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Regime Stability in Saudi Arabia

by Stig Stenslie

This book examines the structure of political power amongst elites inside Saudi Arabia and how they might cope with the very serious challenge posed by succession. Presenting a new and refreshing theoretical...


Kenana Handbook of Sudan

by Peter Gwynvay Hopkins

First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Islam and Violent Separatism

by Swain

First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Montana Before History: 11,000 Years of Hunter-Gatherers in the Rockies and on the Plains

by Douglas H MacDonald

Dig into Montana's past with this guide to the state's best archaeological sites. A cache north of Livingston, the oldest known evidence of humans in Montana, was left by mammoth hunters more than 11,000 years...


Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

by Edward Westermarck

Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language...


Urban Complexity and Planning: Theories and Computer Simulations

by Shih-Kung Lai & Haoying Han

Based on the emergent paradigm of complexity, the book provides an innovative set of arguments about how we can gain a better understanding of how cities emerge and function through computer simulations, and...


Marx and Weber on Oriental Societies: In the Shadow of Western Modernity

by Lutfi Sunar

The Orient was central to the work of Marx and Weber, both figures building their theories around the question of why modernity appeared to emerge only in the West. Extending recent work comparing the social...


Ottoman Notables and Participatory Politics: Tanzimat Reform in Tokat, 1839-1876

by John Bragg

Focussing on events in the Anatolian town of Tokat during the final two decades of the great Ottoman legal and administrative reforms known as the Tanzimat (1839-76), this book applies elements of social networking...


Disengaging from Terrorism Lessons from the Turkish Penitents

by Kamil Yilmaz

This book presents an in-depth case study of thirteen individuals who moved away from terrorist activity in Turkey. Setting their life stories in the context of political violence in support of Kurdish independence...


Shaping a Qur'anic Worldview: Scriptural Hermeneutics and the Rhetoric of Moral Reform in the Caliphate of Al-Ma' N

by Vanessa De Gifis

Exploring the subjectivity of the Qurʾān's meaning in the world, this book analyses Qurʾānic referencing in Muslim political rhetoric.

Informed by classical Arabic-Islamic rhetorical theory, the author examines...


Multiculturalism and Democracy in North Africa: Aftermath of the Arab Spring

by Moha Ennaji

Investigating the connections between multiculturalism, minorities, citizenship, and democracy in North Africa, this book argues that multiculturalism in this region- and in the Arab world at large - has reached...


The European Culture Area: A Systematic Geography

by Alexander B. Murphy, Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov & Bella Bychkova Jordan

Now in a fully updated edition, this leading textbook has been thoroughly revised to reflect the sweeping changes the past decade has brought to Europe and to incorporate new research and teaching approaches...


Women, Reconciliation and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Road Not Yet Taken

by Giulia Daniele

Women, Reconciliation and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict explores the most prominent instances of women's political activism in the occupied Palestinian territories and in Israel, focussing primarily on the...


The Middle East in World Politics (Routledge Revivals)

by Mohammed Ayoob

The Middle East is, and has always been, of major global economic and political importance. First published in 1981, this edited collection analyses many of the crucial issues that have had international repercussions...


Why the Cocks Fight

by Michele Wucker

Like two roosters in a fighting arena, Haiti and the Dominican Republic are encircled by barriers of geography and poverty. They co-inhabit the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, but their histories are as deeply...


Understanding the Tea Party Movement

by Nella Van Dyke & David S. Meyer

Although there is a long history of conservative movements in America, the library of social movement studies leans heavily to the left. The Tea Party movement, its sudden emergence and its uncertain fate, provides...


Transitional Justice and Human Rights in Morocco: Negotiating the Years of Lead

by Fadoua Loudiy

This book examines the Moroccan experience of transitional justice, more specifically the negotiation of the legacy of the period commonly referred to as the Years of Lead. This period of Moroccan history roughly...


Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue: The Formulation of Policy, 1948-1956

by Jacob Tovy

Examining the development of Israel's policy toward the Palestinian refugee issue, this book spans the period following the first Arab-Israeli War until the mid-1950s, when the basic principles of Israel's policy...


The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt

by David Giffels

In The Hard Way on Purpose, David Giffels takes us on an insider’s journey through the wreckage and resurgence of America’s Rust Belt. A native who never knew the good times, yet never abandoned his hometown...


Developments in Israeli Public Administration

by Moshe Maor

The "Israeli History, Politics and Society" series comprises multidisciplinary studies that range from elections and the Yom Kippur war to the search for a true Israeli identity and the various initiatives to...