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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 419 new and published books in the subject of Middle East Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Encyclopedia of the Palestinians

    Edited by Philip Mattar

    The Palestinian people and their region are continually in the news and at the forefront of international diplomacy, yet much about their history remains obscure. The Encyclopedia of the Palestinians objectively details the historical and political factors behind such controversial topics as the...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Students and Resistance in Palestine

    Books, Guns and Politics

    By Ido Zelkovitz

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Exploring the Palestinian Student Movement from an historical and sociological perspective, this book demonstrates how Palestinian national identity has been built in the absence of national institutions, whilst emphasizing the role of higher education as an agent of social change, capable of...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring

    Rethinking Democratization

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia in December 2010 heralded the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring,’ a startling, yet not unprecedented, era of profound social and political upheaval. The meme of the Arab Spring is characterised by bottom-up change, or the lack thereof, and its effects...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Political and Constitutional Transitions in North Africa

    Actors and Factors

    Edited by Justin Frosini, Francesco Biagi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    The transformations which are taking place in the Arab world are dynamic processes characterised by a number of variables that one can refer to as actors and factors. The implications of the Arab uprisings are important for the world at large; the Arab world’s successes, and failures, at this...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Nationalisms and Politics in Turkey

    Political Islam, Kemalism and the Kurdish Issue

    Edited by Marlies Casier, Joost Jongerden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book examines some of the most pressing issues facing the Turkish political establishment, in particular the issues of political Islam, and Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms. The authors explore the rationales of the main political actors in Turkey in order to increase our understanding of the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Syria and Iran

    Middle Powers in a Penetrated Regional System

    By Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Raymond A. Hinnebusch

    It has been the dominant view that both Syria in the 1980s and Iran today have acted as rogue states in the Middle East threatening to upset the stability of the region. In this innovative new study, Anoushiravan Ehteshami and Raymond Hinnebusch show that these two countries have in fact acted in a...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Turkey’s Rise as an Emerging Power

    Edited by Paul Kubicek, Emel Parlar Dal, H. Tarik Oğuzlu

    Turkey is emerging as an important actor in world politics, exerting growing influence both in its immediate region and beyond. This book aims to understand and explain this phenomenon, utilizing a variety of perspectives from international relations theory. One prominent issue is how Turkey, long...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Origins of the US War on Terror

    Lebanon, Libya and American Intervention in the Middle East

    By Mattia Toaldo

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The war on terror did not start after 9/11, rather its origins must be traced back much further to the Reagan administration and the 1980s. Utilizing recently declassified archival resources, Toaldo offers an in-depth analysis of how ideas and threat perceptions were shaped both by traditional US...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. West Africa and the U.S. War on Terror

    Edited by George Klay Kieh, Kelechi Kalu

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Since the terrorist attacks on the American homeland on September 11, 2001, fighting the menace has become the frontier issue on the U.S.’ national security agenda. In the case of the African Continent, the United States has, and continues to accord major attention to the West African sub-region....

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge