Middle East Studies Products

  • The Christian Theological Tradition

    4th Edition

    Edited by Mark McInroy, Michael J. Hollerich

    The fourth edition of The Christian Theological Tradition provides students with essential theological knowledge of key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and of Christianity's multifaceted encounter with Western culture. Historically arranged, the textbook addresses major…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Marriage, Family and Work

    Experiences of Middle Class Egyptian Women, 1st Edition

    By Dahlia Tawhid Roque

    Caught between two worlds of social transition and modern progression, young women in the Middle East have for some time been forging means to balance conventional gender roles and marriage expectations, while also advancing their position in society through improved legal status, health and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • EU–Turkey Relations

    Civil Society and Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    By Özge Zihnioğlu

    This book focuses on the hidden but ever-present civil society dimension of the EU’s policies towards Turkey and uncovers the pitfall of EU–Turkey relations. It establishes the growing depoliticization of Turkish civil society (in contrast to what the EU’s policies aimed for) and engages with the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Foreign Policy

  • Women in the Cinemas of Iran and Turkey

    As Images and as Image-Makers, 1st Edition

    By Gönül Dönmez-Colin

    This volume compares the cinemas of Iran and Turkey in terms of the presence and absence of women on both sides of the camera. From a critical point of view, it provides detailed readings of works by both male and female film-makers, emphasizing issues facing women's film-making. Presenting an…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle East Film and Media

  • Religion and Hezbollah

    Political Ideology and Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Mariam Farida

    This comprehensive and thought-provoking volume examines the role and function of religion in Hezbollah’s political strategy in the context of contemporary Lebanese politics and global security. The book demonstrates how Hezbollah uses religious mechanisms such as taklif shari (religious assessment…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Archaeology, Heritage and Ethics in the Western Wall Plaza, Jerusalem

    Darkness at the End of the Tunnel, 1st Edition

    By Raz Kletter

    This volume is a critical study of recent archaeology in the Western Wall Plaza area, Jerusalem. Considered one of the holiest places on Earth for Jews and Muslims, it is also a place of controversy, where the State marks ‘our’ remains for preservation and adoration and ‘theirs’ for silencing.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • For God, Mammon, And Country

    A Nineteenth-century Persian Merchant, Haj Muhammad Hassan Amin Al-zarb, 1st Edition

    By Shireen Mahdavi

    This book is the first major account of the life and times of a merchant in nineteenth-century Iran or in the Middle East. Haj Muhammad Amin al-Zarb (1834?1898) rose from humble beginnings to become one of Iran's wealthiest and most prominent merchants. He built up his wealth as a money changer, a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • Turkish-Russian Relations

    Competition and Cooperation in Eurasia, 1st Edition

    By Fatma Aslı Kelkitli

    As the two most influential and powerful actors in Eurasia the nature of the Turkish-Russian relationship affects the situation in the Black Sea, South Caucasus, Central Asia and Middle East and steers the foreign policy formulations of both regional states and global powers. Examining post-Cold…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Reading the Bible in Islamic Context

    Qur'anic Conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J Crowther, Shirin Shafaie, Ida Glaser, Shabbir Akhtar

    In the current political and social climate, there is increasing demand for a deeper understanding of Muslims, the Qur’an and Islam, as well as a keen demand among Muslim scholars to explore ways of engaging with Christians theologically, culturally, and socially. This book explores the ways in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • The War for Syria

    Regional and International Dimensions of the Syrian Uprising, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch, Adham Saouli

    Examining the international dimensions of the Syrian conflict, this book studies external factors relating to the Uprising. It explores the involvement of outside powers and the events’ impact both on regional and international level. Syria was widely perceived to be essential to the regional…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Ethnicity and Party Politics in Turkey

    The Rise of the Kurdish Party during the Kurdish Opening Process, 1st Edition

    By Berna Öney

    Delving into Turkey’s political playing field, this book examines how an ethnic party increased its vote shares. The case study looks at the rise of the Kurdish party in Turkey’s 2011 national elections in relation to the mainstream political parties' strategies. The research explores the strategy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Iran and Palestine

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Seyed Ali Alavi

    Examining the nature of relations between Iran and Palestine, this book investigates the relationship between state and authorities in the Middle East. Analysing the connections of the Iranian revolutionary movements, both the Left and the Islamic camps’ perspectives are scrutinized. To provide a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

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