Books

Reading the Arab World

Reading the Arab World

Reading the Arab World (Routledge, 2021) by Yehia Mohamed allows students to learn how the Arabic language works in the real world. The content-based textbook for intermediate to advanced students is…
Black Blocks, White Squares

Black Blocks, White Squares

Offering a unique way to explore key concepts in political science, Black Blocks, White Squares: Crosswords with an Anarchist Edge (AK Press, 2021) by Leonard Williams is a collection of fifty-one…
Darfur Allegory

Darfur Allegory

Darfur Allegory (University of Chicago Press, 2021) by Rogaia Abusharaf  is a dispatch from the humanitarian crisis that explains the historical and ethnographic background to competing narratives that have informed…
World Literature Decentered

World Literature Decentered

World Literature Decentered: Beyond the “West” through Turkey, Mexico and Bengal (Routledge 2021) by Ian Almond seeks to decenter Eurocentric discourses of global literature and global history – not just by…
Palestine as Metaphor

Palestine as Metaphor

Palestine as Metaphor (Olive Branch Press) gives insight into of the greatest Arabic language poets of the 20th century, the late Palestinian author and cultural icon Mahmoud Darwish. The book…
Law and Politics under the Abbasids

Law and Politics under the Abbasids

Abu Ma’ali al-Juwayni (d.478/1085) lived in a politically tumultuous period. The rise of powerful dynastic families forced the Abbasid Caliph into a position of titular power, and created instability. He…
Philosophy as Love of Wisdom

Philosophy as Love of Wisdom

This volume, edited by Patrick Laude and Peter Jonkers, gathers the proceedings of the international conference of the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy “Re-learning to be Human for…
The Interest Group Society

The Interest Group Society

Considered the gold standard on interest group politics, this book analyzes interest groups within the intuitive framework of democratic theory. Readers gain an understanding of the workings of interest groups…
God at the Grassroots 2016

God at the Grassroots 2016

God at the Grassroots 2016 (Rowman & Littlefield 2017), edited by Mark Rozell and Clyde Wilcox gathers a distinguished group of political scientists, many of whom have been studying the…
Locating the Shari’a

Locating the Shari'a

The study of the sharīʿa has enjoyed a renaissance in the last two decades and it will continue to attract interdisciplinary attention given the ongoing social, political and religious developments…
Fatima Jinnah

Fatima Jinnah

Although fifty years have passed since the death of Fatima Jinnah – author, activist and stateswoman known in Pakistan as the ‘mother of the nation’ – Fatima Jinnah: Mother of…

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