Middle East Politics Products

  • Democratization and Memories of Violence

    Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador

    By Mneesha Gellman

    Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional explanations don’t tell the whole story, as individuals and communities also protest…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • The State of Palestine

    A Critical Analysis

    By Philip Leech

    The Palestinian national movement reached a dead end and came close to disintegration at the beginning of the present century. This critical analysis of internal Palestinian politics in the West Bank traces the re-emergence of the Palestinian Authority's established elite in the aftermath of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 

  • The Responsibility to Protect

    Perspectives on the Concept's Meaning, Proper Application and Value

    Edited by SONJA GROVER

    This book presents the views of various international law and human rights experts on the contested meaning, scope of application, value and viability of R2P; the principle of the Responsibility to Protect . R2P refers to the notion that the international community has a legal responsibility to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 

  • The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus

    Performing the left Since the Sixties

    Edited by Leonidas Karakatsanis, Nikolaos Papadogiannis

    This book explores the intersection between the politics and cultures of the Left since the 1960s in Turkey, Greece and Cyprus, offering alternative ways to understand, imagine and claim the history and present of the Left across the three countries. Bringing together fourteen original case studies…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • Egypt's Long Revolution

    Protest Movements and Uprisings

    By Maha Abdelrahman

    Paperback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • US Foreign Policy and Turkey

    Relationships, Challenges and Tensions

    By Tom Lansford, Robert J. Pauly Jr

    The United States and Turkey were extraordinarily close allies during most of the Cold War with Turkey being central to U.S. strategy in the Middle East. In the aftermath, the United States and Turkey faced a range of new challenges to their relationship which nonetheless remained strong until the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    US Foreign Policy and Conflict in the Islamic World

  • Women, Culture, and the January 2011 Egyptian Revolution

    Edited by Dalia Mostafa

    This book comes at a time when the Egyptian nation is facing deep divisions about the notion and definition of ‘revolution’. The articles here aim to look at the 2011 Egyptian Revolution and the central role of women within it from a critical perspective. Our objective is not to glorify the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 

  • The Swedish Presence in Afghanistan

    Security and Defence Transformation

    By Arita Holmberg, Jan Hallenberg

    This book delivers on two analytical levels. First, it is a broad study of Sweden as an international actor, an actor that at least for a brief period tried to play a different international role than that to which it was accustomed. Second, the book problematizes the role of international military…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21 
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Media Strategy and Military Operations in the 21st Century

    Mediatizing the Israel Defence Force

    By Michal Shavit

    This book applies the concept of mediatization to the contemporary dynamic between war, media and society, with a focus on the Israel Defence Force (IDF). Since the beginning of the 21st century the IDF has undergone an intensive process of mediatization that has transformed the media into an…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Nation, Ethnicity and the Conflict in Afghanistan

    By Raghav Sharma

    Ethnic and tribal loyalties in Afghanistan provided the lethal cocktail for the violent conflict that engulfed the country following the collapse of the Soviet backed government in 1992. The ensuing fighting between mujahideen groups paved the way for the tectonic social and political shifts, which…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 

  • Nation Building in Kurdistan

    Memory, Genocide and Human Rights

    By Mohammed Ihsan

    The Kurdish people and the Kurdish Regional Government faced huge challenges rebuilding their nation and identity after the atrocities and human rights abuses committed by Saddam Hussein and his regime. In 2005 a new Iraqi constitution recognised as genocide the persecution of Faylee Kurds, the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 

  • 'Democratic Knowledge' and Knowledge Production

    Preliminary Reflections on Democratisation in North Africa

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    Sudden change in North Africa manifested through popular protests followed by the end of authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya revitalised the scholarly concern with democracy in the region. Democratisation and democracy received fresh attention in the ‘Arab Spring’. Arab citizens…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 

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