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  • Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, Lars Berger, Gaynor Johnson

    This book examines Western foreign policy towards the Middle East, and the extent to which the promotion of democracy has been in conflict with, or supported by, other goals (geo-strategic, economic, and cultural) in the policies of the major actors towards the Middle East. Does the Arab Spring…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • European Foreign Conflict Reporting

    A Comparative Analysis of Public News Providers

    By Emma Heywood

    This book explores the state of European foreign conflict reporting by public-sector broadcasters, post-Cold war and post-9/11. It compares the values of three television news providers from differing public systems: BBC’s News at 10, Russia’s Vremya and France 2’s 20 Heures. The book examines how…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • Political Reform in Bahrain

    Institutional Transformation, Identity Conflict and Democracy

    By Katja Niethammer

    This book examines the current political situation in Bahrain and in particular the process of reform that has taken place in recent years. It explores both the roles of the ruling elites as well as opposition actors and shows the major influence of identity politics in this important Gulf state.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    History and Society in the Islamic World

  • Iraq in the Twenty-First Century

    Regime Change and the Making of a Failed State

    By Tareq Y. Ismael, Jacqueline S. Ismael

    Much has been written about the events surrounding the 2003 Anglo-American invasion of Iraq and its aftermath, especially about the intentions, principles, plans and course of action of US policy, but much less attention has been given to the consequences of US policy on Iraqi political and social…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Sufism and Politics in Morocco

    Activism and Dissent

    By Abdelilah Bouasria

    Presenting a political history and sociology of Moroccan Sufism from colonialism to the modern day, this book studies the Sufi model of Master and Disciple in relation to social and political life, comparing the different eras of acquiescent versus dissident Sufism. This comparative fieldwork…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Dialogue and Conflict Resolution

    Potential and Limits

    By Pernille Rieker, Henrik Thune

    Dialogue is typically hailed as a progressive force fostering mutual understanding and resolving conflicts. Can it really carry such a burden? Does dialogue really resolve conflicts? In this unique volume international experts critically assess the political role of dialogue, addressing its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East

    The Pursuit of Hegemony

    By Dionysis Markakis

    US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East seeks to explore the changes in US strategy towards democracy promotion in the Middle East during the Clinton and Bush administrations, with a particular focus on Egypt, Iraq and Kuwait. At a time of regional turmoil and political reform, the topic of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US Foreign Policy and Global Standing in the 21st Century

    Realities and Perceptions

    Edited by Efraim Inbar, Jonathan Rynhold

    This book examines US foreign policy and global standing in the 21st Century. The United States is the most powerful actor in world politics today. Against this backdrop, the present volume examines how the foreign policies pursued by Presidents’ George W. Bush and Barack Obama have affected elite…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • Algeria and France

    From Colonialism to Cooperation

    By Dorothy Pickles

    Beginning as a small, seemingly insignificant rebellion in 1954, the Algerian struggle for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s foreign policy, threatened her international relations, poisoned the political atmosphere, and toppled one government after another. In this…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Contemporary North Africa

    Issues of Development and Integration

    Edited by Halim Barakat

    This book by a group of international scholars, both Arab and Western, was first published in 1985, and considers the state of contemporary North Africa and its position both in the Arab world and within wider international affairs. It examines the cultural and historical contexts which have shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • The Last Arab Jews

    The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia

    By Abraham L. Udovitch, Lucette Valensi, Jacques Perez

    The once numerous and vital Jewish communities of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have disappeared, succumbing during the past century to the assimilating temptations of French culture, or, more recently, to the pressures of migration. Only the two communities of the island of Jerba still remain. Only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • North Africa

    Nation, State, and Region

    Edited by George Joffé

    North Africa differs from the Middle East in several significant ways. It was subject to a uniform colonial experience as part of the French empire; its populations are far more culturally homogeneous than those of the Middle East; and, since the Reconquista, it has always been far more susceptible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

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