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  1. Islamic Law, Epistemology and Modernity

    Legal Philosophy in Contemporary Iran

    By Ashk Dahlen

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    This study analyses the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occurring in contemporary Iran. As the characteristic features of traditional epistemic considerations have a direct bearing on the modern development of Islamic legal thought, the contemporary...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Discourse of Palestinian-Israeli Relations

    Persistent Analytics and Practices

    Edited by Sean F. McMahon

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    Many observers have portrayed the Oslo Process as a milestone in the peacemaking process between Palestinians and Israelis. In this controversial and groundbreaking new work, McMahon challenges the interpretation of the Oslo Process as a breakthrough or new beginning in Palestinian-Israeli...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Accidental Tourist, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, and the British Invasion of Egypt in 1882

    By Michael Berdine

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    This fascinating account highlights the extent the world's major powers will go to as they seek to insure their own interests and agendas, despite the wishes of those whose countries they invade and occupy. The Accidental Tourist profiles Wilfrid Scawen Blunt's involvement in the so-called Arabi...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Legislating Authority

    Sin and Crime in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey

    By Ruth Miller

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    Legislation Authority addresses issues of law, state violence, and state authority within the Ottoman and Turkish context....

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. War and Migration

    Social Networks and Economic Strategies of the Hazaras of Afghanistan

    By Alessandro Monsutti

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    Focusing on the case of the Hazaras, a population from central Afghanistan, this book shows how migration studies and transnationalism are at the heart of theoretical and methodological debates which animate anthropology....

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Palestinian Identity in Jordan and Israel

    The Necessary "Others" in the Making of a Nation

    By Riad M. Nasser

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    The book examines the process of national identity formation. It argues that identity, whether of a small community, a nation, an ethnic group, or a religious community, requires an Other against whom it becomes meaningful. In other words, identity develops via difference from Others against whom...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Gender, Literacy, and Empowerment in Morocco

    By Fatima Agnaou

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    This book's concept concerns the positive correlation between literacy and women's development and empowerment in developing countries....

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Diplomacy and Displacement

    Reconsidering the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations, 1922–1934

    By Onur Yildirim

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    This study presents a comprehensive, balanced and factually grounded narrative of the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations as a historic event that has been the subject of much distortion in the historiographical traditions of nationalist lore in Greece and Turkey, as well as in scholarly...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Organizations, Gender and the Culture of Palestinian Activism in Haifa, Israel

    By Elizabeth Faier

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    This book, based on 25 months of anthropological fieldwork, examines activists and activism in Palestinian nongovernmental organizations in Israel. It concentrates on the ways organizations enable certain processes of self-identification based on activists' constructions of modernity....

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Palestine and the Gulf States

    The Presence at the Table

    By Rosemarie Said Zahlan

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    This final book from Rosemarie Said Zahlan, renowned scholar of Middle East Politics and History, explores the relationships between Palestine and the Gulf since the 1930s. These relationships have ebbed and flowed, crisscrossed barriers and events, and taken on different forms. They...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

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