Middle East Politics Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Political Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh

    The Routledge Handbook of Political Islam provides a multidisciplinary overview of the phenomenon of political Islam, one of the key political movements of our time. Drawing on the expertise from some of the top scholars in the world, it examines the main issues surrounding political Islam across…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • Municipal Politics in Turkey

    Local Government and Party Organisation, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Joppien

    There is a large and growing literature on Turkish politics in general, and the AKP in particular. However, local government and party organization, although very important topics, are strikingly understudied. This book compares local politics in two Central Anatolian cities, Konya and Eskişehir,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Tunisia's International Relations since the 'Arab Spring'

    Transition Inside and Out, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tasnim Abderrahim, Laura-Theresa Krüger, Salma Besbes, Katharina McLarren

    When popular protests started in Tunisia in late 2010, few anticipated the implications these events would have for the entire Arab region. In the following years, this region witnessed deep changes, increased divisions, and even failing states. Meanwhile, Tunisia managed to assert itself as a new…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • The Jewish Origins of Israeli Foreign Policy

    A Study in Tradition and Survival, 1st Edition

    By Shmuel Sandler

    The conventional understanding of Israeli foreign policy has been that it is a relatively new phenomenon, with some claiming that the ‘Jewish People’ is an invention by mid-19th century Jewish historians, or simply an ‘imagined community’. This book disputes these claims by demonstrating that the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Arabia and the Gulf

    From Traditional Society to Modern States: Essays in Honour of M.A. Shaban's 60th Birthday (16th November 1986), 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Richard Netton

    The transformation of Arabia and the Gulf States from traditional societies to modern states has been one of the most remarkable developments of the twentieth century. In the space of just a few decades many of these countries have gone from being among the least developed countries of the world to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • The Myth of Arab Piracy in the Gulf

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Al-Qasimi

    The British became the dominant power in the Arab Gulf in the late eighteenth century. The conventional view has justified British imperial expansion in the Gulf region because of the need to supress Arab piracy. This book, first published in 1988, challenges the myth of piracy and argues that its…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gulf

  • Bahrain and the Gulf

    Past, Perspectives and Alternative Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey B. Nugent, Theodore H. Thomas

    After the oil discoveries of the early 1930s, Bahrain rapidly became an oil exporting country with a relatively high income per capita. More recently Bahrain has succeeded in diversifying its oil dominated economy by developing regional banking and other services, and a variety of light and heavy…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gulf

  • The Creation of Qatar

    1st Edition

    By Rosemarie Said Zahlan

    This book, first published in 1979, was the first political and social history of Qatar. Its main thrust is to provide the reader with a description and identification of the processes and forces that have contributed to change and continuity in Qatari society. A concise and relevant history of the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gulf

  • The Economies of the Arabian Gulf

    A Statistical Source Book, 1st Edition

    By Atif A. Kubursi

    This book, first published in 1984, examines the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and UAE. Culturally, historically, geographically and politically the GCC countries represent a rare instance of regional homogeneity and they face similar problems…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gulf

  • The Gulf Crisis and its Global Aftermath

    1st Edition

    By Gad Barzilai, Aharon Klieman, Gil Shidlo

    The crisis in the Gulf of 1990-1 affected more than just the regional powers in the area. Rippling outward, its military, economic and political effects were felt throughout the international political system, testing US steadfastness in the face of Saddam Hussein’s political survival, European…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gulf

  • The Arab Gulf and the West

    1st Edition

    Edited by B.R. Pridham

    For many decades the Arab Gulf was considered to be a Western – particularly British – sphere of influence. Much has changed in recent years: the states in the region have come to control their own destinies much more, and Britain has been supplanted by the US as the Western country with the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gulf

  • The Gulf Stock Exchange Crash

    The Rise and Fall of the Souq Al-Manakh, 1st Edition

    By Fida Darwiche

    The collapse of Souq Al-Manakh in Kuwait in August 1982 was the most spectacular financial crash of recent years. The market had developed as a parallel stock exchange dealing in the shares of Gulf companies not resident in Kuwait. Fuelled by manic speculation, the market grew at a phenomenal rate…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gulf

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