Middle East Studies Products

  • Iran's Foreign Policy in the South Caucasus

    Relations with Azerbaijan and Armenia, 1st Edition

    By Marzieh Kouhi-Esfahani

    Iran’s role as a regional power is more significant than many in the West may realise. The country lies between Central Asia/the Caucasus and the Gulf region on the one hand, and, on the other, between the Mediterranean/Levant region and South Asia. Many of these areas are of increasing strategic…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Arabs at Home and in the World

    Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karla M. McKanders

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the United States, the Middle East, and North Africa, to discuss and critically analyze the intersection of gender and human rights laws as applied to individuals of Arab descent. It seeks to raise consciousness at the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Russians in Israel

    A New Ethnic Group in a Tribal Society, 1st Edition

    By Majid Ibrahim Al-Haj

    This book constitutes the first systematic and critical discussion of questions of immigration and society in Israel from a global perspective. The comprehensive study covers the 30-year period since the beginning of the immigrant influx from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s and incorporates…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Youth at the Margins

    Perspectives on Arab Mediterranean Youth, 1st Edition


    The 2011 Arab uprisings led to a great proliferation of studies on the situations in the Arab countries of the Mediterranean, with particular attention given to their young people, whose role was particularly central. Eight years on, in-depth exploration is still needed of the conditions in which…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey

    Ottomanism, Nationalism and Multiculturalism, 1st Edition

    By Serhun Al

    Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey tackles a theoretical puzzle in understanding the state policy changes toward minorities and nationhood, first by placing the state in the historical context of the international system and second by unpacking the state through analysis of …

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking in Women

    Israel's Blood Money, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Hertzog, Erella Shadmi

    This book critically analyzes the sex industry in Israel, using feminist concepts and scholarship to elaborate on the power of prostitution to shape a world in which women are objects for fulfilling men's desires. A comprehensive collection of research-based articles that examine prostitution,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Refugees, Human Rights and Realpolitik

    The Clandestine Immigration of Jewish Refugees from Italy to Palestine, 1945-1948, 1st Edition

    By Daphna Sharfman

    This book presents a multidimensional case study of international human rights in the immediate post-Second World War period, and the way in which complex refugee problems created by the war were often in direct competition with strategic interests and national sovereignty. The case study is the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The Failure of Democracy in Iraq

    Religion, Ideology and Sectarianism, 1st Edition

    By Hamid Alkifaey

    The Failure of Democracy in Iraq studies democratization in post-2003 Iraq, which has so far failed, due mainly to cultural and religious reasons. There are other factors, such as the legacy of the dictatorial regime, exclusionary policies, the problem of stateness, interference by regional powers,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank

    The Theatrics of Woeful Statecraft, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Pace, Somdeep Sen

    The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank explores the manner in which the Palestinian Authority’s performative acts affect and shape the lives and subjective identities of those in its vicinity in the occupied West Bank. The nature of Palestinians’ statelessness has to contend with the rituals of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Power Sharing in Lebanon

    Consociationalism Since 1820, 1st Edition

    By Eduardo Wassim Aboultaif

    This book studies the origins and evolution of power sharing in Lebanon. The author has established a relationship between mobilization, ethnurgy (ethnic identification), memory and trauma, and how they impact power sharing provisions. The book starts with the events in the 1820s, when…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Rival Conceptions of Freedom in Modern Iran

    An Intellectual History of the Constitutional Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Ahmad Hashemi

    Rival Conceptions of Freedom in Modern Iran is an original historiographic examination of the idea of freedom in early modern Iran within a larger context of the formation of modern Muslim thought. The study develops an appropriate method for the historiography of ideas by taking into consideration…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Iranian Studies

  • Security, Rights and Law

    The Israeli High Court of Justice and Israeli Settlements in the Occupied West Bank, 1st Edition

    By Rouba Al-Salem

    Winner of the 2019 Francis Lieber Prize Recognizing an Exceptional Published Book in the Field of the Law of Armed Conflict This book examines how the Israeli High Court of Justice (HCJ) has interpreted and applied international law principles in adjudicating petitions filed by Palestinians. The…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20

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