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Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

This series is concerned with recent political developments in the region. It will have a range of different approaches and include both single authored monographs and edited volumes covering issues such as international relations, foreign intervention, security, political Islam, democracy, ideology and public policy.

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21-30 of 71 results in Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics
  1. Urbicide in Palestine

    Spaces of Oppression and Resilience

    By Nurhan Abujidi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Exploring the way urbicide is used to un/re-make Palestine, as well as how it is employed as a tool of spatial dispossession and control, this book examines contemporary political violence and destruction in the context of colonial projects in Palestine. The broader framework of the book is...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Transitional Justice and Human Rights in Morocco

    Negotiating the Years of Lead

    By Fadoua Loudiy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book examines the Moroccan experience of transitional justice, more specifically the negotiation of the legacy of the period commonly referred to as the Years of Lead. This period of Moroccan history roughly spans from the early 1960s to 1999 during which thousands of citizens were arbitrarily...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Israeli Nationalism

    Social conflicts and the politics of knowledge

    By Uri Ram

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The question of nationalism centres around the political, social, and cultural ways by which the concept and practice of a nation is constructed, and what it means to its various bearers. This book examines the issue of Jewish-Israeli nationalism, combining a sociological study of national culture...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Arab Minority Nationalism in Israel

    The Politics of Indigeneity

    By Amal Jamal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    National minorities and their behaviour have become a central topic in comparative politics in the last few decades. Using the relationship between the state of Israel and the Arab national minority as a case study, this book provides a thorough examination of minority nationalism and...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Iran-Iraq War

    Antecedents and Conflict Escalation

    By Jerome Donovan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    In a tradition that dates back to the time of Thucydides, and the Peloponnesian War, the systematic examination of conflict and war has long been a preoccupation of political scientists seeking to resolve the enduring question: Why do wars occur? This study directly engages this question with a...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Kemalism

    From Universal Secular-Humanism to Extreme Turkish Nationalism

    By Toni Alaranta

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The nature and content of Kemalist ideology in Turkey during the last twenty years is analysed in this book. In order to place the current manifestations of this Turkish official modernising ideology in the two-part context of globalisation and the re-sacralisation of the world, Contemporary...

    Published January 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Truth Management in Saudi Arabia

    By Afshin Shahi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Exploring the management of ‘truth’ in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, this book aims to investigate the ways in which the official ‘truth’ is constructed and institutionalised in the country. The Politics of Truth Management in Saudi Arabia argues that there are two interrelated notions which...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Ethnic Politics in Israel

    The Margins and the Ashkenazi Centre

    By As'ad Ghanem

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book offers an analysis on contemporary Israeli democracy, examining in particular society and politics from the perspectives of the different ethnic groups outside of the Ashkenazi mainstream. The book explores the political expressions of the secondary groups in Israel (Mizrahim, Religious,...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Surveillance and Control in Israel/Palestine

    Population, Territory and Power

    Edited by Elia Zureik, David Lyon, Yasmeen Abu-Laban

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Surveillance is always a means to an end, whether that end is influence, management or entitlement. This book examines the several layers of surveillance that control the Palestinian population in Israel and the Occupied Territories, showing how they operate, how well they work, how they are...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Egyptian Foreign Policy From Mubarak to Morsi

    Against the National Interest

    By Nael Shama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Egyptian Foreign Policy from Mubarak to Morsi explores an area rarely touched upon by researchers, the relationship between regime security and the national interest. Concentrating on Egyptian foreign policy under President Hosni Mubarak, this book analyses how it was used to bolster his internal...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge