Skip to Content

Paperbacks Direct

Middle East Studies Paperbacks

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 1,458 new and published paperbacks in the subject of Middle East Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For paperbacks that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming paperbacks.

New and Published Books – Page 2

  1. 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 March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Civil Society and Democratization in the Arab World

    The Dynamics of Activism

    By Francesco Cavatorta, Vincent Durac

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The transition paradigm has traditionally viewed civil society activism as an essential condition for the establishment of democracy. The democracy promotion strategies of Western policy-makers have, therefore, been based on strengthening civil society in authoritarian settings in order to support...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Conflict and Peacemaking in Israel-Palestine

    Theory and Application

    By Sapir Handelman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The Israeli-Palestinian struggle is considered to be one of the most entrenched conflicts in the world. Presenting and evaluating interactive models of peacemaking and the phenomenon of intractable conflict, the book takes an in-depth look into specific models for peacemaking and applies them to...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Europe and Tunisia

    Democratization via Association

    By Brieg Powel, Larbi Sadiki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book is concerned with EU democracy promotion inside Tunisia, the first Arab signatory of an Association Agreement with the EU. Focusing on the content, context, mechanisms, and outcomes of democratization via association, the authors examine whether Tunisia’s specific mode of democratization...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Morals and Mysticism in Persian Sufism

    A History of Sufi-Futuwwat in Iran

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Sufism is often understood to be the mystical dimension of Islam, and many works have focused on the nature of "mystical experiences" and the relationship between man and God. Yet Sufism was a human response to a wide range of contexts and circumstances; the fact that Sufis lived in society and...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Spiritual Purification in Islam

    The Life and Works of al-Muhasibi

    By Gavin Picken

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Purification of the soul is a principle that is central to understanding Islamic spirituality but despite this, relatively little has been written explicitly in the Islamic tradition regarding this discrete method of spiritual purification. This book examines the work of a scholar of this...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Islamic Reform and Arab Nationalism

    Expanding the Crescent from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean (1880s-1930s)

    By Amal N. Ghazal

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Bridging African and Arab histories, this book examines the relationship between Islam, nationalism and the evolution of identity politics from late 19th Century to World War II. It provides a cross-national, cross-regional analysis of religious reform, nationalism, anti-colonialism from Zanzibar...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Future of the Arab Nation (RLE: The Arab Nation)

    Challenges and Options

    Edited by Khair El-Din Haseeb

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Arab Nation

    What is the place of the Arab states as a new world order emerges? How can the Arab world respond positively to change as the new Europe emerges, political relationships are restructured, and the information revolution transforms the global economy? To what extent are the Arab states in danger of...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Society and State in the Gulf and Arab Peninsula (RLE: The Arab Nation)

    A Different Perspective

    By Khaldoun Nassan Al-Naqeeb

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Arab Nation

    This book is both a history and contemporary analysis. Charting the main turnpoints as the growth of cities, trade routes, the petroleum industry and growth of the authoritarian state the author argues that central bureaucratic control is limiting growth. He describes the state as governed by the...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Democracy in Turkey

    The Impact of EU Political Conditionality

    By Ali Resul Usul

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book examines the impact of European political conditionality on the process of democratization in Turkey over a twenty year period. Employing theoretical and conceptual approaches to the issue of EU conditionality, the author compares the case of Turkey to that of other European nations....

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge