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- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 44.00
Is Turkish nationalism simply a product of Kemalist propaganda from the early Turkish Republic or an inevitable consequence of a firm and developing ?Turkish? identity? How do the politics of nationalism and identity limit Turkey?s progression towards a fuller, more institutionalised democracy? Turkish citizenship is a vital aspect of today?s Republic,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 89.95
Framing and analysing Hizballah through the perspective of the 'resistance society'; an articulation of identity politics that informs the violent and non-violent political strategies of the movement, Abboud and Muller demonstrate how Hizballah poses a challenge to the Lebanese state through its acquisition and exercise of private authority,... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 21.86
?The people want ...?: the first part of the slogan chanted by millions of Arab protestors since 2011 revealed a longrepressed craving for democracy. But huge social and economic problems were also laid bare by the protesters? demands. Although Islamist parties did not initiate the protest movement, they have benefitted the most from the power vacuum... more...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 34.95
Amidst recent hype about events in the Middle East, there have been few attempts to get below the surface and develop a fuller understanding of what politics means there. The Middle East: The Politics of the Sacred and Secular redresses this balance and provides essential historical and theoretical context. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.00
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 interests of the ruling family who continue to block... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 69.00
Bringing together contributors uniquely attuned to the pulse of the region, Dispatches from the Arab Spring offers an urgent analysis of a remarkable ongoing world-historical event that is widely misinterpreted in the West. An unparalleled introduction to the changing Middle East, it offers the most comprehensive and accurate account of the uprisings... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 145.00
This is the first comprehensive examination of the evolution of executive governance in Israel. The book describes and analyzes the political and bureaucratic structures and processes that led to the predominance of the executive in policymaking and governance. It also analyzes recent political and administrative reforms and their consequences on the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 45.95
Israel's political process is too often framed in terms of a dichotomy between Jewish and Arab/Palestinian citizens of the state, a framing which perpetuates political inequality and consequent injustices. This book focuses on the conflict within Israel and the role played by modern states in either mitigating majority-minority conflict or exacerbating... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 33.00
An exploration of the Hezbollah movement from a multidisciplinary, comprehensive, historical, and systematic perspective, this book explains how it has evolved since its inception in the early 1980s to the present. The author argues that the Hezbollah movement is a product of the environment in which it operates and of the interactions as well as... more...