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The Foreign Policies of Middle East States, 2nd edition

The Foreign Policies of Middle East States, 2nd edition

Raymond A. Hinnebusch and Anoushiravan Ehteshami, editors

This new edition of The Foreign Policies of Middle East States reflects the momentous events and shifting dynamics that have occurred in the region in the nearly fifteen years since the first edition was published. Working within a common analytical framework, the authors offer a theoretically grounded, systematic examination of the foreign policies of eleven states.    More >

Women, Islam, and Resistance in the Arab World

Maria Holt and Haifaa Jawad

How are women in the Arab world negotiating the male-dominated character of Islamist movements? Is their participation in the Islamic political project—including violent resistance against foreign invasion and occupation—the result of coercion, or of choice? Questioning assumptions about female powerlessness in Muslim societies, Maria Holt and Haifaa Jawad  explore the resistance    More >

Women, Islam, and Resistance in the Arab World
Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle East, 2nd edition

Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle East, 2nd edition

Michele Penner Angrist, editor

This cutting-edge examination of the domestic politics of the Middle East—now thoroughly revised to reflect the events of the Arab Spring—has quickly proven itself ideal for classroom use. The book has been designed to give students tools that will help them to analyze politics in the region not only during the present unsettled period, but also as events unfold. Offering insightful    More >

Party Politics and the Prospects for Democracy in North Africa

Lise Storm

What are the prospects for democracy in North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring? Addressing that question, Lise Storm provides a rich analysis of party politics in the region. Storm focuses on Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria, examining the key characteristics and political dynamics of each country's party system as they have evolved over time. Her research sheds light not only on the    More >

Party Politics and the Prospects for Democracy in North Africa
My Memoirs: Half a Century of the History of Iraq and the Arab Cause

My Memoirs: Half a Century of the History of Iraq and the Arab Cause

Tawfiq al-Suwaydi, translated by Nancy Roberts and with an Introduction by Antony T. Sullivan

These memoirs of the distinguished Iraqi statesman Tawfiq al-Suwaydi (1892-1968) evocatively recapture a now largely vanished Arab world—and are an eloquent reminder that Iraq was once a far more open and tolerant society than it is today. Al-Suwaydi served as Iraq's prime minister three times (1929, 1946, 1950), as foreign minister on numerous occasions, and as ambassador to Iran,    More >

Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East, 3rd edition

Valentine M. Moghadam

Valentine Moghadam's seminal study of the gendered nature of political and social processes in the Middle East and North Africa has been fully updated to reflect more than a decade of major changes. This new edition reflects an emphasis on the impacts of both globalization and democratization. It also  includes entirely new chapters on the gender dynamics of conflicts in the region, on    More >

Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East, 3rd edition
 

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