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Major Works: Forthcoming Politics & International Relations

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 72 forthcoming major works in the subject of Politics & International Relations — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books – Page 2

  1. The Politics of Arab Integration

    Edited by Giacomo Luciani, Ghassan Salamé

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

    This volume, first published in 1988, is the result of a major research project, the most important inquiry into the fundamental political structure of the Arab world. It is often argued that Arab states are arbitrary political creations that lack historical or present legitimacy and are unable to...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Revolution in the Middle East

    And Other Case Studies

    Edited by P.J. Vatikiotis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

    What does revolution mean in the Middle East? Can the Middle East experience be compared with revolution in China, Latin America and East Europe? These questions are the focus of this book, first published in 1972, which examines the revolutionary significance of the major economic, social and...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Garvin of the Observer

    By David Ayerst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1985. One of the most distinguished editors in the history of British journalism, J. L. Garvin created the Sunday newspaper as we now know it. His career at the Observer spanned the golden age of the British press when newspapers had a powerful influence on political affairs...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Food, Development, and Politics in the Middle East

    By Marvin G. Weinbaum

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

    As the reality of a food deficit emerged in the Middle East, rural society and the agricultural sector – once viewed as peripheral to national development – swiftly rose up the policy agendas of nearly every Middle East country. This book, first published in 1982, looks at the complex...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Middle East and the Western Alliance

    Edited by Steven L. Spiegel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

    This volume, first published in 1982, provides a comprehensive analysis of the problems affecting the interests of the Western Alliance (the North Americans, the Europeans and the Japanese), the Middle East states, and the Soviet Union. The authors, all internationally recognized experts in their...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Lebanon

    The Fragmented Nation

    By David C. Gordon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

    Even up to the eve of the civil war, some observers saw the Lebanese system as essentially stable, and exhibiting some of the virtues of liberty and pluralism which had been commended by the French traveller de Volney a century before. But for others its structure was so seriously flawed as to be...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The USSR and the Muslim World

    Issues in Domestic and Foreign Policy

    Edited by Yaacov Ro'i

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

    The large and rapidly increasing Muslim population of the USSR put an immense strain on the Soviet political system, dominated as it is by Russians. The problems were not confined to internal tensions between ethnic groups but extend also to relations with neighbouring Muslim states, as the...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Rentier State

    Edited by Hazem Beblawi, Giacomo Luciani

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

    This volume, first published in 1987, is devoted to a discussion of interrelations of the economic base with the cultural, social and political structures, and of its impact on the state. The ‘rentier states’ of the Middle East, which derive a substantial part of their revenue from foreign...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Red Sea Region

    Local Actors and the Superpowers

    By Roberto Aliboni

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

    Since the late 1970s the Red Sea has become extremely important both in international politics and regional affairs. This situation came about because of the growing Soviet presence in the Horn of Africa and Saudi efforts to have the Red Sea treated as an ‘Arab Lake’. This book, first published in...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Beyond Coercion

    The Durability of the Arab State

    Edited by Adeed Dawisha, I. William Zartman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

    This volume, first published in 1988, analyses the process of stabilisation amongst the Arab states, a process that has contradicted all predictions of impending disintegration and impending collapse. Although there were some cases of disintegration, there are evidently mechanisms at work that...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge