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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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51-60 of 68 results in Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics
  1. The UN and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    American Hegemony and UN Intervention since 1947

    By Danilo Di Mauro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book provides a comprehensive empirical analysis of the United Nations intervention in the Arab-Israeli conflict since 1947. In his structured and exhaustive analysis, the author presents a long term perspective on the UN intervention in the conflict and explains its evolution during the...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Regime Stability in Saudi Arabia

    The Challenge of Succession

    By Stig Stenslie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book examines the structure of political power amongst elites inside Saudi Arabia and how they might cope with the very serious challenge posed by succession. Presenting a new and refreshing theoretical approach that links elite integration with regime stability, the author shows that the...

    Published November 25th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Saudi Maritime Policy

    Integrated Governance

    By Hatim Al-Bisher, Selina Stead, Tim Gray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Because marine governance in most countries is sectoral, maritime policies are frequently fragmented, reactive, and even contradictory, meaning that marine resources are underutilized and poorly protected. To avoid these problems, the concept of integrated national maritime policy (INMP) has been...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Politics and Violence in Israel/Palestine

    Democracy versus Military Rule

    By Lev Luis Grinberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The Israeli regime is a paradox. Considered a democracy, it has no recognized borders and controls the majority of Palestinians by military rule, while the resistance of non-citizen Palestinians exerts major influence over politics and policies. Drawing on detailed academic research and a broad...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Islamism, Democracy and Liberalism in Turkey

    The Case of the AKP

    By William Hale, Ergun Ozbudun

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The Justice and Development Party (AKP) were elected to power in 2002 and since then Turkish politics has undergone considerable change. This book is a comprehensive analysis of the AKP, in terms not just of its ideological agenda, but also of its social basis and performance in office in the main...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The United States and Iran

    Sanctions, Wars and the Policy of Dual Containment

    By Sasan Fayazmanesh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    When and why did the United States policy of containment of Iran come about? How did it evolve? Where is it going? Much has been said about the US policy of dual containment, particularly as it pertains to Iraq. However, there has been little in-depth analysis of this policy when it comes to Iran....

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Civil Society in Algeria

    The Political Functions of Associational Life

    By Andrea Liverani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Between 1987 and today Algeria has been engaged in a conflict pitching the army against Islamist guerilla groups which has killed more than 200.000 people. During the same period, Algeria also witnessed the explosion of more than 70,000 voluntary associations, making it one of the most civic-dense...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Jordanian-Israeli Relations

    The peacebuilding experience

    By Mutayyam al O'ran

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Jordan’s peace treaty with Israel was unique as it bore the promise of what was termed a "warm" peace between the two warring countries. With legitimacy provided by Madrid and Oslo, hopes for "true" peace, as the Israelis would describe it, were high. This book explores the Jordanian-Israeli...

    Published November 29th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Kemalism in Turkish Politics

    The Republican People's Party, Secularism and Nationalism

    By Sinan Ciddi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book is concerned with Turkey’s political evolution, the role of Kemalism, and why a social democratic alternative has never fully developed. Concentrating on the electoral weaknesses of the Turkish centre-left, represented by the Republican People’s Party (CHP), Sinan Ciddi examines the roles...

    Published November 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Democracy in the Arab World

    Explaining the Deficit

    Edited by Ibrahim Elbadawi, Samir Makdisi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Despite notable socio-economic development in the Arab region, a deficit in democracy and political rights has continued to prevail. This book examines the major reasons underlying the persistence of this democracy deficit over the past decades and touches on the prospects for deepening the...

    Published September 10th 2010 by Routledge