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  • The Struggling Stateby Jennifer Riggan

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    A 2003 law in Eritrea?a notoriously closed-off, heavily militarized, and authoritarian country?mandated an additional year of school for all children and stipulated that the classes be held at Sawa, the nation?s military training center. As a result, educational institutions were directly implicated in the making of soldiers, putting Eritrean teachers... more...

  • Arab Springby I. William Zartman

    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 These previously unpublished, countryspecific case studies of the uprisings and their still unfolding political aftermaths identify...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...

  • The PKKby Paul White

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    The definitive introduction to the Partiya Karkerên Kurdistan (PKK, the Kurdistan Workers Party) in Turkey. more...

  • Strike Action and Nation Buildingby David De Vries

    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...

  • Catch and Killby Joel Deane

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Power is the only measure of a politician that matters: how they win power, how they use power, how they lose power.  Catch and Kill is an inside account of the beguiling and nomadic nature of the unholy trinity of politics?the winning, the using, the losing. Joel Deane?s gripping study of the politics of power takes us into the inner sanctum of... more...

  • Electoral Politics in the Middle Eastby Jacob M. Landau; Ergun O¨zbudun; Frank Tachau

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Comparative political study of the Middle East got off to a late start. Unlike any previous studies in comparative politics, this book, first published in 1980, represents an important methodological advance in that it proceeds by themes rather than by countries, and uniquely focuses on three major aspects of electoral politics in three contemporary... more...

  • Jihad in Palestineby Shaul Bartal

    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...

  • China's Political Systemby June Teufel Dreyer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 97.95

    A concise introduction to the political, economic, and social factors that determine China's government Highly respected specialist June Teufel Dreyer offers expert analysis of the challenges facing China's economic, legal, military, social, and cultural institutions while examining the historical context and current trends.  China's Political System... more...

  • India's 2014 Electionsby Paul Wallace

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 48.00

    Everything you wanted to know about India’s historic General Elections of 2014 more...

  • Handbook on China and Developing Countriesby Carla P. Freeman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook explores the rapidly evolving and increasingly multifaceted relations between China and developing countries. Cutting-edge analyses by leading experts from around the world critically assess such timely issues as the ‘China model’, Beijing’s role in international development assistance, Chinese peacekeeping and South-South... more...