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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 new and published books in the subject of Middle Eastern Cultural Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Identity and Development

    Studies of the Islamic Periphery

    By Ozay Mehmet

    Turkey and Malaysia, two countries on the Islamic periphery, are often not included in discussions of Islamic reassertion and identity. Yet both have been at the forefront of modernization and development, and are exposed to a rising trend of Islamic revival which discloses a deep, psychological...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World

    Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women’s veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these controversies – secularism versus religious belief, individual freedom versus social or...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Applying Ibn Khaldun

    The Recovery of a Lost Tradition in Sociology

    By Syed Farid Alatas

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The writings of Ibn Khaldun, particularly the Muqaddimah (Prolegomenon) have rightly been regarded as being sociological in nature. For this reason, Ibn Khaldun has been widely regarded as the founder of sociology, or at least a precursor of modern sociology. While he was given this recognition,...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Charities in the Non-Western World

    The Development and Regulation of Indigenous and Islamic Charities

    Edited by Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown, Justin Pierce

    Series: Routledge Charities Studies Series

    This book looks at the operation of indigenous charities at a regional, localised and global level. Chapters focus on the adaptation, accountability and operation of charities across a wide range of jurisdictions from China to Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Lebanon and Turkey....

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Muslim Travellers

    Pilgrimage, Migration and the Religious Imagination

    Edited by Dale F. Eickelman, James Piscatori

    Pilgrimage, travel for learning, visits to shrines, exile, and labour migration shape the religious imagination and in turn are shaped by it. Some travel, such as pilgrimage, explicitly intended for religious purposes, has equally important economic and political consequences. Other travel, not...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Middle Eastern Belongings

    Edited by Diane E. King

    This book features chapters that examine the various ways of belonging in the Middle East. Belonging can mean fitting in, feeling at home, feeling a part; this kind of belonging is profoundly social. Belongings can be possessions, objects closely associated with one’s deepest notions of...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Anti-Muslim Prejudice

    Past and Present

    Edited by Maleiha Malik

    This collection makes a unique contribution to the study of anti-Muslim prejudice by placing the issue in both its past and present context. The essays cover historical and contemporary subjects from the eleventh century to the present day. They examine the forms that anti-Muslim prejudice takes,...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Clifford Geertz in Morocco

    Edited by Susan Slyomovics

    Between 1963 and 1986, eminent American anthropologists Clifford and Hildred Geertz - together and alone - conducted ethnographic fieldwork for varying periods in Sefrou, a town situated in north-central Morocco, south of Fez. This book considers Geertz’s contributions to sociocultural...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge