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  1. Politics of Modern Turkey

    Edited by Ali Carkoglu, William Hale

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    The Politics of Modern Turkey is a new four-volume Major Work from Routledge. The first volume of the collection (‘Historical Heritage of Politics in Modern Turkey’) brings together key research to provide a historical contextualization of modern Turkish political experience. This volume traces the...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Rise of Israel

    A History of a Revolutionary State

    By Jonathan Adelman

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    The state of Israel is one of the most controversial countries in the world. Yet, its unique creation and rise to power in 1948 has not been adequately explained either by its friends (mainstream Zionists) nor by its detractors (Arabists and post-Zionists). Using a variety of comparative...

    Published March 26th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Iran under Ahmadinejad

    The Politics of Confrontation

    By Ali M. Ansari

    Series: Adelphi series

    The election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the presidency of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the summer of 2005 thrust Iran into the international limelight in a way that few would have predicted. Robust, confrontational and given to bombastic rhetoric, Ahmadinejad has drawn condemnation from the West...

    Published January 10th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq

    By Sultan Barakat

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume seeks to analyze to what extent the controversial US policy of democratizing the Middle East with pre-emptive invasions was justified or effective. Post 9/11 the US developed a policy of War on Terror, taking the...

    Published December 15th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Iraqi Arab Nationalism

    Authoritarian, Totalitarian and Pro-Fascist Inclinations, 1932–1941

    By Peter Wien

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    Peter Wien presents a provocative discussion on the history of Iraq and the growth of nationalism during the 1930s and early 1940s. He deconstructs the established view that a large proportion of the nationalist movement in Iraq during this period was heavily influenced by Nazi Germany, arguing...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Democratization in the Muslim World

    Changing Patterns of Authority and Power

    Edited by Frederic Volpi, Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book examines the role that political Islam plays in processes of democratization in the Muslim world, detailing the political processes that facilitate the collective learning of democratic ways of solving the practical problems of those polities. Democratization in the Muslim World...

    Published December 4th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Making of Modern Iran

    State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941

    Edited by Dr Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    This collection of essays, by a distinguished group of specialists, offers a new and exciting interpretation of Riza Shah's Iran. A period of key importance, the years between 1921-1941 have, until now, remained relatively neglected. Recently, however, there has been a marked revival of interest in...

    Published November 16th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Political Economy of Saudi Arabia

    By Tim Niblock, Monica Malik

    With Saudi Arabia being of immense importance both politically and economically in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed, broad ranging survey of the development of the Saudi economy from the 1960s to the present day. Written by a highly reputable author, the book includes an analysis...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Search for Security in Post-Taliban Afghanistan

    By Cyrus Hodes, Mark Sedra

    Series: Adelphi series

    By the middle of 2007, Afghans had become increasingly disillusioned with a state-building process that had failed to deliver the peace dividend that they were promised. For many Afghans, the most noticeable change in their lives since the fall of the Taliban has been an acute deterioration in...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  10. The Quran and the Secular Mind

    A Philosophy of Islam

    By Shabbir Akhtar

    This book is concerned with the rationality and plausibility of the Muslim faith and the Qur'an, and in particular how they can be interrogated and understood through Western analytical philosophy. It also explores how Islam can successfully engage with the challenges posed by secular thinking. The...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge