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  • Economic Development and Political Action in the Arab Worldby M.A. Mohamed Salih

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Analysis of North African revolt against authoritarianism, known as the ?Arab Spring?, embraced reductionist explanations such as the social media, youth unemployment and citizens? agitations to regain dignity in societies humiliated by oppressive regimes. This book illustrates that reductionist approaches can only elucidate some symptoms of a social... more...

  • Islamkritik aus den eigenen Reihenby Sanna Plieschnegger

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.01

    ?Zwangsheirat, ?Mädchenbeschneidung?, ?Importbräute? und der ?Untergang der islamischen Welt? - so lauten provokante Schlagworte der Islamanalysten Necla Kelek und Hamed Abdel-Samad. Das Besondere daran: Beide Autoren sind Muslime. Sanna Plieschnegger gibt einen Überblick über die Beiträge beider Schriftsteller, die ihre eigene Religion und Kultur... more...

  • The Arab Spring and Arab Thawby John Davis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    The Arab Spring and Arab Thaw examines a range of successful and unsuccessful protest strategies and counter revolutionary tactics employed by protestors and autocratic regimes. Contributors explore the reactions of the USA, EU and Arab League to events in the region and provide insight as to the gendered dimensions of the struggle along with the ethnic... more...

  • Arab Spring and Arab Womenby Muhamad Olimat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    This volume examines the role of Arab women in Arab Spring and their contribution to the ongoing process of change sweeping the region. The book looks at the conditions that led to the upsurge of the so-called Arab Spring in historical context, and underscores women?s role as participants, organizers, leaders, but also as victims: while Arab women... more...

  • Dispatches from the Arab Springby Paul Amar; Vijay Prashad

    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...

  • Regionalizing Omanby Steffen Wippel

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume addresses the historical structures and current dynamics of Oman’s regionalization processes and their political, economic and social dimensions. It is based on an interdisciplinary and trans-regional dialogue between scholars from different social sciences and area studies such as political science, economics, management, economic... more...

  • The Political Economy of the Arab Uprisingsby Melani Cammett; Ishac Diwan

    Westview Press 2013; US$ 1.99

    In this Westview Press Spotlight , Melani Cammett and Ishac Diwan explore the impact of the Arab Spring and subsequent events in the region. more...

  • The Struggle over Democracy in the Middle Eastby Nathan J. Brown; Emad Shahin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Many residents of the Middle East - and more recently, Western powers - have placed great hope in democratization in the region. Bringing together a number of experts on the region to provide a broad ranging survey of individual countries, this book examines the experiences of activists, parties, religious groups and governments, the influences exerted... more...

  • The People Wantby Gilbert Achcar; G.M. Goshgarian

    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...

  • Der Arabische Frühlingby Thorsten Gerald Schneiders

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Der Arabische Frühling hat die meisten Menschen völlig überrascht - vor allem durch seinen Zeitpunkt und seine Intensität. Darüber hinaus wurden so manche Vorurteile herausgefordert, als auf einmal Frauen in den ersten Reihen der Protestierenden standen und dem Internet eine Schlüsselfunktion zukam. Insbesondere im benachbarten... more...