Middle East Politics Products

  • Routledge Handbook on Human Rights and the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Chase

    Recent events such as ‘Iran’s Green Revolution’ and the ‘Arab Uprisings’ have exploded notions that human rights are irrelevant to Middle Eastern and North African politics. Increasingly seen as a global concern, human rights are at the fulcrum of the region’s on-the-ground politics, transnational…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A Political Economy of Arab Education

    Policies and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

    The failure of reform policies in areas of critical importance to Arab populations such as health and education played a central role in igniting the Arab Awakening, yet this policy perspective has been largely absent from recent studies of the region. Arab regimes most reliant on repression to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey

    From Ottoman Rule to AKP, 1st Edition

    By Efrat Aviv

    The Jewish community in Turkey today is very diverse with extremely different views as to whether Jews are reluctant or enthusiastic about living in Turkey. Many see themselves primarily as Turks and only then as Jews, while some believe quite the opposite. Some deny there are any expressions of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Ethnicity and Elections in Turkey

    Party Politics and the Mobilization of Swing Voters, 1st Edition

    By Gul Akdag

    Ethnicity and Elections in Turkey attempts to understand the mobilization strategies of incumbent parties to consolidate and increase their support among swing voters of an ethnic group. By analyzing the strategy of AKP on voters of Kurdish origin, it investigates the conditions under which it can…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Egyptian Foreign Policy From Mubarak to Morsi

    Against the National Interest, 1st Edition

    By Nael Shama

    Egyptian Foreign Policy from Mubarak to Morsi explores an area rarely touched upon by researchers, the relationship between regime security and the national interest. Concentrating on Egyptian foreign policy under President Hosni Mubarak, this book analyses how it was used to bolster his internal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Islamism and the West

    From "Cultural Attack" to "Missionary Migrant", 1st Edition

    By Uriya Shavit

    Offering a unique analysis of Islamist ideology, Islamism and the West attempts to explain how- and why-mainstream Islamist leaders have, for the past century, developed and canonized theories which depict theWest as engaged in a sophisticated conspiracy to undermine Muslim identity by cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Circassian Diaspora in Turkey

    A Political History, 1st Edition

    By Zeynel Besleney

    A North Caucasian ethnic group that has been largely obscured in world history as a result of their expulsion from their homeland by Tsarist Russia in the 1860s, Circassians now comprise significant communities not only in the Northwest Caucasus but also in Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Europe and the US.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Kurdish Liberation Movement in Iraq

    From Insurgency to Statehood, 1st Edition

    By Yaniv Voller

    Investigating the transformation of the Kurdish liberation movement in Iraq this book explores its development from an armed guerrilla movement, engaged in a war for liberation with the government in Baghdad, into the government of a de facto Kurdish state known as the Kurdistan Regional Government…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue

    The Formulation of a Policy, 1948-1956, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Tovy

    Examining the development of Israel’s policy toward the Palestinian refugee issue, this book spans the period following the first Arab-Israeli War until the mid-1950s, when the basic principles of Israel’s policy were finalized.Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue outlines and analyzes the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Iraqi Kurdistan, the PKK and International Relations

    Theory and Ethnic Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Hannes Černy

    Due to its primacy in explaining issues of war and peace in the international arena, the discipline of International Relations (IR) looms large in analyses of and responses to ethnic conflict in academia, politics and popular media – in particular with respect to contemporary conflicts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Iran and the Nuclear Question

    History and Evolutionary Trajectory, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Homayounvash

    Spanning over a period of more than five decades since its inception, Iran’s nuclear programme is the most protracted civilian nuclear program in the world and one of the most politicized projects in Iran’s history.'Iran and the Nuclear Question' offers a historiographical portrait of Iran’s early…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Foreign Relations of the GCC Countries

    Shifting Global and Regional Dynamics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eman Ragab, Silvia Colombo

    This book examines the foreign policies of the GCC countries six years after the Arab uprisings, in terms of drivers, narratives, actions and outcomes, paying particular attention to Middle Eastern countries, Iran and Western international powers. The assessment focuses on current affairs, but also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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