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The Alawis of SyriaWar, Faith and Politics in the Levant

The Alawis of Syria: War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

Michael Kerr and Craig Larkin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458119
eISBN:
9780190618520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458119.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Throughout the turbulent history of the Levant the Alawis — a secretive, resilient and ancient Muslim sect — have aroused suspicion and animosity, including accusations of religious heresy. More ... More

Bullets and BulletinsMedia and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Mohamed Zayani and Suzi Mirgani (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Bullets and Bulletins takes a sobering and holistic look at the intersections between media and politics before, during, and in the wake of the Arab uprisings. It is a multi-disciplinary approach to ... More

The Egyptian DreamEgyptian National Identity and Uprisings

The Egyptian Dream: Egyptian National Identity and Uprisings

Noha Mellor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474403191
eISBN:
9781474418836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403191.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The story of Egyptian identity from the beginning of the 20th century is one constructed by statesmen, intellectuals and Islamic thinkers. This book argues that the current fragmentation of Egypt's ... More

From Resilience to RevolutionHow Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Sean Yom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Based on comparative historical analyses of Iran, Jordan, and Kuwait, Sean L. Yom examines the foreign interventions, coalitional choices, and state outcomes that made the political regimes of the ... More

Gateways to the WorldPort Cities in the Persian Gulf

Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf

Mehran Kamrava (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499372
eISBN:
9780190638504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499372.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Glittering skylines, high urbanization rates, and massive development projects have been common characteristics of the cities in the Persian Gulf. In order to understand the city as a cultural and ... More

The New Turkey and Its Discontents

The New Turkey and Its Discontents

Simon Waldman and Emre Caliskan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190668372
eISBN:
9780190848538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668372.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Turkey of today little resembles that of recent decades. Its economy has expanded, new political elites have emerged, and the once powerful Kemalist military is no longer a potent and dominant ... More

The Oslo AccordsA Critical Assessment

The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

Petter Bauck and Mohammed Omer (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789774167706
eISBN:
9781617975486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

More than twenty years have passed since Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) concluded the Oslo Accords, or Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements for ... More

The Petroleum TriangleOil, Globalization, and Terror

The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Steve A. Yetiv

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book tells the interconnected story of oil, globalization, and terrorism. It asks how Al-Qaeda, a small band of terrorists, became such a real and perceived threat to American and global ... More

Spoils of TruceCorruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Reinoud Leenders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451003
eISBN:
9780801465871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451003.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book documents the extensive political corruption that accompanied the reconstruction of Lebanon after the end of a decade and a half of civil war. With the signing of the Ta'if Accord in 1989, ... More

The Struggle for EgyptFrom Nasser to Tahrir Square

The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Steven A. Cook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The recent revolution in Egypt has shaken the Arab world to its roots. The most populous Arab country and the historical center of Arab intellectual life, Egypt is a linchpin of the US's Middle East ... More

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