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  1. Iraqi Arab Nationalism

    Authoritarian, Totalitarian and Pro-Fascist Inclinations, 1932–1941

    By Peter Wien

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    Peter Wien presents a provocative discussion on the history of Iraq and the growth of nationalism during the 1930s and early 1940s. He deconstructs the established view that a large proportion of the nationalist movement in Iraq during this period was heavily influenced by Nazi Germany, arguing...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Democratization in the Muslim World

    Changing Patterns of Authority and Power

    Edited by Frederic Volpi, Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book examines the role that political Islam plays in processes of democratization in the Muslim world, detailing the political processes that facilitate the collective learning of democratic ways of solving the practical problems of those polities. Democratization in the Muslim World...

    Published December 4th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Making of Modern Iran

    State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941

    Edited by Dr Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    This collection of essays, by a distinguished group of specialists, offers a new and exciting interpretation of Riza Shah's Iran. A period of key importance, the years between 1921-1941 have, until now, remained relatively neglected. Recently, however, there has been a marked revival of interest in...

    Published November 16th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Political Economy of Saudi Arabia

    By Tim Niblock, Monica Malik

    With Saudi Arabia being of immense importance both politically and economically in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed, broad ranging survey of the development of the Saudi economy from the 1960s to the present day. Written by a highly reputable author, the book includes an analysis...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Search for Security in Post-Taliban Afghanistan

    By Cyrus Hodes, Mark Sedra

    Series: Adelphi series

    By the middle of 2007, Afghans had become increasingly disillusioned with a state-building process that had failed to deliver the peace dividend that they were promised. For many Afghans, the most noticeable change in their lives since the fall of the Taliban has been an acute deterioration in...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Quran and the Secular Mind

    A Philosophy of Islam

    By Shabbir Akhtar

    This book is concerned with the rationality and plausibility of the Muslim faith and the Qur'an, and in particular how they can be interrogated and understood through Western analytical philosophy. It also explores how Islam can successfully engage with the challenges posed by secular thinking. The...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  7. Iran in the 21st Century

    Politics, Economics & Conflict

    Edited by Homa Katouzian, Hossein Shahidi

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Iran is an ancient country, an oil-exporting economy and an Islamic Republic. It experienced two full-scale revolutions in the twentieth century, the latter of which had large and important regional and international consequences, including an eight-year war with Saddam Hussein’s Iraq....

    Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Political Road to War with Iraq

    Bush, 9/11 and the Drive to Overthrow Saddam

    By Nick Ritchie, Paul Rogers

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume explores in close detail the events and factors leading up to the second Gulf War in 2003 and considers whether war with Iraq was inevitable. Nick Ritchie and Paul Rogers argue that after the election of George W. Bush, conflict between Iraq and the United States was probable, and that...

    Published September 21st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Islam and Political Legitimacy

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh, Abdullah Saeed

    Akbarzadeh and Saeed explore one of the most challenging issues facing the Muslim world: the Islamisation of political power. They present a comparative analysis of Muslim societies in West, South, Central and South East Asia and highlight the immediacy of the challenge for the political leadership...

    Published May 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  10. Everyday Economic Practices

    The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices

    By Savinna Chowdhury

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book brings to the forefront the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policymaking. Chowdhury's objective in unearthing these diverse activities is two-fold. She demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as "capitalism...

    Published January 22nd 2007 by Routledge