Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

This new series seeks to examine the various developments and changes in contemporary Middle East society. From a variety of disciplinary approaches it includes books on issues such as globalization, the impact of economic, religious and political change on people’s lives, the family and gender relations in the region.

  • A Political Economy of Arab Education

    Policies and Comparative Perspectives

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
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  • The War in Darfur

    Reclaiming Sudanese History

    By Anders Hastrup

    No other crisis in Africa has received as much attention in the West during the past 10 years as the war in Darfur, yet the underlying complexities of the war and the background to the crisis remains poorly understood by scholars, activists and aid workers. This anthropological study of the war in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
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  • Israeli Identity

    Between Orient and Occident

    Edited by David Tal

    For many years before and after the establishment of the state of Israel, the belief that Israel is a western state remained unchallenged. This belief was founded on the predominantly western composition of the pre-statehood Jewish community known as the Yishuv. The relatively homogenous membership…

    Hardback – 2013-06-27
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  • Education in Afghanistan

    Developments, Influences and Legacies Since 1901

    By Yahia Baiza

    A comprehensive and up to date study of the history of education in Afghanistan since 1901, this book demonstrates how modern education emerged and charts its fluctuating process of development, regression and destruction. Combining historical and contemporary analysis of key international and&…

    Hardback – 2013-04-22
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