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Why Yemen Matters

Edited by Helen Lackner

February 2014 | £21.99 | 360pp

In November 2011, an agreement brokered by the GCC brought an end to Yemen’s tumultuous uprising. The National Dialogue Conference has opened a window of opportunity for change, bringing Yemen’s main political forces together with groups that were […]

Political Islam

Political Islam

Edited by Khaled Hroub

November 2010 | £16.99 | $24.95 | 320pp

This volume offers a comprehensive discussion of the contemporary debates within political Islam, providing an in-depth analysis of the specific movements, countries and regions in the Arab world and Israel. The contributors contend that the evolution of Islamic […]

Demystifying Syria

Demystifying Syria

Edited by Fred H. Lawson

October 2009 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 224pp

Demystifying Syria offers an extraordinary insight into the shifting relations between the Ba‘th party and the armed forces, civil law, social structure, burgeoning private enterprise, internal political opposition, the European Union and its relation to Syria. This book […]

Higher Education in the Gulf

Higher Education in the Gulf States

Edited by Christopher Davidson and Peter Mackenzie Smith

November 2008 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 192pp

Nowhere in the world is university education expanding as rapidly as in the six-member state of the Gulf Cooperation Council. In two generations the region has gone from having the Middle East’s least educated population to boasting a […]

Popular Culture and Political Identity in the Gulf

Popular Culture and Political Identity in the Arab Gulf States

Edited by Alanoud Alsharekh and Robert Springborg

July 2008 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 144pp

As the Gulf assumes an ever more important identity in the global political economy, we see the emergence of a new popular and political culture underpinning its increasingly self-confident national identities. This volume explores the new dynamism of […]

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British-Egyptian Relations

Edited by Noel Brehony and Ayman El-Desouky

October 2007 | £16.99 | $21.95 | 336pp

This account of the first major forum to review relations between Britain and Egypt, held in London in 2006, demonstrates how political, economic and cultural interaction between the countries has developed since the Suez invasion of 1956. In […]

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