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  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Exit from Democracy

    Illiberal Governance in Turkey and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kerem Öktem, Karabekir Akkoyunlu

    Democratic government is facing unprecedented challenges at a global scale. Yet, Turkey's descent into conflict, crisis and autocracy is exceptional. Only a few years ago, the country was praised as a successful Muslim-majority democracy and a promising example of sustainable growth. In Turkey’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Kurdish Politics in Turkey

    From the PKK to the KCK, 1st Edition

    By Seevan Saeed

    In the aftermath of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the Kurds were promised their own state. However, several factors meant that this dream never became a reality, and the land of the Kurds was divided. Amid a sense of a loss of identity, the Kurds started to fight for their social and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Israel's Military Operations in Gaza

    Telegenic Lawfare and Warfare, 1st Edition

    By Marouf Hasian Jr

    Civilians in Gaza and Israel are caught up in complex, violent situations that have overstepped conventional battle lines. Both sides of the conflict have found ways to legitimate the use of violence, and continually swap accusations of violations of domestic and international humanitarian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Israel�s Foreign Policy Beyond the Arab World

    Engaging the Periphery, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Loup Samaan

    For over 60 years, Israel’s foreign policy establishment has looked at its regional policy through the lens of a geopolitical concept named "the periphery doctrine." The idea posited that due to the fundamental hostility of neighboring Arab countries, Israel ought to counterbalance this threat…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Civil Society and Political Reform in Lebanon and Libya

    Transition and constraint, 1st Edition

    By Carmen Geha

    Lebanon and Libya have undergone critical political events in recent years. However, demands for reform from civic institutions during these transitions have not led to concrete political decisions. Civil Society and Political Reform in Lebanon and Libya reveals the deeply-entrenched historical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Israel, the Arabs and Iran

    International Relations and Status Quo, 2011-2016, 1st Edition

    By Ehud Eilam

    Israel borders four states – Syria, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon, and two entities – the Palestinian authority in the West Bank and Hamas in the Gaza stip. In recent years, despite incidents on the border with Syria and Egypt, the basic strategic status quo with these countries has not changed, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Aid Paradoxes in Afghanistan

    Building and Undermining the State, 1st Edition

    By Nematullah Bizhan

    The relationship between aid and state building is highly complex and the effects of aid on weak states depend on donors’ interests, aid modalities and the recipient’s pre-existing institutional and socio-political conditions. This book argues that, in the case of Afghanistan, the country inherited…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Diasporic Activism in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Svenja Gertheiss

    With their homelands at war, can Diasporas lead the way to peace, or do they present an obstacle to conflict resolution, nurturing hate far away from those who actually fall victim to violence? And which of these roles do the Jewish and Palestinian diaspora communities play in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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