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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 424 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. Morocco

    Challenges to Tradition and Modernity, 2nd Edition

    By James N. Sater

    Series: The Contemporary Middle East

    Examining the challenges to tradition and modernity in post-colonial Morocco the second edition has a new, updated emphasis on Morocco after the Arab spring. The first edition of this book was published in 2010 one year before the major events of the Arab spring rocked the Arab world. The...

    Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Al Qaeda’s Global Crisis

    The Islamic State, Takfir and the Genocide of Muslims

    By V. G. Julie Rajan

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book focuses on the crises facing Al Qaeda and how the mass killing of Muslims is challenging its credibility as a leader among Islamist jihadist organizations. The book argues that these crises are directly related to Al Qaeda’s affiliation with the extreme violence employed against Muslims...

    Published January 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Security and Defensive Democracy in Israel

    A Critical Approach to Political Discourse

    By Sharon Weinblum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book scrutinises how political actors in the Israeli parliament (the Knesset) have articulated the security-democracy nexus in their discourses. Security crises expose political leaders to an uncomfortable dilemma: guaranteeing the safety of citizens while at the same time preserving...

    Published January 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. U.S. Military Strategy in the Gulf (Routledge Revivals)

    Origins and Evolution Under the Carter and Reagan Administrations

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this title explores the nature and dimensions of the U.S. strategy in the Gulf in the formative years that followed the fall of the Shah, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq war. It describes the formation of the U.S. Rapid Deployment Joint...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Turkey's New Foreign Policy

    Davutoglu, the AKP and the Pursuit of Regional Order

    By Aaron Stein

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP), after coming to power in 2002, sought to play a larger diplomatic role in the Middle East. The AKP adopted a proactive foreign policy to create ‘strategic depth’ by expanding Turkey’s zone of influence in the region, drawing on the opportunities of...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 December 2nd 2014 by Routledge