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The Theory of War and Peace The Geophilosophy of Europe

The Theory of War and Peace: The Geophilosophy of Europe

A professor in the Department of Philosophy, Oleg Bazaluk focuses on war and peace in his book and attempts to develop a philosophical theory of...

Decentralisation and the Management of Ethnic Conflict Lessons from the

Decentralisation and the Management of Ethnic Conflict: Lessons from the Republic of Macedonia

Decentralisation and the Management of Ethnic Conflict, by Aisling Lyon, offers an analysis of local government decentralization as a potential...

From Empire to Republic The Role of American Missionaries in

From Empire to Republic: The Role of American Missionaries in US-Ottoman Empire Relations and Their Educational Legacy

Hacer Bahar’s From Empire to Republic has important insights about one of the most important pillars of Turkey-U.S. relations: American...

Turkey and Transatlantic Relations

Turkey and Transatlantic Relations

Turkey and Transatlantic Relations, edited by Aylin Ünver Noi and Sasha Toperich, focuses on Turkey’s transatlantic relations through the...

The Persian Gulf Dilemma United in the West Divided in

The Persian Gulf Dilemma: United in the West, Divided in the Gulf

Since the beginning of the 20th century, Western influence in the Persian Gulf has continued to expand; this process has also exposed several...

Egypt

Egypt

The events that preceded and followed the downfall of then octogenarian Hosni Mubarak in February 2011 are tackled by Robert Springborg in the...

Christianity and American State Violence in Iraq Priestly or Prophetic

Christianity and American State Violence in Iraq: Priestly or Prophetic?

Christianity and American State Violence in Iraq: Priestly or Prophetic? attempts to rethink the relationship of religion and violence by taking...

After the Sheikhs The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies

After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies

After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies, argues that “traditional monarchy as a legitimate regime type in the region is soon...

Islam and Good Governance A Political Philosophy of Ihsan

Islam and Good Governance: A Political Philosophy of Ihsan

Questions about Islam’s compatibility with democracy, its relationship with terrorism and the lack of good governance in Muslim countries have...

Rethinking Turkey-Iraq Relations The Dilemma of Partial Cooperation

Rethinking Turkey-Iraq Relations: The Dilemma of Partial Cooperation

In Rethinking Turkey-Iraq Relations, Kumral explores the Saadabad Pact of 1937, the defense pact of 1955, the fall of the Pro-western Iraqi...

America and the Making of Modern Turkey Science Culture and

America and the Making of Modern Turkey: Science, Culture and Political Alliances

America and the Making of Modern Turkey: Science, Culture and Political Alliances, explores the activities of American philanthropic organizations...

The Politics of Recognition and Engagement EU Member States Relations

The Politics of Recognition and Engagement: EU Member States Relations with Kosovo

Declaring its independence on February 18, 2008, Kosovo received strong support from the EU as a whole, yet when it comes to individual states the...

Central and Southeast European Politics Since 1989

Central and Southeast European Politics Since 1989

Central and Southeast European Politics Since 1989 aims to keep readers updated on the troublesome issues the countries of region have dealt with...

Behind the Veil A Critical Analysis of European Veiling Laws

Behind the Veil: A Critical Analysis of European Veiling Laws

Behind the Veil deepens the literature with its specific focus on the question of veiling and the way it is approached in European legislation and...

Trust in the European Union in Challenging Times Interdisciplinary European

Trust in the European Union in Challenging Times: Interdisciplinary European Studies

Trust in the European Union in Challenging Times offers an interdisciplinary approach to trust in the European Union (EU) derived from political...

Yemen in the International Security Agenda The Context of Tribalism

Yemen in the International Security Agenda: The Context of Tribalism, Sectarianism, and Intervention

Yemen’s socio-political structure has a close connection with the tribes. Unlike the central and southern parts of the country, Yemen’s extreme...

The Hell of Good Intentions America s Foreign Policy Elite

The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy offers readers a persuasive explanation that aims to...

Identity Conflict and Politics in Turkey Iran and Pakistan

Identity, Conflict and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan

This edited volume is a comprehensive text examining the relationship between identity politics and conflict management. The book works across...

State of Emergency Travels in a Troubled World

State of Emergency: Travels in a Troubled World

The prologue of Navid Kermani’s travelogue describes an eclectic teahouse in Cairo, and what follows is, indeed, an eclectic collection of writings...

Qatar Small State Big Politics

Qatar: Small State, Big Politics

Gaining independence from Britain in 1971 and enjoying enormous oil and natural gas resources, Qatar has exerted extraordinarily large influence...

Cyprus and the Roadmap for Peace A Critical Interrogation of

Cyprus and the Roadmap for Peace: A Critical Interrogation of the Conflict

Michális S. Michael and Yücel Vural’s edited volume of Cyprus and the Roadmap for Peace: A Critical Interrogation of the Conflict has its roots in...

The Sovietization of Azerbaijan The South Caucasus in the Triangle

The Sovietization of Azerbaijan: The South Caucasus in the Triangle of Russia, Turkey and Iran, 1920-1922

The Sovietization of Azerbaijan is a political history of the occupation of the sovereign Azerbaijan state in 1920 by Soviet Russia, and of the...

The Gumilev Mystique Biopolitics Eurasianism and the Construction of Community

The Gumilev Mystique: Biopolitics, Eurasianism, and the Construction of Community in Modern Russia

Professor Mark Bassin’s book deals with Lev Gumilev, the seminal Russian historian, ethnographer and philosopher, who is quite popular in Russia....

Political Science A Global Perspective

Political Science: A Global Perspective

This new text on Political Science is a very advanced intellectual discourse on selected topics in the discipline. It is written by established and...

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