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New and Published Books

  1. Youth Rising?

    The Politics of Youth in the Global Economy

    By Mayssoun Sukarieh, Stuart Tannock

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Over the last decade, "youth" has become increasingly central to policy, development, media and public debates and conflicts across the world – whether as an ideological symbol, social category or political actor. Set against a backdrop of contemporary political economy, Youth Rising? seeks to...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. War and Intervention in Lebanon (Routledge Revivals)

    The Israeli-Syrian Deterrence Dialogue

    By Yair Evron

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Despite the bitter conflict that divided Jerusalem and Damascus, a fascinating process of indirect – through the United States – and tacit understandings emerged with regard to Lebanon in the 1970s. This derived largely from the Israeli deterrence posture which held in check Syrian military...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Holy Wars (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism

    By Dilip Hiro

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    To some, Islamic Fundamentalism means the restoration of a true religion. To others, it is a politics that stands apart from capitalism and socialism. To many Westerners, particularly in the past decade, it has come to constitute a threat to established order and international security. There can...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Inside the Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    By Dilip Hiro

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1982, Inside the Middle East is a definitive study of the region. It provides a clear, concise description of the complex social, political and economic life of the Middle East. Beginning with an outline of the birth and growth of Islam in the Arabian Peninsula and the history of...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Superpower Intervention in the Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Mangold

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Strategically placed on the global chess board, as well as controlling vast oil resources, the Middle East was one of the main theatres of Cold War. In the 1950s the Soviet Union had taken advantage of Arab Nationalists’ disillusion with British and French Imperialism, along with the emerging...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ibn Al-Arabi and Islamic Intellectual Culture

    From Mysticism to Philosophy

    By Caner K Dagli

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This book explores the relationship between mysticism and philosophy in Islamic intellectual life by tracing the history of the concept of “oneness of being” (wa?dat al-wujud) in the school of Ibn al-?Arabi. The book explores how the conceptual language used by early mystical writers became...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Ralph Bunche and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Mediation and the UN, 1947-1949

    By Elad Ben-Dror

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    The book presents the fascinating story of Bunche the man within the frame tale of the UN’s initial involvement in Palestine between 1947 and 1949. During those years, the UN had a decisive influence on the history of the country and on the Arab-Israeli conflict. Bunche played an extremely...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. God, Jews and the Media

    Religion and Israel’s Media

    By Yoel Cohen

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    In order to understand contemporary Jewish identity in the twenty-first century, one needs to look beyond the Synagogue, the holy days and Jewish customs and law to explore such modern phenomena as mass media and their impact upon Jewish existence. This book delves into the complex relationship...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. North Africa’s Arab Spring

    Edited by George Joffé

    This book addresses issues surrounding the evolution of the Arab Spring in North Africa. After a general introduction and explanation of the events on a region-wide basis, it turns to examine aspects of each of the countries concerned. The role of the Muslim Brotherhood during the Nasser regime and...

    Published August 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 August 20th 2014 by Routledge