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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 142 new and published books in the subject of Middle East Society — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Judicial Reform and Reorganization in 20th Century Iran

    State-Building, Modernization and Islamicization

    By Majid Mohammadi

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    Iran is now at the center of political and social developments in the Middle East. This book examines the reform of the judicial system in 20th century Iran and is the first to relate state-building process with rule of law promotion and judicial reform in the region. This subject occupies the...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines how civil society actors operate under authoritarian constraints, and examines how this is linked to regime change. This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Arabic in the City

    Issues in Dialect Contact and Language Variation

    Edited by Catherine Miller, Enam Al-Wer, Dominique Caubet, Janet C.E. Watson

    Series: Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

    Filling a gap in the literature currently available on the topic, this edited collection is the first examination of the interplay between urbanization, language variation and language change in fifteen major Arab cities. The Arab world presents very different types and degrees of urbanization,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Iranian Intellectuals

    1997–2007

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian society. A cross section of opinion is investigated, including the clerical (‘Ali Khameneh...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Grievance Administration (Sikayet) in an Ottoman Province

    The Kaymakam of Rumelia's 'Record Book of Complaints' of 1781-1783

    By Michael Ursinus

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The 'Record Book of Complaints', from the office of the governor-general (beylerbey) of Rumelia, is an exceptional manuscript of the Ottoman archive. It offers a unique insight into the experience of Ottoman administration in the most important province of Ottoman Europe, Rumelia. For the first...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Religious Strife in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    Crisis and Ideological Conflict in the Seventies

    By Nadia Ramsis Farah

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    This critical analysis investigates the causes that brought about one of the most tumultuous periods in modern Egyptian history – the clashes between the Muslims and Copts during the 1970s. A unique retrospective, it features probing interviews with Egyptian intellectuals, writers, political and...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Soccer in the Middle East
    Edited by Alon Raab, Issam Khalidi
    To Be Published September 24th 2014
  2. Nomads in Postrevolutionary Iran: The Qashqa'i in an Era of Change
    By Lois Beck
    To Be Published September 28th 2014
  3. Everyday Economic Practices: The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices
    By Savinna Chowdhury
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  4. Women and the Israeli Occupation: The Politics of Change
    By Tamar Mayer
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  5. Gender, Women and the Arab Spring
    Edited by Andrea Khalil
    To Be Published November 6th 2014

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