Politics

  • Palestinians between Nationalism and Islam

    Palestinians between Nationalism and Islam

    £19.95

    Israeli, Raphael

    This collection of mostly already-published articles illustrates the tension over the years between nascent Palestinian nationalism as articulated by the PLO and Islam as incorporated by Hamas. The latter's victory in the 2006 elections makes the matter all the more pertinent. Contents include: Introduction: Palestinian Affairs in World Perspective...

  • Public Administration in Transition

    Public Administration in Transition

    £24.00

    Essays in Honor of Gerald E Caiden

    Edited by: Argyriades, Demetrios; Dwivedi, O.P.; Jabbra, Joseph

    Global developments over the past half-century have transformed public administration and brought it to maturity as an autonomous discipline at the intersection of many important fields of study. The trends and challenges which confront this discipline are...

  • Russia: A New Cold War?

    Russia: A New Cold War?

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    Edited by: Korinman, Michel; Laughland, John

    When Vladimir Putin came to power in 2000, George Bush said he was a man he could trust. Since then, relations between Russia and the West have gone from bad to worse. The EU and Russia have been unable to agree on the terms of...

  • Shia Power: Next Target Iran?

    Shia Power: Next Target Iran?

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    Edited by: Korinman, Michel; Laughland, John

    This book, the first in a new series from the Daedalos Institute of Geopolitics in Cyprus, asks whether Iran has pretensions to become the leader of the Muslim world, and it poses the following questions: Does the Islamic Republic intend to acquire a nuclear bomb?...

  • Stafford Cripps in Moscow 1940-1942

    Stafford Cripps in Moscow 1940-1942

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    Diaries and Papers

    Gorodetsky, Gabriel

    A country gentleman, Sir Stafford Cripps - ascetic, vegetarian, and a devout Christian with a lucrative career at the bar - cut an incongruous figure in British politics of the 1930s. By the time war broke out, his position among Labour's most radical backbenchers had made him...

  • The Arab Cocoon

    The Arab Cocoon

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    Progress and Modernity in Arab Societies

    Heggy, Tarek

    In The Arab Cocoon, author Tarek Heggy explores the reasons behind the widespread refusal of Arabic-speaking societies to join in the march towards modernity and progress. The refusal, according to Heggy, is due to three constraints, namely: (1) a widespread anti-modernity and anti-integration religious...

  • The Arab Mind Bound

    The Arab Mind Bound

    £45.00

    Heggy, Tarek

    The Arab Mind Bound proposes that Arab culture has been stifled by two major problems. The first is that of religion misinterpreted. Islam has come to be seen and propagated as a religion of violence, while in reality this violence is merely the result of a single interpretation of...

  • The Journey to the Arab Spring

    The Journey to the Arab Spring

    £50.00

    The Ideological Roots of the Middle East Upheaval in Arab Liberal Thought

    Govrin, David

    This book analyzes the roots of the ideological discourse among distinguished Arab intellectuals and liberals regarding political reforms and democratization processes in the Arab states during the three decades that preceded the 'Arab Spring.' It fills a void...

  • The Long March to the West

    The Long March to the West

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    Twenty-First Century Migration in Europe and the Greater Mediterranean Area

    Edited by: Korinman, Michel; Laughland, John

    This second book in the series Geopolitical Affairs concentrates on migration in the twenty-first century. Migration will be one of the biggest issues in world geopolitics in the years to come. Huge population flows are one...

  • The Next War between Israel and Egypt

    The Next War between Israel and Egypt

    £50.00

    Examining a High-intensity War between Two of the Strongest Militaries in the Middle East

    Eilam, Ehud

    Based on an insider's knowledge of weaponry and of actual Israeli and Egyptian battle strategies, this book examines how two of the strongest regional militaries would likely fight a high intensity war in the Middle East....