Middle East Research

New Titles and Key Backlist

Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

  1. The Challenge of Ethnic Democracy

    The State and Minority Groups in Israel, Poland and Northern Ireland

    By Yoav Peled

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    Ethnic democracy is a form of democratic ethnic conflict regulation in deeply divided societies. In The Challenge of Ethnic Democracy, Yoav Peled argues that ethnic democracy is constituted by the combination of two contradictory constitutional principles: liberal democracy and ethno-nationalism,...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Federal Solutions to Ethnic Problems

    Accommodating Diversity

    By Liam D. Anderson

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    Exploring five distinct models of federal arrangement, this book evaluates the relative merits of each model as a mechanism for managing relations in ethnically divided societies. Two broad approaches to this issue, accommodation and denial, are identified and, from this, five distinct models of...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Alevis in Turkey and Europe

    Identity and Managing Territorial Diversity

    By Elise Massicard

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    This book examines the development of identity politics amongst the Alevis in Europe and Turkey, which simultaneously provided the movement access to different resources and challenged its unity of action. While some argue that Aleviness is a religious phenomenon, and others claim it is a...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Memory and Conflict in Lebanon

    Remembering and Forgetting the Past

    By Craig Larkin

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    This book examines the legacy of Lebanon’s civil war and how the population, and the youth in particular, are dealing with their national past. Drawing on extensive qualitative research and social observation, the author explores the efforts of those who wish to remember, so as not to repeat past...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Unrecognized States in the International System

    Edited by Nina Caspersen, Gareth Stansfield

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    Unrecognized states are territories that have achieved de facto independence, yet have failed to gain international recognition as independent states. These territories constitute anomalies in the international system of sovereign states and often present significant challenges to policy makers, as...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge