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New and Published Books

  1. Sectarianism in Iraq

    The Making of State and Nation Since 1920

    By Khalil Osman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    This book links sectarianism in Iraq to the failure of the modern nation-state to resolve tensions between sectarian identities and concepts of unified statehood and uniform citizenry. After a theoretical excursus that recasts the notion of primordial identity as a socially constructed reality,...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Islamic Republic of Iran

    Reflections on an Emerging Economy

    By Jahangir Amuzegar

    Series: Europa Perspectives: Emerging Economies

    This title provides an in depth study of Iran’s post 1979 Revolution economy under the Islamic Republic, with new material and related journal articles combined under one roof in a novel and reader friendly style. The volume starts with an original text, summarizing the development of the Iranian...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Justice and Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    By Yaacov Bar Siman Tov

    Series: UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

    In this book, the late Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov argues that the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process so far has been mainly the result of the inability of both sides to reach an agreed formula for linking justice to peace. The issues of justice and injustice are focused mainly on...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Arab Regionalism

    A Post-Structural Perspective

    By Silvia Ferabolli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Arab regionalism details and examines the power relations involved in the making of an Arab region. On an empirical level, this book concentrates on the drawing of topographic and ideational boundaries in the Arab region, on Arab regional organizations, on the functional cooperation among Arab...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ethnicity and Elections in Turkey

    Party Politics and the Mobilization of Swing Voters

    By Gul Akdag

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Ethnicity and Elections in Turkey attempts to understand the mobilization strategies of incumbent parties to consolidate and increase their support among swing voters of an ethnic group. By analyzing the strategy of AKP on voters of Kurdish origin, it investigates the conditions under which it can...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Israeli Politics and the Middle East Peace Process, 1988-2002

    By Hassan A. Barari

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The book is a fresh interpretation of Israeli foreign policy vis-à-vis the peace process, one that deems domestic political factors as the key to explain the shift within Israel from war to peace. The main assumption is that peacemaking that entails territorial compromise is an issue that can only...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Arab Spring

    Critical Analyses

    Edited by Khair El-Din Haseeb

    This volume provides a wealth of in-depth, country-specific analyses of the Arab Spring, in addition to works that examine the larger theoretical framework and socio-political implications of events. Unlike other analyses, often from the perspective of Western scholarship from the outside looking...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Arab Spring, Democracy and Security

    Domestic and International Ramifications

    Edited by Efraim Inbar

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This volume analyzes the political, economic and strategic dimensions of the recent upheavals in the Middle East known as the Arab Spring. Mass demonstrations in many Arab states challenged the political status quo and the existing political and cultural system in the region. While it is too early...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Turkey between Nationalism and Globalization

    Edited by Riva Kastoryano

    Series: Global Order Studies

    Turkish society has been going through institutional and ideological change that has affected its social, cultural and political practices. This book examines these contemporary tensions, which have led to a re-appraisal of Turkey as a nation and Turkish nationalism as it tries to situate itself as...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Iran-Iraq War

    New International Perspectives

    Edited by Nigel Ashton, Bryan Gibson

    Series: Cold War History

    This volume offers a wide-ranging examination of the Iran–Iraq War (1980–88), featuring fresh regional and international perspectives derived from recently available new archival material. Three decades ago Iran and Iraq became embroiled in a devastating eight-year war which served to re-define the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge