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New and Published Books

  1. Gender, Women and the Arab Spring

    Edited by Andrea Khalil

    This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa. It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and...

    Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    RLE The Economy of the Middle East brings together as one set and as individual volumes a series of previously out-of-print classic titles from a variety of imprints. With books ranging from The Arab Economy in Israel to Arab Manpower, from The Economic Development of the United Arab Emirates to...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Arab Oil Policies in the 1970s (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Opportunity and Responsibility

    By Yusuf A. Sayigh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    Until 1973 few people, either in the advanced, industrial countries or in the developing countries of the Third World, thought seriously on the issues and complexities involved in the production and marketing of the oil on which they relied. It was only with the sudden steep increases in oil prices...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Determinants of Arab Economic Development (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By Yusuf A. Sayigh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    This book explores in depth the factors determining economic development in the Arab region. The particular factors relevant to the Arab world are also set within the context of the broad political economy of underdevelopment. The factors are identified as comprising three main groups: economic,...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Economies of the Arab World (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Development since 1945

    By Yusuf A. Sayigh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    This book, a comprehensive study of twelve of the economies of key countries of the Arab world, has three main objectives: to record the developmental achievements and failings of each country; to examine the main issues arising in the drive for development; and to assess the future outlook for...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Economic Case for Palestine (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By Elias H. Tuma, Haim Darin-Drabkin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    Much has been written about the Arab–Israeli conflict, the prospects for peace or war and the eventual establishment of a Palestinian state, side by side with the state of Israel. The emphasis, however, has been on the political processes of such eventualities. The objectives of this book...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Qatar (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Development of an Oil Economy

    By Ragaei el Mallakh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    No region in the world has seen so much development activity in the last ten years as the Gulf area. Since ‘black gold’ catapulted the oil-producing countries into the limelight of the international political and economic scene, there has been a proliferation of studies on the larger exporting...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Saudi Arabia: Rush to Development (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Profile of an Energy Economy and Investment

    By Ragaei el Mallakh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    Saudi Arabia is one of the most controversial and least known of the Arab nations. A land of massive contrasts – between its densely populated cities and its vast expanses of desert; between the recent poverty of its villages and the massive wealth created by oil, which is drawing a labour force...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge