Middle East Politics Products

  • Turkey's Pivot to Eurasia

    Geopolitics and Foreign Policy in a Changing World Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emre Erşen, Seçkin Köstem

    This book discusses and analyses the dimensions of Turkey’s strategic rapprochement with the Eurasian states and institutions since the deterioration of Ankara’s relations with its traditional NATO allies. Do these developments signify a major strategic reorientation in Turkish foreign policy? Is…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Political Violence and Kurds in Turkey

    Fragmentations, Mobilizations, Participations & Repertoires, 1st Edition

    By Mehmet Orhan

    The Kurdish conflict is an acknowledged long-standing issue in the Middle East, and the emergence of radical Kurdish nationalist movements in the 20th century played a decisive role in the evolution of political violence. Political Violence and Kurds in Turkey examines how this political violence…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10

  • US Foreign Policy and the Persian Gulf

    Safeguarding American Interests through Selective Multilateralism, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Pauly, Jr

    Robert J. Pauly, Jr examines the history of US foreign policy toward the Greater Middle East in general and focuses specifically on the fundamental economic, military and political causes of the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf crisis. He investigates to what extent these causes were internal and external in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    US Foreign Policy and Conflict in the Islamic World

  • Role Theory in the Middle East and North Africa

    Politics, Economics and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Yasemin Akbaba, Özgür Özdamar

    Since December 2010, a series of uprisings, revolutions, coups and civil wars have shaken up the Middle East and North Africa region. In this chaotic political environment, several countries have been trying to influence this regional transformation. The implications of this transformation are of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-03
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • The Societies of the Middle East and North Africa

    Structures, Vulnerabilities, and Forces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Yom

    This new textbook explores the societies and populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Presenting original chapters written by the world’s leading Middle East scholars, it analyzes the social fabric of the region’s varied countries to uncover the organizing structures, human vulnerabilities,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31

  • The Decline of Democracy in Turkey

    A Comparative Study of Hegemonic Party Rule, 1st Edition

    By Kürşat Çınar

    This book explores the roots of the decline of democracy and the rise of hegemonic parties in Turkey, by comparing the Justice and Development Party (AKP) with other comparable cases throughout the world. Offering a novel analysis in the rise of hegemonic parties, this book incorporates the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism

    Speaking for Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Hawker

    The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for Citizenship provides an essential contribution to understanding the politics of Israel/Palestine through the prism of sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. Arabic-speakers who also know Hebrew resort to a range of communicative strategies…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    The Politics of Language

  • Mobilizing Religion in Middle East Politics

    A Comparative Study of Israel and Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Yusuf Sarfati

    Contrary to the expectations of the secularization theorists, religious political movements rose to prominence in numerous countries across the globe in the past three decades. By examining the conditions that underlie the electoral fortunes of religious actors in democratic regimes, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Communist Parties in the Middle East

    100 Years of History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Feliu, Ferran Izquierdo Brichs

    Communist Parties in the Middle East: 100 Years of History   One hundred years since the Russian Revolution, Communist parties have undergone great changes, in an evolution that has affected the entire Left and the social movements. Given that the impact of Communist parties and their evolution in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • Syrian Foreign Policy

    The Alliances of a Regional Power, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Belcastro

    Examining Syrian foreign policy during the Ba’th years from 1963 to 1989, this book traces the alliances of the Levantine country from a historical perspective and in the context of recent political developments. Syrian Foreign Policy analyses the pivotal alliances of Damascus using a theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Bordering the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Meier

    This volume focuses on the influence that borders in the Middle East can have on actors’ identity building, as well as how local, national, or transnational actors re/ define borders and boundaries. The Middle East is facing a political crisis, revealed by the Arab uprisings, that is affecting…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08

  • US Hard Power in the Arab World

    Resistance, the Syrian Uprising and the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Layla Saleh

    Neither stability nor change in the post-colonial Arab world can be fully understood without considering the international context, and American Foreign policy in particular. However, the exact nature of America’s presence in the Arab world, and the scope and modes of its influence, all appear to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

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