Middle East Politics Products

  • Islamism, Populism, and Turkish Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Burak Bilgehan Özpek, Bill Park

    This comprehensive volume analyses the phenomena of populism and Islamism in Turkey under Justice and Development Party (JDP) rule since 2002, and its impact on the country’s foreign policy. The authors seek to identify the meanings of ‘populism’ and ‘Islamism’ in the Turkish context and their…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26

  • Routledge Handbook on Middle East Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anders Jägerskog, Michael Schulz, Ashok Swain

    Routledge Handbook on Middle East Security provides the first comprehensive look at Middle East security issues that includes both traditional and emerging security threats. Taking a broad perspective on security, the volume offers both analysis grounded in the ‘hard’ military and state security…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18

  • Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06

  • ISIS

    Ideology, Symbolics, and Counter Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Masood Ashraf Raja

    Relying on a thorough understanding of the role of ideology, discourse, and framing, this volume discusses ISIS as an Islamist ideological organization, and examines its philosophical scaffolding within the material conditions produced by neoliberal capital. As Raja asserts, it is this nexus of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Rethinking Statehood in the Middle East and North Africa

    Security, Sovereignty and New Political Orders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abel Polese, Ruth Hanau Santini

    Alternative forms of government and statehood exist in the Middle East and North African regions. The chapters in this volume demonstrate this and explore the notion of power from a non-statist perspective, highlighting the limits of states and their governance. Using empirical evidence from Syria…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29

  • The Russians in Israel

    A New Ethnic Group in a Tribal Society, 1st Edition

    By Majid Ibrahim Al-Haj

    This book constitutes the first systematic and critical discussion of questions of immigration and society in Israel from a global perspective. The comprehensive study covers the 30-year period since the beginning of the immigrant influx from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s and incorporates…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey

    Ottomanism, Nationalism and Multiculturalism, 1st Edition

    By Serhun Al

    Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey tackles a theoretical puzzle in understanding the state policy changes toward minorities and nationhood, first by placing the state in the historical context of the international system and second by unpacking the state through analysis of …

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • Hegemony and Resistance around the Iranian Nuclear Programme

    Analysing Chinese, Russian and Turkish Foreign Policies, 1st Edition

    By Moritz Pieper

    The Iranian nuclear crisis is a proxy arena for competing visions about the functioning of international relations. This book is the first to provide comprehensive and comparative analyses to conceptualise the interaction between ‘hegemonic structures’ and those actors resisting them using the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • The Failure of Democracy in Iraq

    Religion, Ideology and Sectarianism, 1st Edition

    By Hamid Alkifaey

    The Failure of Democracy in Iraq studies democratization in post-2003 Iraq, which has so far failed, due mainly to cultural and religious reasons. There are other factors, such as the legacy of the dictatorial regime, exclusionary policies, the problem of stateness, interference by regional powers,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    The politics of stalemate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karl Cordell, Brendan O'Leary, Stefan Wolff

    The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is one of the longest unresolved conflicts of modern times. It has brought about the early and violent deaths of tens of thousands of people, and blighted the lives of millions more. It is symbiotically linked to the wider crises that continue to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank

    The Theatrics of Woeful Statecraft, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Pace, Somdeep Sen

    The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank explores the manner in which the Palestinian Authority’s performative acts affect and shape the lives and subjective identities of those in its vicinity in the occupied West Bank. The nature of Palestinians’ statelessness has to contend with the rituals of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

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