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 […]

Sex and Punishment

Eric Berkowitz

March 2013 | £10.99 | 476pp

Sex and Punishment tells the story of the struggle throughout millennia to regulate the most powerful engine of human behaviour: sex. From the savage impalement of an Ancient Mesopotamian adulteress to the imprisonment of Oscar Wilde for ‘gross […]

Lebanon Adrift

Samir Khalaf

May 2012 | £18.99 | $27.95 | 296pp

Lebanon today is at a fateful crossroads in its eventful socio-cultural and political history. Imperiled by unsettling transformations, from postwar reconstruction and rehabilitation to the forces of postmodernity and globalism, it remains adrift. In this landmark study, Samir […]

Arab Youth

Edited by Samir Khalaf and Roseanne Saad Khalaf

January 2012 | £17.99 | $24.95 | 416pp

In 2011, Arab youth took to the streets in their thousands to demand their freedom. Although it is too early to speculate on the ultimate outcome of the uprisings, one auspicious feature stands out: they reveal the genesis […]

The New Post-Oil Arab Gulf

Edited by Nabil A. Sultan, David Weir and Zeinub Karake-Shalhoub

July 2011 | £25.00 | $39.95 | 208pp

The sharp increase in oil revenues since 2002 has left the Arab Gulf States with billions of petro-dollars. But how will these countries fare in the post-oil era? The rulers of these states are taking serious measures to […]

Arab Society and Culture

Edited by Samir Khalaf and Roseanne Saad Khalaf

December 2009 | £17.99 | $26.95 | 544pp

An essential reference for students and general readers alike, Arab Society and Culture provides wide-ranging essays and supplementary readings that challenge stereotypes and examine recent social and cultural change in Arab societies. From investigations of consumerism and Islam […]

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