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  1. State and Religion in the Arab World

    Edited by Khair El-Din Haseeb

    This collection focuses on the controversial relationship between religion and the state within the Arab Spring context and the evolving debates on democratic transition. In this book, democracy is not questionable; it is hailed by all those vocal on the political scene. The array of opinions...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Movements in Post-Communist Europe and Russia

    Edited by Kerstin Jacobsson, Steven Saxonberg

    This volume provides a much needed update on the state of civil society in post-communist Europe and Russia more than two decades after the fall of the communist regimes. The chapters offer new perspectives on social movement strategies in post-communist Central-Eastern Europe and Russia. The...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Landmarks in Modern Latin American Fiction (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Philip Swanson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the 1960s, there occurred amongst Latin American writers a sudden explosion of literary activity known as the ‘Boom’. It marked an increase in the production and availability of innovative and experimental novels. But the ‘Boom’ of the 1960s should not be taken as the only flowering of Latin...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Egypt's Long Revolution

    Protest Movements and Uprisings

    By Maha Abdelrahman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    The millions of Egyptians who returned to the heart of Cairo and Egypt’s other major cities for 18 days until the eventual toppling of the Mubarak regime were orderly without an organisation, inspired without a leader, and single-minded without one guiding political ideology. This book examines the...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Mansour Nasasra, Sophie Richter-Devroe, Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder, Richard Ratcliffe

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism brings together new scholarship to challenge perceived paradigms, often dominated by orientalist, modernist or developmentalist assumptions on the Naqab Bedouin. The past decade has witnessed a change in both the wider knowledge production on, and political...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora

    Secularism, Religion, Representations

    Edited by Claire Chambers, Caroline Herbert

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Literary, cinematic and media representations of the disputed category of the ‘South Asian Muslim’ have undergone substantial change in the last few decades and particularly since the events of September 11, 2001. Here we find the first book-length critical analysis of these representations of...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Change and Development in the Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in honour of W.B. Fisher

    Edited by Clarke I. John, Bowen-Jones Howard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Middle East is a region of great traditional diversity, which has been characterized by immense political, social and economic changes, still developing over thirty years after the title’s original publication. A group of oil-rich countries have achieved great political significance and some of...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Arab Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Continuity and Change

    By Samih K. Farsoun

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Arab world has long been subjected to super-power rivalry for influence and control. The area has been characterized by bloody conflict with Israel and the internal instability that has been particularly prevalent in the last few years. Whilst these political struggles have been highly visible...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook

    2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-Heng Sheng Ma, Baozhang He, Pei-Chia Chen

    Series: Modern Grammar Workbooks

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practice everyday functions such as making...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African Demography

    Edited by Clifford O. Odimegwu, John Kekovole

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic changes, trends, patterns and consequences in the region. Interdisciplinary, comprehensive,...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge