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Focus on the Middle East . . .
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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