Middle East Politics Products

  • Political Theology in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    Disenchantment, Reform and the Death of Utopia

    By Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi

    Political Theology in Post-Revolutionary Iran follows the transformation of Iran’s post-revolutionary religious intellectuals, as their outlook has evolved from regime support to dissent. Throughout the revolution’s second decade, these intellectuals began to re-enivsage the political order and its…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 
    Iranian Studies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Language and Literature of the Middle East

    By Various

    This nine volume set provides an overview of many aspects of Middle Eastern language and literature. These books range from discussions of the Arabic language and its publications, to translations of some of the region’s most important early works, to a survey of folk tales and modern literature.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

  • Political Civility in the Middle East

    Edited by Frederic Volpi

    Contemporary debates about civility are shaped by the dominant liberal and secular narratives of a peaceful world of sovereign nation-states. For contemporary scholars and policy makers, the challenge is to insert meaningfully the political evolution of the Middle East in the dominant…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 

  • Syrian Displacement

    Politics and Humanitarian Responses

    By Sarah Deardorff Miller

    This book is about Syrian displacement since the start of the 2011 conflict. It provides general information on displacement (the scale, scope and trends), as well as in-depth analysis on how it affects regional politics; the role of international organizations responding to the displaced; and EU/…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 

  • Peacemaking Strategies in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    A Re-Evaluation

    By Karen Abi-Ezzi

    This new book presents a radical and fascinating critique of the theory and practice of mediation. Using social constructionism and particularly discourse analysis, peacemaking processes in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are re-evaluated. The narrow and exclusive parameters circumscribing…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Virtual Democracies

    Social Media and Democratization of the Public Sphere in the Arab World

    By Leila DeVriese

    The Arab Spring raises many important questions about modern mass communication; how has social media changed contentious politics? To what extent have Information and Communication Technologies in general and social media specifically contributed to the democratization of the public sphere? Has…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 

  • The Gulf Across East and West

    Charting GCC and Iranian Inter-Asian Relations

    By Matteo Legrenzi

    Relations between the two shores of the Gulf and the countries of the Asia Pacific have received a good deal of attention in policy and media circles in recent years. Yet there continues to be a dearth of rigorous scholarship on the character and significance of these ties, particularly in the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • The Development of Saudi-Iranian Relations Since the 1990s

    Between Conflict and Accommodation

    By Fahad M. Alsultan, Pedram Saeid

    Saudi Arabia and Iran established themselves as the two regional heavyweights in one of the world’s most tumultuous but critically significant regions. The two countries compete on many fronts, including regional politics, oil prices, and for leadership of the Islamic world, a competition with…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 

  • Saudi Arabian Foreign Relations

    Diplomacy and Mediation in Conflict Resolution

    By Rene Rieger

    In recent decades, Saudi Arabia has committed itself to playing the part of mediator in intra-national and international conflicts in the greater Middle East region. Examples include the two Saudi-introduced Arab Peace Initiatives of 1982 and 2002, mediation attempts between Algeria and Morocco in…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • 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 – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Al Qaeda’s Global Crisis

    The Islamic State, Takfir and the Genocide of Muslims

    By V. G. Julie Rajan

    This book focuses on the crises facing Al Qaeda and how the mass killing of Muslims is challenging its credibility as a leader among Islamist jihadist organizations. The book argues that these crises are directly related to Al Qaeda’s affiliation with the extreme violence employed against Muslims…

    Paperback – 2016-08-13 
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • 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 

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