The Gulf Cooperation Council States

Dr Yousef Khalifa Al-Yousef

February 2017 | £45.00 | $60.00 | 464pp

Since the oil boom of the 1970s, the Gulf Cooperation Council States have attempted to achieve economic stability and realise their development goals. Such efforts have so far been in vain, however, as these states’ autocratic governments have […]

Sufism and Surrealism

Adonis

February 2016 | £12.99 | $19.95 | 248pp

At first glance Sufism and Surrealism appear to be as far removed from one another as is possible. Adonis, however, draws convincing parallels between the two, contesting that God, in the traditional sense does not exist in Surrealism […]

Islamic State

Abdel Bari Atwan

November 2015 | £9.99 | 272pp

Based on interviews with Islamic State insiders, Abdel Bari Atwan reveals the origins and modus operandi of the fastest-growing and richest terrorist group in the world. Outlining its leadership structure and strategies, Atwan describes the group’s ideological differences […]

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 […]

Marxism, Orientalism, Cosmopolitanism

Gilbert Achcar

August 2013 | £9.99 | 176

In this collection of essays, Gilbert Achcar examines the controversial relationship of Marxism to religion, to Orientalism and its critique by Edward Said, and to the concept of cosmopolitanism.  A compelling range of issues is discussed within these […]

The People Want

Gilbert Achcar

June 2013 | £16.99 | 288pp

‘The people want …’: the first part of the slogan chanted by millions of Arab protestors since 2011 revealed a long-repressed craving for democracy. But huge social and economic problems were also laid bare by the protesters’ demands. […]

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