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  • The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus

    Performing the left Since the Sixties

    Edited by Leonidas Karakatsanis, Nikolaos Papadogiannis

    Performing a political identity usually involves more than just casting a vote. For Left-wingers in Turkey, Greece and Cyprus – countries that emerged as the only non-socialist constituents of South-eastern Europe after WWII – political preference meant immersion to distinct ways of life, to ‘…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • US Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East

    The Realpolitik of Deceit

    By Bernd Kaussler, Glenn P. Hastedt

    This book offers a realist critique of US foreign policy toward the Middle East in the past decade. It critically examines four core foundations of contemporary US Middle East policy: US relations with Saudi Arabia after the Arab Spring; US diplomacy towards Iran and the Obama administration’s…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Lobbying in EU Foreign Policy-making

    The case of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    By Benedetta Voltolini

    This book examines lobbying in EU foreign policy-making and the activities of non-state actors (NSAs), focusing on EU foreign policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It sheds light on the interactions between the EU and NSAs as well as the ways in which NSAs attempt to shape EU foreign policies…

    Paperback – 2017-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Governance and Security in Jerusalem

    The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

    Edited by Tom Najem, Michael James Molloy, Michael Dougall Bell, John Bell

    This book originates from the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, a major track two conflict resolution initiative aimed at helping to resolve the conflict over Jerusalem, arguably the key stumbling block to a lasting peace between Israel and its Arab neighbours.  The book includes…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Assessing the War on Terror

    Western and Middle Eastern Perspectives

    Edited by Charles Webel, Mark Tomass

    This volume is a collection of articles that critically examine the efficacy, ethics, and impact of the War on Terror as it has evolved since 9/11. During the decade and a half of the Global War on Terror (GWOT), numerous books have considered the political, psychosocial, and economic impacts of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Private Security Companies during the Iraq War

    Military Performance and the Use of Deadly Force

    By Scott Fitzsimmons

    This book explores the use of deadly force by private security companies during the Iraq War. The work focuses on and compares the activities of the US companies Blackwater and Dyncorp. Despite sharing several important characteristics, such as working for the same client (the US State Department)…

    Paperback – 2017-02-25 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Islam and Modernity

    Edited by Nasar Meer

    The relationship between Islam and modernity has generated and rich but complex literature. While competing accounts sometimes appear incommensurable, there is at least some convergence on the view that Islam and modernity reflect an unsettled encounter. For some this is self-evident because the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Minority Rights in Turkey

    A Battlefield for Europeanization

    By Gözde Yilmaz

    The issue of minority rights is highly contested in both member and candidate states of the European Union. Compared with other policy areas, the Europeanization process in minority rights is much slower and more problematic. Turkey, though, differs from the majority of the member states by showing…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Public Opinion, Legitimacy and Tony Blair’s War in Iraq

    By James Strong

    In the wake of the publication of the Chilcot report, this book reinterprets the relationship between British public opinion and the Blair government’s decision-making in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It highlights how the government won the parliamentary vote and got its war, but never…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey

    From Ottoman Rule to AKP

    By Efrat Aviv

    The Jewish community in Turkey today is very diverse with extremely different views as to whether Jews are reluctant or enthusiastic about living in Turkey. Many see themselves primarily as Turks and only then as Jews, while some believe quite the opposite. Some deny there are any expressions of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Nuclear Multilateralism and Iran

    Inside EU Negotiations

    By Tarja Cronberg

    Drawing on the author's personal experience, this book presents an insider’s chronology and policy analysis of the EU's role in the nuclear negotiations with Iran. The European Union strives to be a global player, a "soft power" leader that can influence international politics and state behavior.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge

  • The Iraqi Federation

    Origin, Operation and Significance

    By Farah Shakir

    Political instability has characterised the modern history of Iraq, which has proven itself as a complex state to govern. However, the creation of a federal system in 2005 offers the potential for change and a deviation from a past characterised by authoritarian government, brutality and war. The…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16 
    Routledge
    Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

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