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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 463 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. Oil States in the New Middle East

    Uprisings and stability

    Edited by Bjørn Olav Utvik, Kjetil Selvik

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the wave of Arab revolutions. However, in 2011 revolution hit Libya, the most oil dependent regime in the Middle East. The political storm winds that have swept...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Edited by Joel Peters, David Newman

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most prominent issues in world politics today. Few other issues have dominated the world’s headlines and have attracted such attention from policy makers, the academic community, political analysts, and the world’s media. The Routledge Handbook on the...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation

    Politics, Problems, and Potential

    By Turan Kayaoglu

    Series: Global Institutions

    The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is the world’s leading international Islamic organization. Turan Kayaoglu provides the first accessible and concise introduction and overview of this important organization. This book details the OIC’s struggle to address popular...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Revolutionary Egypt

    Connecting Domestic and International Struggles

    Edited by Reem Abou-El-Fadl

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    In 2011 the world watched as Egyptians rose up against a dictator. Observers marveled at this sudden rupture, and honed in on the heroes of Tahrir Square. Revolutionary Egypt analyzes this tumultuous period from multiple perspectives, bringing together experts on the Middle East from disciplines as...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Turkey's Kurdish Question

    Discourse & Politics Since 1990

    By Hamid Akin Unver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The Kurdish question is one of the most complicated and protracted conflicts of the Middle East and will never be resolved unless it is finally defined. The majority of the Kurdish people live in Turkey, which gives the country a unique position in the larger Kurdish conundrum. Society in Turkey...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Modern Middle East Authoritarianism

    Roots, Ramifications, and Crisis

    Edited by Noureddine Jebnoun, Mehrdad Kia, Mimi Kirk

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    While the Arab uprisings have overturned the idea of Arab "exceptionalism," or the acceptance of authoritarianism, better analysis of authoritarianism’s resilience in pre- and post-uprising scenarios is still needed. Modern Middle East Authoritarianism: Roots, Ramifications, and Crisis undertakes...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization

    NGO Activism and the Socialization of Women’s Human Rights in Egypt and Iran

    By Benjamin Stachursky

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    To date, most constructivist international relations studies have characterized the influence of transnationalism on domestic forms of activism as uniformly positive. In particular, transnational interactions are viewed as positive factors for the development and daily impact of gender activism....

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The EU’s Democracy Promotion and the Mediterranean Neighbours

    Orientation, Ownership and Dialogue in Jordan and Turkey

    By Ann-Kristin Jonasson

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book provides a systematic analysis of the EU’s extensive, but so far largely failed, efforts to promote democracy in the Mediterranean region, thoroughly assessing its democracy promotion in relation to two Mediterranean countries – Jordan and Turkey. By pinpointing essential prerequisites...

    Published June 6th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Islamism and Globalisation in Jordan

    The Muslim Brotherhood's Quest for Hegemony

    By Daniel Atzori

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book explores the activities of the local Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan. It examines how the Brotherhood, working to establish an alternative social, political and moral order through a network of Islamic institutions, made a huge contribution to the transformation of Jordanian society. It...

    Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Kurdish National Movement in Turkey

    From Protest to Resistance

    By Cengiz Gunes

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    This book provides an interpretive and critical analysis of Kurdish identity, nationalism and national movement in Turkey since the 1960s. By raising issues and questions relating to Kurdish political identity and highlighting the ideological specificity, diversity and the transformation of Kurdish...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge