volume explores the relationship between the Qur’an and the Jewish and Christian traditions, considering aspects of continuity and reform. The chapters examine the Qur’an’s retelling of biblical narratives, as well as its reaction to a wide array of topics that mark Late Antique…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • Desert Paradises

    Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model, 1st Edition

    By Julian Bolleter

    Desert Paradises: Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model explores how designed landscapes can play a vital role in constructing a city’s global image and legitimizing its socio-political hierarchy. Using the case study of Dubai, Bolleter explores how Dubai’s rulers employ a paradisiacal…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Advertising in MENA Goes Digital

    1st Edition

    By Ilhem Allagui

    An inside story of local, regional and global advertising in the Middle East. Grounded in empirical research and theories, this book explores the evolution of advertising practices, audiences, digital media and communication technologies in increasingly complex MENA environments. Advertising in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • Britain and the Arab Gulf after Empire

    Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates, 1971-1981, 1st Edition

    By Simon C. Smith

    Although Britain’s formal imperial role in the smaller, oil-rich Sheikhdoms of the Arab Gulf – Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates – ended in 1971, Britain continued to have a strong interest and continuing presence in the region. This book explores the nature of Britain’s role…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

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