Middle East Research

New Titles and Key Backlist

Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  1. The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Mansour Nsasra, Richard Ratcliffe, Sophie Richter-Devroe, Sarab Abu Rabia-Quedar

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism brings together new scholarship to challenge perceived paradigms, often dominated by orientalist, modernist or developmentalist assumptions on the Naqab Bedouin. The past decade has witnessed a change in both the wider knowledge production on, and political...

    To Be Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestine

    By Aida Essaid

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    A fundamental aspect of the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis is the territorial dispute which began long before the State of Israel was established. Analysing the land tenure system in Palestine under the administration of the British Mandate, this book questions whether, and to what...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Trans-Colonial Urban Space in Palestine

    Politics and Development

    By Maha Samman

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Taking a multidisciplinary approach to examine the dynamics of ethno-national contestation and colonialism in Israel/Palestine, this book investigates the approaches for dealing with the colonial and post-colonial urban space, resituating them within the various theoretical frameworks in colonial...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Rise and Fall of Arab Jerusalem

    Palestinian Politics and the City since 1967

    By Hillel Cohen

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This book examines Palestinian politics in Jerusalem since 1967, and in particular since the outbreak of the second Intifada in September 2000, focusing on the city’s decline as an Arab city and the identity crisis among the Jerusalemite Palestinians. Principally concerned with Palestinian politics...

    Published January 19th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Palestinian Refugees

    Identity, Space and Place in the Levant

    Edited by Are Knudsen, Sari Hanafi

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    More than four million Palestinian refugees live in protracted exile across the Middle East. Taking a regional approach to Palestinian refugee exile and alienation across the Levant, this book proposes a new understanding of the spatial and political dimensions of refugee camps across the Middle...

    Published November 1st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Reparations to Palestinian Refugees

    A Comparative Perspective

    By Shahira Samy

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This book delves into the issue of reparations in relation to Palestinian refugees in their search for a solution to their displacement and dispossession. Highlighting the broad spectrum of reparations available as forms of remedy for a historical injustice, the author probes the reasons behind the...

    Published February 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Political Right in Israel

    Different Faces of Jewish Populism

    By Dani Filc

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This book takes a fresh look at the trajectories of Israeli politics since the election of Likud in 1977, examining how right wing parties have adopted populist policies in order to carve out an identity and win support at the polls. As such it demonstrates how populism has become a hugely...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Zionist Israel and Apartheid South Africa

    Civil society and peace building in ethnic-national states

    By Amneh Badran

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This book is a comparison of two ethnic-national "apartheid" states – South Africa and Israel – which have been in conflict, and how internal dissent has developed. In particular it examines the evolution of effective white protest in South Africa and explores the reasons why comparably powerful...

    Published August 10th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Jewish-Arab City

    Spatio-politics in a mixed community

    By Haim Yacobi

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Mixed city is a term widely used in Israel to describe areas occupied by both Jewish and Arab communities. In a critical examination of such cities, the author shows how a clear spatial and mental division exists between Arabs and Jews in Israel, and how the occurrence of such communities is both...

    Published March 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Understanding the Middle East Peace Process

    Israeli Academia and the Struggle for Identity

    By Asima Ghazi-Bouillon

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Tracing the evolution of the Israeli academic debate over history, politics, and collective identity, Understanding the Middle East Peace Process examines the Middle East peace process since Oslo and follows the discursive struggle over Israeli collective identity. Based on interviews with key...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge

  11. Palestinian Civil Society

    Foreign donors and the power to promote and exclude

    By Benoit Challand

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Palestinian Civil Society examines the development of civil society in the Arab Middle East and the impact of western donors, with particular reference to the Palestinian case. Looking at the evolution of Palestinian civil society organizations from sociological, historical, legal, and...

    Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge

  12. Palestinian Political Prisoners

    Identity and community

    By Esmail Nashif

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Since the occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in 1967, more than a quarter of the Palestinians have been imprisoned by Israel on political grounds. This is the first major study that examines the community of Palestinian political prisoners in the Israeli prison system. Esmail Nashif...

    Published May 16th 2008 by Routledge

  13. International Assistance to the Palestinians after Oslo

    Political guilt, wasted money

    By Anne Le More

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Why has the West disbursed vertiginous sums of money to the Palestinians after Oslo? What have been donors’ motivations and above all the political consequences of the funds spent? Based on original academic research and first hand evidence, this book examines the interface between diplomacy and...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge