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- 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...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 29.95
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
This book provides an integrated analysis of the complex nature of citizenship in Israel. Contributions from leading social and political theorists explore different aspects of citizenship through the demands and struggles of minority groups to provide a comprehensive picture of the dynamics of Israeli citizenship and the dilemmas that emerge at the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 130.00
Political succession is a key issue in the contemporary Middle East. In this new study the author examines the process and shows how respect for those in authority and tribal codes of loyalty have been far more influential in maintaining regimes than security institutions and political repression. The Arab world is faced by political turmoil... more...
- Nation Books 2012; US$ 15.99
Marwan Bishara, the chief policy analyst for Al Jazeera English and presenter of the show ?Empire?, looks at the roots of pro-democracy revolutions in the Arab world and offers an original analysis of what went right, why this moment is paramount, and how more...