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Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

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  1. Russia–Iran Relations Since the End of the Cold War

    By Eric D. Moore

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book presents a comprehensive, systematic analysis of Russia– Iran relations in the period following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. It discusses the key areas – such as trade, arms sales, nuclear developments, and potential areas of friction in the Caspian Sea – where co-operation...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World

    Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women’s veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these controversies – secularism versus religious belief, individual freedom versus social or...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Muslim Family Law in Western Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Adjudicating Family Law in Muslim Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    While there are many books on Islamic family law, the literature on its enforcement is scarce. This book focuses on how Islamic family law is interpreted and applied by judges in a range of Muslim countries – Sunni and Shi'a, as well as Arab and non-Arab. It thereby aids the understanding of...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Secret Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations in Oslo

    Their Success and Why the Process Ultimately Failed

    By Sven Behrendt

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The Oslo secret negotiations from 1992 to 1993 were some of the most astonishing and also successful negotiations in the Middle East, leading to the mutual recognition between the PLO and Israel. Through an in-depth examination of the Oslo negotiations, this book argues that at the core of the...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The International Politics of the Red Sea

    By Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Emma C. Murphy

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This pioneering book is the first comprehensive study of the Red Sea as a sub-region of the international system in its own right. Examining the international politics of the Red Sea region from the Cold War to the present day, it argues that the Red Sea area demonstrates the characteristics of a...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Iran-Turkey Relations, 1979-2011

    Conceptualising the Dynamics of Politics, Religion and Security in Middle-Power States

    By Suleyman Elik

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Both Turkey and Iran are large and important countries in the Middle East; how these two countries relate to each other is of crucial importance both for the region and for the wider world. This book explores the diplomatic, security and energy relations of these two middle power states since 1979,...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Iran and the International System

    Edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Reza Molavi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Much attention in the West has focused on Iran as a problem country. This book challenges the representations of Iran as a hostile regional power led by ideologues, and goes further by discussing how international relations are viewed from inside Iran itself, outlining the factors which underpin...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Palestinian Christians in Israel

    State Attitudes towards Non-Muslims in a Jewish State

    By Una McGahern

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Although Christians form a significant proportion of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel, very little research has, until now, been undertaken to examine their complicated position within Israel. This book demonstrates the limits of analyses which characterise state-minority relations in Israel...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. China-Saudi Arabia Relations, 1990-2012

    Marriage of Convenience or Strategic Alliance?

    By Naser M. Al-Tamimi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book focuses on the relationship established between China, the world’s second largest economy, and Saudi Arabia, the world’s top oil exporter. Due to Saudi Arabia’s dominance of the world oil market, China is increasingly focusing its attention on the Saudi Arabia as a reliable oil supplier...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge