Middle East Politics Products

  • The Small Gulf States

    Foreign and Security Policies before and after the Arab Spring

    Edited by Khalid S. Almezaini, Jean-Marc Rickli

    Small states are often believed to have been resigned to the margins of international politics. However, the recent increase in the number of small states has increased their influence and forced the international community to incorporate some of them into the global governance system. This is…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Conflict Transformation and the Palestinians

    The Dynamics of Peace and Justice under Occupation

    Edited by Alpaslan Ozerdem, Chuck Thiessen, Mufid Qassoum

    This book explores the challenges of transforming the violent conflict between the State of Israel and the Palestinians into just peace. There are many challenges involved in the bottom-up transformation of the violent structures that sustain the State of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Multiculturalism and Democracy in North Africa

    Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    Edited by Moha Ennaji

    Investigating the connections between multiculturalism, minorities, citizenship, and democracy in North Africa, this book argues that multiculturalism in this region– and in the Arab world at large – has reached a significant level in terms of scale and importance. In the rest of the world, there…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring

    Rethinking Democratization

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia in December 2010 heralded the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring,’ a startling, yet not unprecedented, era of profound social and political upheaval. The meme of the Arab Spring is characterised by bottom-up change, or the lack thereof, and its effects…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • The New Geopolitics of Terror

    Demons and Dragons

    By William Hopkinson, Julian Lindley-French

    The New Geopolitics of Terror examines the impact of global reach terror on states. This book surveys the current crises and tensions in the Middle East, focussing primarily on the upheavals in Syria and Iraq, and the interaction between groups, such as Al Qaeda and ISIS state actors and Western…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Presidentialism in Turkey

    Instability and Change

    By Serap Gur

    Parliamentarism has been a presiding characteristic of the Turkish political tradition since the 1876 Ottoman constitution. In 1923, with the founding of the Turkish Republic, modern parliamentarism was implemented in Turkey. Since that time, Turkish politics has been turbulent, with four military…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on the Middle East

  • Arab Nationalism

    The Politics of History and Culture in the Modern Middle East

    By Peter Wien

    Arab nationalism has been one of the dominant ideologies in the Middle East and North Africa since the early twentieth century. However, a clear definition of Arab nationalism, even as a subject of scholarly inquiry, does not yet exist. ‘Arab Nationalism’ sheds light on cultural expressions of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Track Two Diplomacy and Jerusalem

    The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

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

    ‘Track Two Diplomacy and Jerusalem’ is the first in a series of three books which collectively present the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, or JOCI, a major Canadian-led Track Two diplomatic effort, undertaken between 2003 and 2014. JOCI’s raison d’être was to find sustainable governance…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Crowds and Politics in North Africa

    Tunisia, Algeria and Libya

    By Andrea Khalil

    This book  takes predominant crowd theory to task, questioning received ideas about ‘mob psychology’ that remain prevalent today. It is a synchronic study of crowds, crowd dynamics and the relationships of crowds to political power in Tunisia, Libya and Algeria (2011-2013) that has far…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Informal Power in the Greater Middle East

    Hidden Geographies

    Edited by Luca Anceschi, Gennaro Gervasio, Andrea Teti

    Over the last decade or so, academic and non-academic observers have focussed mainly, if not exclusively on the institutions and places of formal power in the Greater Middle East, depicting politics in the region as a small area limited to local authoritarian rulers. In contrast, this book aims to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • International and Regional Security

    The Causes of War and Peace

    By Benjamin Miller

    This volume is a collection of the best essays of Professor Benjamin Miller on the subjects of international and regional security. The book analyses the interrelationships between international politics and regional and national security, with a special focus on the sources of international…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution

    By miriam cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

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