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Turkey s New European Era Foreign Policy on the Road

Turkey’s New European Era: Foreign Policy on the Road to EU Membership

The European Commission, once asserted that “even before Bulgaria and Romania joined the Union, Turkey and Croatia, had begun joining the EU....

The Broken Olive Branch Nationalism Ethnic Conflict and the Quest

The Broken Olive Branch: Nationalism, Ethnic Conflict and the Quest for Peace in Cyprus

The Broken Olive Branch is a two vol- ume book wherein the author analyses the Cyprus question through the prisms of ethno nationalism. In the...

Economic Liberalization and Turkey

Economic Liberalization and Turkey

“Economic Liberalization and Turkey” provides comprehensive information relat- ed to liberalization of trade in agricultural and industrial goods,...

From Hellenism to Islam Cultural and Linguistic Change in the

From Hellenism to Islam, Cultural and Linguistic Change in the Roman Near East

This is an important addition to the mounting literature on the cultural and especially the linguistic mix in the east- ern provinces of the Roman...

The Shiites of Lebanon under Ottoman Rule 1516-1788

The Shiites of Lebanon under Ottoman Rule, 1516-1788

Stefan Winter’s recent study is a truly revisionist reading of the history of Leba- nese communities under the Ottoman Em- pire. It is the product...

Honored by the Glory of Islam Conversion and Conquest in

Honored by the Glory of Islam: Conversion and Conquest in Ottoman Europe

Drawing on contemporary archival and manuscript sources, Marc Baer unfolds the most fascinating story of Sultan Mehmed IV. Although his reign was...

The Obama Moment: European and American Perspectives

When Barack Obama became president of the United States in January 2009, expectations were unprecedented. Although Obama had proven his ability to...

Islam and Liberal Citizenship The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Andrew March, starting from John Rawls’s concept of overlapping consensus, examines whether or not Islamic political ethics provides a legitimate...

A Common Word Muslims and Christians on Loving God and

A Common Word, Muslims and Christians on Loving God and Neighbor

This volume is the first monographsized publication on the most important initiative towards interfaith dialogue between the Abrahamic religions in...

German Orientalism The Study of the Middle East and Islam

German Orientalism: The Study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945

Ursula Wokoeck’s book is a dissertation written at the School of History, Tel Aviv University. Known by her articles on Ibn Khaldun, Theodor...

Muslim Laws Politics and Society in Modern Nation States

Muslim Laws, Politics and Society in Modern Nation States

In this book, the author focuses on Muslim people’s social and legal situation and their legal attitudes from various points of view. The book has...

Saudi-Iranian Relations since the Fall of Saddam

Saudi-Iranian Relations since the Fall of Saddam

This slim volume examines a relationship that is pivotal for the stability of the Gulf and the wider Arab world and has major implications for...

Political Settlements in Divided Societies Consociationalism and Cyprus

Political Settlements in Divided Societies – Consociationalism and Cyprus

There is a growing literature on what political settlements are to be adopted in deeply divided (or post-conflict) societies and in protracted...

Imagine Europe: The Search for European Identity and Spirituality

Lately, the search for the revival of a European spirit to respond to the continent’s pervasive crises in economic, social, cultural, and political...

Neighborhood Challenge The European Union and its Neighbors

Neighborhood Challenge: The European Union and its Neighbors

The EU’s neighborhood policy presents an alternative perspective to its position on enlargement and membership. As such, it complements the EU’s...

Europe s Destiny The Old Lady and the Bull

Europe’s Destiny: The Old Lady and the Bull

Scholars and politicians debating the future of Europe usually fall into two camps. There are the Euro-enthusiasts, claiming that Brussels – backed...

Türkiye de Siyasal Katılım Tek Partiden AK Parti ye Siyasal

Türkiye’de Siyasal Katılım, Tek Partiden AK Parti’ye Siyasal İslam ve Demokrasi Tartışmaları

There are many institutions playing a role in weaving the ideals of democracy into Turkey’s social fabric. Many political actors in Turkish...

Die Tükei die Juden und der Holocaust

Die Tükei, die Juden und der Holocaust

Within a larger trend of critically rewriting the history of the early Turkish Republic, the history of the Jews in 20th century Turkey has...

International Migration and Citizenship Today

International Migration and Citizenship Today

This book is a coherent and informative study of international migration with a specific focus on the reception of migrants in the West, in the...

A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith

A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith: With “On My Religion”

American political philosopher John Rawls (1921-2002) became world-famous when his A Theory of Justice (1971) was published and soon translated...

Secular Cycles

Secular Cycles

Peter Turchin and Sergey Nefedov’s book focusing on recent theoretical analysis of economic and sociological history, is a text of limitless...

Veil Mirror of Identity

Veil: Mirror of Identity

Christian Joppke’s study is an ambitious project that tries to examine the different ways in which European countries respond to the increased...

Redeploying the State Corporatism Neoliberalism and Coalition Politics

Redeploying the State: Corporatism, Neoliberalism, and Coalition Politics

Redeploying the State is a book about statehood, which can also be called state strength, capacity, or effectiveness. In order to address this...

Energy Security and Global Politics The Militarization of Resource Management

Energy Security and Global Politics: The Militarization of Resource Management

An increase in world’s energy needs coupled with a decrease in available resources has created a trend that will lead to the militarization of...

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