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  1. Monetary Union in the Gulf

    Prospects for a Single Currency in the Arabian Peninsula

    By Emilie Rutledge

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    At a time of momentous shifts in the balance of world economic forces epitomized by the current oil price boom, the weakening US dollar and the global credit crunch; the meteoric rise of the Arabian peninsula cannot be understated. Neither, therefore, can their planned monetary union. As key...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Intervention, Ethnic Conflict and State-Building in Iraq

    A Paradigm for the Post-Colonial State

    By Michael Rear

    Series: Studies in International Relations

    External intervention by the U.N. and other actors in ethnic conflicts has interfered with the state-building process in post-colonial states. Rear examines the 1991 uprisings in Iraq and demonstrates how this intervention has contributed to the problems with democratization experienced in the...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Islands and International Politics in the Persian Gulf

    The Abu Musa and Tunbs in Strategic Context

    By Kourosh Ahmadi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The position of the Persian Gulf as the main highway between East and West has long given this region special significance both within the Middle East and in global affairs more generally. This book examines the history of international relations in the Gulf since the 1820s as great powers such as...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Monetary Policy and Central Banking in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by David Cobham, Ghassan Dibeh

    Series: Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    This book examines monetary policy, central banking and exchange rate regimes in the Middle East and North Africa. Part I covers central banking and monetary policy, while Part II covers monetary policy and exchange rate regimes. Some chapters focus on the monetary frameworks of particular...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Economic Co-Operation in the Gulf

    Issues in the Economies of the Arab Gulf Co-Operation Council States

    By Badr El Din A. Ibrahim

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Economies

    With global concerns over rising oil prices, this book examines the major issues facing the economies of the Arab Gulf today, covering all six of the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council (AGCC) states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Providing a detailed account...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations

    By Chiara Bottici, Benoît Challand

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    While globalization unifies the world, divisions re-emerge within it in the form of a spectacular separation between Islam and the West. How can it be that Huntington’s contested idea of a clash of civilizations became such a powerful political myth through which so many people look at the world?...

    Published May 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Development of Intellectual Property Regimes in the Arabian Gulf States

    Infidels at the Gates

    By David Price

    Series: Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

    This book examines the development of national legislative regimes for the protection of intellectual property rights in the Arabian Gulf states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. David Price analyses IP rights in these states in the context of WTO...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Israel and Hizbollah

    An Asymmetric Conflict in Historical and Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Clive Jones, Sergio Catignani

    Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies

    This book examines the local and international dynamics and strategies that have come to define the often violent relationship between Israel and Lebanon. Since the end of the Cold War, academic debate over the nature of war in the contemporary world has focused upon the asymmetric nature of...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Chaos in Yemen

    Societal Collapse and the New Authoritarianism

    By Isa Blumi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Chaos in Yemen challenges recent interpretations of Yemen’s complex social, political and economic transformations since unification in 1990. By offering a new perspective to the violence afflicting the larger region, it explains why the ‘Abdullah ‘Ali Salih regime has become the principal...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Mohajir Militancy in Pakistan

    Violence and Transformation in the Karachi Conflict

    By Nichola Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Synthesizing political, anthropological and psychological perspectives, this book addresses the everyday causes and appeal of long-term involvement in extreme political violence in urban Pakistan. Taking Pakistan’s ethno nationalist Mohajir party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as a case study,...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge