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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Islamic Entrepreneurship

    By Rasem N. Kayed, M. Kabir Hassan

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book discusses the idea that there is a specific Islamic form of entrepreneurship. Based on extensive original research amongst small and medium sized enterprises in Saudi Arabia, it shows how businesses are started and how they grow in the context of an Islamic economy and society. It argues...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Social and Gender Inequality in Oman

    The Power of Religious and Political Tradition

    By Khalid M. Al-Azri

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Looking at the social, political and legal changes in Oman since 1970, this book challenges the Islamic and tribal traditional cultural norms relating to marriage, divorce and women’s rights which guide social and legal practice in the modern Omani state. The book argues that despite the...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Sudanese Communist Party

    Ideology and Party Politics

    By Tareq Y. Ismael

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book serves as a case study of the Sudanese Communist Party and its impact as a grassroots movement that championed the Sudanese people. It accomplishes this by providing a rich narrative that details the SCP's inception, main players, important milestones and values of the Party. In this...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Contested Sudan

    The Political Economy of War and Reconstruction

    By Ibrahim Elnur

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Since gaining independence in 1956, Sudan has endured a troubled history, including the longest civil war in African history in Southern Sudan and more recent conflicts such as the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. This book explores this history of ensuing conflict, examining why Sudan failed to...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Monetary Union in the Gulf

    Prospects for a Single Currency in the Arabian Peninsula

    By Emilie Rutledge

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    At a time of momentous shifts in the balance of world economic forces epitomized by the current oil price boom, the weakening US dollar and the global credit crunch; the meteoric rise of the Arabian peninsula cannot be understated. Neither, therefore, can their planned monetary union. As key...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Islands and International Politics in the Persian Gulf

    The Abu Musa and Tunbs in Strategic Context

    By Kourosh Ahmadi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The position of the Persian Gulf as the main highway between East and West has long given this region special significance both within the Middle East and in global affairs more generally. This book examines the history of international relations in the Gulf since the 1820s as great powers such as...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. China's Relations with Arabia and the Gulf 1949-1999

    By Mohamed Mousa Mohamed Ali Bin Huwaidin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book provides a detailed analysis of China's foreign policy towards the Gulf and Arabian peninsula region from the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to the end of the 20th century. Based on extensive original research, it looks at the relations between China and each of...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Iraq, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World

    Edited by Ali Paya, John L Esposito

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Iraq, democracy and Islam are powerful global forces which shape not only many aspects of the lives of Muslims, but the lives of other citizens of the world as well. This book explores many of the challenging questions posed by the interconnections between these three forces, concentrating on...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge