Middle East Research

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Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  1. Domestic Workers in the Middle East

    Status Enhancement and Degradation in Arab Households

    By Ray Jureidini

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

    Millions of women from poor countries migrate to the Middle East to undertake domestic work in order to support their families at home. This book examines the slavery-like conditions of these female migrant domestic workers, with specific reference to the Kafala system of sponsorship....

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Education in Afghanistan

    Developments, Influences and Legacies Since 1901

    By Yahia Baiza

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

    A comprehensive and up to date study of the history of education in Afghanistan since 1901, this book demonstrates how modern education emerged and charts its fluctuating process of development, regression and destruction. Combining historical and contemporary analysis of key international and&...

    Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The War in Darfur

    Reclaiming Sudanese History

    By Anders Hastrup

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

    No other crisis in Africa has received as much attention in the West during the past 10 years as the war in Darfur, yet the underlying complexities of the war and the background to the crisis remains poorly understood by scholars, activists and aid workers. This anthropological study of the war in...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge