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  1. 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

  2. Iran Under the Ayatollahs (Routledge Revivals)

    By Dilip Hiro

    First published in 1985, this is a comprehensive study off the Middle East's most strategic country, set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. The author describes the various phases through which the Islamic revolution has passed,...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 January 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Reader in Christian-Muslim Relations

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    Interest in Christian-Muslim dialogue has grown considerably in recent years. How Islam and Christianity have approached each other theologically is one of the most absorbing ways of understanding the challenge of interreligious relations or Christian-Muslim polemics. This volume provides an...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Hamas and Suicide Terrorism

    Multi-causal and Multi-level Approaches

    By Rashmi Singh

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This book analyses the root causes of suicide terrorism at both the elite and rank-and- file levels of the Hamas and also explains why this tactic has disappeared in the post-2006 period. This volume adopts a multi-causal, multi-level approach to analyse the use of suicide bombings by Hamas and...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Islamic Ethics

    Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought

    By Mariam al-Attar

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought. Examining the meaning, origin and development of "Divine Command Theory", it underscores the philosophical bases of religious fundamentalism that hinder social development and hamper dialogue between different cultures and nations....

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Deradicalising Violent Extremists

    Counter-Radicalisation and Deradicalisation Programmes and their Impact in Muslim Majority States

    By Hamed El-Said, Jane Harrigan

    Terrorism remains one of the major threats facing the world community. While literature on the subject is dominated by discussion of the factors leading individuals and groups to join violent extremist, terrorist groups, the question of what can lead them to disengage from such groups is an equally...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey

    Edited by Metin Heper, Sabri Sayari

    In recent years, there has been growing interest in Turkey, stemming from the country’s developing role in regional and global politics, its expanding economic strength, and its identity as a predominantly Muslim country with secular political institutions and democratic processes. This Handbook...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Islamist Politics in the Middle East

    Movements and Change

    Edited by Samer Shehata

    For over three decades, Islamist politics, or political Islam, has been one of the most dynamic and contentious political forces in the Middle East. Although there is broad consensus on the importance of political Islam, there is far less agreement on its character, the reasons for Islamist’s...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Muslim Brotherhood in Contemporary Egypt

    Democracy Redefined or Confined?

    By Mariz Tadros

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The Muslim Brotherhood is one of the oldest and most influential Islamist movements. As the party ascends to power in Egypt, it is poised to adopt a new system of governance and state–society relations, the effects of which are likely to extend well beyond Egypt’s national borders. This book...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge