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Welcome to the Psychology Press Middle East Studies Blog, where we publish news and updates about featured products, notable authors, special promotions and discounts. You can also browse our blog posts by category to learn more about products in your area of interest.

Recent Articles

  1. Featured Author: Leonidas Karakatsanis

    Routledge author Leonidas Karakatsanis talks to us about his book Turkish-Greek Relations | Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship.

  2. New Title: Political Islam, World Politics and Europe

    Political Islam, World Politics and Europe | From Jihadist to Institutional Islamism, 2nd Edition
    Bassam Tibi

    The new and updated edition of Political Islam, World Politics and Europe focusses on the shift within political Islam, in light of 9/11 and the events of the Arab Spring, from a jihadist struggle, to institutional Islamism.

    Find out more here.

  3. New title: Regional Security Dialogue in the Middle East

    At this time of considerable political turmoil in the Middle East, there is a pressing need to explore alternative frameworks for regional security. The book discusses the Helsinki Process as one potentially relevant historical model to learn from. Providing a gamut of views on regional threat perception and suggesting ways forward for regional peace, this book is essential reading for students and scholars with an interest in Politics, the Middle East and Conflict Studies.
    Read more about the book and order a copy

  4. New title: Routledge Handbook of Islam in the West

    Islam has long been a part of the West in terms of religion, culture, politics and society. Discussing this interaction from al-Andalus to the present, this Handbook explores the influence Islam has had, and continues to exert; particularly its impact on host societies, culture and politics. Presenting readers with a range of perspectives from scholars based in Europe, the US, and the Middle East, this Handbook challenges perceptions on both western and Muslim sides and will be an invaluable resource for policymakers and academics with an interest in the History of Islam, Religion and the contemporary relationship between Islam and the West.

    Find out more and order a copy - available a special introductory price!

  5. A Century of Knowledge - Middle East Studies

    Over 15,000 newly digitized eBooks from Routledge including over 6,000 titles completely free to view for the month of June.

    Find out more here.

  6. New Title: Regional Security Dialogue in the Middle East

    At this time of considerable political turmoil in the Middle East, there is a pressing need to explore alternative frameworks for regional security. The book discusses the Helsinki Process as one potentially relevant historical model to learn from.

    Providing a gamut of views on regional threat perception and suggesting ways forward for regional peace, this book is essential reading for students and scholars with an interest in Politics, the Middle East and Conflict Studies.

    To find out more and order your copy visit here.

  7. New title: Strategic Relations Between the US and Turkey 1979-2000

    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.

    Essential reading for students and scholars of U.S. and Turkish foreign policy.

    To find out more and order your copy visit here.

  8. Publishing This Week: Leadership and Authority in Central Asia

    This book explores the unfolding of world history in a remote corner of Central Asia: the region of Badakhshan. The history of this region has commonly been explored through the lens of the major superpowers who competed over its territory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including Britain, Russia, and China.

    Leadership and Authority in Central Asia identifies traditional forms of religious authority within the network of religious functionaries at a range of levels and discusses the functions of Ismaili political leaders as they have evolved through time.

    To find out more and pre-order your copy visit here.

  9. Publishing This Week: Ibn al-Haytham, New Astronomy and Spherical Geometry

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the medieval Arab world. The fourth volume of A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics is complemented by three preceding volumes which focused on infinitesimal determinations and other chapters of classical mathematics.

    To find out more and pre-order your copy visit here.

  10. Vanessa De Gifis’ Article Featured on the International Qur’anic Studies Association Blog

    Vanessa De Gifis, author of Shaping a Qur'anic Worldview, writes about her motivation to write this book on the International Qur'anic Studies Association (IQSA) Blog.

    To view the whole article visit here.

    Find out more about Shaping a Qur'anic Worldview here.

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