Domestic and International Ramifications
This volume analyzes the political, economic and strategic dimensions of the recent upheavals in the Middle East known as the Arab Spring. Mass demonstrations in many Arab states challenged the political status quo and the existing political and cultural system in the region. While it is too early...
Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge
Protest Movements and Uprisings
The millions of Egyptians who returned to the heart of Cairo and Egypt’s other major cities for 18 days until the eventual toppling of the Mubarak regime were orderly without an organisation, inspired without a leader, and single-minded without one guiding political ideology. This book examines the...
To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge
On the Israeli Home Front
In many ways, the Arab-Israeli war of 1948 is typical of the total military conflicts that characterized the first half of the twentieth century. However, in addition to the military course of the war, and its formative and revolutionary ramifications, this war was also notable for the social...
Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge
Political Violence, Fear and Pain
The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey examines political violence, the politics of fear and the Kurdish experience of pain through an analysis of life stories, personal narratives and testimonies of Kurdish subjects in contemporary Turkey. It traces the physical and psychological impacts of the...
Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge
Understanding the 2006 Hezbollah-Israeli War
Seeking to explain Lebanon’s behavior in the international arena during the 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel, this book offers a critique of both systemic and sub state factors in determining foreign policy decisions. The Making of Lebanese Foreign Policy illustrates how systemic theories are...
Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge
Sleeping with a Tiger
Taking the period from the end of the 1970s to the end of the 1990s, this book critically examines the evolution of the strategic relationship between the US and Turkey during this period, with a particular focus on the Middle Eastern context. Strategic Relations Between the US and Turkey employs...
To Be Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge
Subordination and Beyond
The Middle East, a few decades ago, was seen to be an autonomous subsystem of the global international political system. More recently, the region has been subordinated to the hegemony of a singular superpower, the US, bolstered by an alliance with Israel and a network of Arab client states. The...
Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge
This revised and updated version of An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs provides accessible, concisely written entries on the most important current issues in the Middle East, combining maps with their geopolitical background. Offering a clear context for analysis of key concerns, it includes...
Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge
The Arab Spring and Beyond
Providing an account of the recent revolutions or reform movements that constituted part of the Arab Spring, this book focuses on these transformative processes in a North African context. Whilst the longer term outcomes of the Arab Spring revolts are not entirely clear, the revolutionary or...
Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge
Political Economy, War and Revolution
The Persian Gulf has come to represent one of the most strategically significant waterways of the world. In terms of geography, geopolitics, resources, global political economy, and regional influence, the Gulf is perhaps home to the world’s most significant group of countries. Focusing on the...
Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge
The GCC, Arab League and Arab Maghreb Union
Series: Global Institutions
Given the world’s recent attention on the Middle East because of the Arab Spring, it is important to examine the role played by the International Organisations of the region in its governance. This book aims to be the key introductory volume for understanding the regional IOs of the Middle East....
To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge