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Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

Series Editor: Anoushiravan Ehteshami

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  1. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge