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New and Published Books

  1. Al Jazeera and Democratization

    The Rise of the Arab Public Sphere

    By Ezzeddine Abdelmoula

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    Al Jazeera and Democratization analyses the increasing role of the media in political transformations with a special emphasis on the Arab world. Taking the Al Jazeera media network as a case study, the author explains how engaging the public and providing platforms for open debate and free...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Territorial Separatism in Global Politics

    Causes, Outcomes and Resolution

    Edited by Damien Kingsbury, Costas Laoutides

    Series: Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

    This volume examines the various aspects of territorial separatism, focusing on how and why separatist movements arise. Featuring essays by leading scholars from different disciplinary perspectives, the book aims to situate the question of separatism within the broader socio-political context of...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Extremism in Kuwait

    From the Muslim Brotherhood to Al-Qaeda and other Islamic Political Groups

    By Falah Abdullah al-Mdaires

    This book is the first to provide a complete overview of Islamic extremism in Kuwait. It traces the development of Islamist fundamentalist groups in Kuwait, both Shiite and Sunni, from the beginning of the twentieth century. It outlines the nature and origins of the many different groups, considers...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. China and the Middle East

    From Silk Road to Arab Spring

    By Muhamad S. Olimat

    China and the Middle East uniquely explores China’s growing presence in the Middle East, and both the benefits and anxiety that this presence has caused in the region, as well as in the West. There are currently very few sources of reference from a Middle Eastern standpoint on the role that the...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sufism and Politics in Morocco

    Activism and Dissent

    By Abdelilah Bouasria

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    Presenting a political history and sociology of Moroccan Sufism from colonialism to the modern day, this book studies the Sufi model of Master and Disciple in relation to social and political life, comparing the different eras of acquiescent versus dissident Sufism. This comparative fieldwork...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Koreans in the Persian Gulf

    Policies and International Relations

    By Shirzad Azad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Analyzing the Korean Peninsula’s contemporary engagement with the Persian Gulf region from the 1950s to the present day, the book begins by asking the following question: What drew Koreans to the region in the first place and under what circumstances were they drawn there? While taking into...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Re-Emergence of the Single State Solution in Palestine/Israel

    Countering an Illusion

    By Cherine Hussein

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Providing the first in-depth intellectual and organizational mapping of the single state idea’s recent resurgence in Palestine/Israel, this book enquires into its nature as a phenomenon of resistance, as well as into its potential as a counterhegemonic force in the making against the processes of...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Turkish Deep State

    State Consolidation, Civil-Military Relations and Democracy

    By Mehtap Söyler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The deep state ranks among the most critical issues in Turkish politics. This book traces its origins and offers an explanation of the emergence and trajectory of the deep state; the meaning and function of informal and authoritarian institutions in the formal security sector of a democratic regime...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Iraq in the Twenty-First Century

    Regime Change and the Making of a Failed State

    By Tareq Y. Ismael, Jacqueline S. Ismael

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Much has been written about the events surrounding the 2003 Anglo-American invasion of Iraq and its aftermath, especially about the intentions, principles, plans and course of action of US policy, but much less attention has been given to the consequences of US policy on Iraqi political and social...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Middle East in the World

    An Introduction

    Edited by Lucia Volk

    Series: Foundations in Global Studies

    The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern history; important historical narratives; and...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge