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- University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 32.95
Beginning in January 2011, the Arab world exploded in a vibrant demand for dignity, liberty, and achievable purpose in life, rising up against an image and tradition of arrogant, corrupt, unresponsive authoritarian rule. These previously unpublished, countryspecific case studies of the uprisings and their still unfolding political aftermaths identify... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The 21st century exists in the shadow of the return of extremist Islam to the center of the world?s political stage, a process that began at the end of the previous century. While researchers have focused on the rise of Hamas, this return has in fact manifested itself in a range of independent Islamic extremist groups with their own philosophies.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 90.00
Strike-action has long been a notable phenomenon in Israeli society, despite forces that have weakened its recurrence, such as the Arab-Jewish conflict, the decline of organized labor, and the increasing precariousness of employment. While the impact of strikes was not always immense, they are deeply rooted in Israel's past during the Ottoman Empire... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00
The West Bank has for generations been the core area of the Palestinian-Arab community and of its national movement. Since 1967, it has become the main area of confrontation in the prolonged conflict between Palestinian-Arab and Jewish-Zionist nationalism. The Palestinian armed organization, the PLO ? which has undertaken to lead the nationalist struggle... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God is the first thorough examination of Hezbollahs covert activities beyond Lebanons borders, including its financial and logistical support networks and its criminal and terrorist operations worldwide. HezbollahLebanons "Party of God"is a multifaceted... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95
Gaining Freedoms reveals a new locus for global political change: everyday urban contestation. Cities are often assumed hotbeds of socio-economic division, but this assessment overlooks the importance of urban space and the everyday activities of urban life for empowerment, emancipation, and democratization. Through proximity, neighborhoods, streets,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
Through a unique collection of essays drawn from rich case studies, Authoritarianism in the Middle East provides important insights into the ongoing instabilities of the Middle East, and the authoritarianism and democratisation processes that have led to dramatic socio-political transformations. more...
- Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; US$ 24.80
Die Darstellung des Islam in der deutschen Presse ist seit vielen Jahren problematisch: Die Mehrheit der Artikel und Beiträge über die islamische Welt sind von Negativthemen, Elitenzentrierung sowie von Stereotypen, Vorurteilen und Feindbildern verzerrt. Aufbauend auf grundlegenden Studien zur Auslandsberichterstattung und vor dem Hintergrund aktueller... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This study seeks to explain the impact of historical narratives on the inclusiveness and pluralism of citizenship models. Drawing on comparative historical analysis of two post-imperial core countries, Turkey and Austria, it explores how narrative forms operate to support or constrain citizenship models. more...