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  1. Pakistan in National and Regional Change

    State and Society in Flux

    Edited by C. Christine Fair, Shaun Gregory

    Pakistan is one of the most important states in the international system and a key concern of western security. This collection identifies a set of national and regional/international trends which will be critical in determining the medium to long-term stability and cohesion of Pakistan, yet which...

    Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Religious Authority and Political Thought in Twelver Shi'ism

    From Ali to Post-Khomeini

    By Hamid Mavani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Islam

    Ranging from the time of the infallible Imams, to the contemporary era, this book provides a comprehensive overview of Shi’i religious and political authority, focusing on Iran and Lebanon, without limiting the discourse to Khomeini’s version of an Islamic State. Utilising untapped Arabic and...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Islamists and Secularists in Egypt

    Opposition, Conflict & Cooperation

    By Dina Shehata

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    In a detailed analysis of the continued survival of authoritarian governments in the Arab world, this book uses Egypt as a case study to address the timely and complex issue of democratization in the Middle East. This book examines how relations between different actors in the Egyptian opposition...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Turkish Politics and the Rise of the AKP

    Dilemmas of Institutionalization and Leadership Strategy

    By Arda Can Kumbaracibasi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been in power since 2002. This book is the first book-length analysis to chart the rise and development of the party from its Islamist roots through to government, analysing in particular its internal organisation and dynamics. Since its foundation...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Islamic Political and Social Movements

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    The growing importance of Islam in the world coincides with the growing interest by scholars in understanding Islam as a religion and its political and social influences. The geographic scope of Islam goes far beyond the Middle East, ranging from the Far East to sub-Saharan Africa.There is a vast...

    Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Democracy and Violence

    Global Debates and Local Challenges

    Edited by John Schwarzmantel, Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar

    Illustrated most dramatically by the events of 9/11 and the subsequent ‘war on terror’, violence represents a challenge to democratic politics and to the establishment of liberal-democratic regimes. Liberal-democracies have themselves not hesitated to use violence and restrict civil liberties as a...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Russia and the World

    The Internal-External Nexus

    Edited by Natasha Kuhrt

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This volume brings together analyses of key domestic, foreign and security policy issues during the Putin and Medvedev administrations. Indeed, the chapters demonstrate the extent to which domestic and foreign policy issues are inextricably linked, in particular in the domain of security, whether '...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Schools of Qur'anic Exegesis

    Genesis and Development

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Qur’anic exegesis has become the battleground of political Islam and theological conflict among various Muslim schools of thought. Using comparative and contrastive methodology, examples from the Qur'an are investigated in the light of various theological views to delineate the birth, development...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Religion and Democratizations

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives: Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy; Religious traditions may be multi-vocal – but at any moment there may be dominant voices more or...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Heritage of Soviet Oriental Studies

    Edited by Michael Kemper, Stephan Conermann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines the Russian/Soviet intellectual tradition of Oriental and Islamic studies, which comprised a rich body of knowledge especially on Central Asia and the Caucasus. The Soviet Oriental tradition was deeply linked to politics – probably even more than other European ‘Orientalisms’. It...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge