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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...


Justice and Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

by Yaacov Bar Siman Tov

In this book, the late Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov argues that the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process so far has been mainly the result of the inability of both sides to reach an agreed formula...


Israeli Peacemaking Since 1967: Factors Behind the Breakthroughs and Failures

by Galia Golan

Examining the Israeli-Arab conflict as an "intractable conflict," Israeli Peacemaking since 1967 seeks to determine just which factors, or combination of factors, impacted on Israel's position in past peace-making...


Mountaintop Mining in Appalachia: Understanding Stakeholders and Change in Environmental Conflict

Social Work in East Asia

by Christian Aspalter

Owing to rapid economic development and the onset of population ageing, social work has become a major means of delivering social services and relieving and preventing social problems at an individual, family,...


Saving Seeds, Preserving Taste: Heirloom Seed Savers in Appalachia

Mountains of Injustice: Social and Environmental Justice in Appalachia

Standing Our Ground: Women, Environmental Justice, and the  Fight to End Mountaintop Removal

Regional Security Dialogue in the Middle East: Changes, Challenges and Opportunities

by Chen Kane & Egle Murauskaite

At this time of considerable political turmoil in the Middle East, there is a pressing need to explore alternative frameworks for regional security. The book discusses the Helsinki Process as one potentially...


Borders, Fences and Walls: State of Insecurity?

by Élisabeth Vallet

This book explores the issue of how the return of the border fences and walls as a political tool may be symptomatic of a new era in border studies and international relations. Taking a multidisciplinary approach,...


Chicago Portraits

by Chicago Tribune Staff, Rick Kogan & Michael Zajakowski

The Chicago Tribune possesses a vast photo archive spanning its more than 150 years in publication. From the Civil War era through today, its photographers have captured thousands of people, from everyday Chicagoans...


Political Islam, World Politics and Europe: From Jihadist to Institutional Islamism

by Bassam Tibi

The new and updated edition of Political Islam, World Politics and Europe focusses on the shift within political Islam, in light of 9/11 and the events of the Arab Spring, from a jihadist struggle, to institutional...


Race And Place: Equity Issues In Urban America

by John W. Frazier, Florence Margai & Eugene Tettey-fio

Racism, racial equity, and the race-place connections related to racial inequalities in the U.S. are the major themes of this book. The long history of U.S. White racism toward Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians...


Hyper Sexual, Hyper Masculine?: Gender, Race and Sexuality in the Identities of Contemporary Black Men

by Brittany C. Slatton & Kamesha Spates

Presenting new interview and auto-ethnographic data, and drawing on an array of theoretical approaches methodologies, Hyper Sexual, Hyper Masculine? explores the formation of gendered and sexual identity in...


Once I Too Had Wings: The Journals of Emma Bell Miles, 1908-1918

Reexamining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985 2000: Generations, Ideas, and Changes

by Vladimir Gel'man, Dmitry Travin & Otar Marganiya

Reexamining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985–2000: Generations, Ideas, and Changes analyzes the impact of generational changes and ideational changes on major political and economic reforms conducted...


Languages of Dress in the Middle East

by Bruce Ingham & Nancy Lindisfarne-Tapper

Considers how the languages of dress in the region connect with other social practices, and with political and religious conformity in particular. Treating cases as diverse as practices of veiling in Oman and...


Islam And Violent Separatism

by Swain

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


Peacemaking in a Divided Society: Israel After Rabin

by Sasson Sofer

This is an interdisciplinary study of Israeli society in one of the defining moments in the history of Israel. The contributors discuss the critical aspects of the political order, economics, the military, the...


Placing the Border in Everyday Life

by Reece Jones & Corey Johnson

Placing the Border in Everyday Life complicates the connection between borders and sovereign states by identifying the individuals and organizations that engage in border work at a range of scales and places....