Belonging and Globilisation

Edited by Kamal Boullata

January 2008 | £15.99 | $21.95 | 176pp

These essays bring together voices that are involved in shaping the art and cultural scenes outside the Western mainstream. Focusing on the concept of belonging, they explore how contemporary art produced outside the bounds of dominant cultural circuits […]

New York States of Mind

Edited by Shaheen Merali

January 2008 | £19.99 | $29.95 | 400pp

New York States of Mind addresses the current state of art and film as explored by artists living and/or working in New York. This vivid collection of artists’ interviews, film synopses and essays investigates how post-war aesthetic developments […]

Cities of the South

Edited by Barbara Drieskens, Franck Mermier and Heiko Wimmen

November 2007 | £30.00 | $45.00 | 338pp

Major cities worldwide are caught in a whirlwind of change that is turning urban spaces into strategic sites for emerging and yet undefined forms of citizenship. Migration, civil society, new spaces of consumption and exclusion, and an array […]

The Lost and Left Behind

Terry Glavin

October 2007 | £12.99 | 336pp

Ecologists are calling the age we live in the Sixth Great Extinction. The world is losing more than animal and plant species. We are also losing the vast human legacy of languages, and with it ways of living, […]

The Gulf Family

Edited by Alanoud Alsharekh

September 2007 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 200pp

The six Arab States of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are all monarchies, but their societies, economies and politics are organised primarily through kinship, in the form of extended families and tribes. No other region in the world […]

The Imagination Unbound

Kamal Abu-Deeb

May 2007 | £40.00 | $60.00 | 204pp

Contrary to common perception, the fantastic in literature was not a modern European invention. Rather, the fantastic is present in Arabic narrative dating to the ninth century. The ‘imagination unbound’ can even be traced back to pre-Islamic mythical […]

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