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The Nation or the Ummah
The Nation or the Ummah (December 2021)
Islamism and Turkish Foreign Policy
Birol Başkan - Author
Ömer Taşpınar - Author

Explains why Turkey embraced the Arab Spring despite the risk both domestically and internationally.

Turkey’s enthusiastic embrace of the Arab Spring set in motion a dynamic that fundamentally altered its relations with the United States, Russia, Qatar, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Iran, and transformed Turkey from a soft power to a hard power in the tangled g...(Read More)
 
 
The Anonymity of a Commentator
The Anonymity of a Commentator (September 2021)
Zakariyyā al-Anṣārī and the Rhetoric of Muslim Commentaries
Matthew B. Ingalls - Author

A close study of one of the most prolific commentary writers in Islamic history.

The Anonymity of a Commentator examines the life and writings of the Egyptian Sufi-scholar Zakariyyā al-Anṣārī (d. 926/1520), the longest-serving chief Shāfi‘ī justice to the Mamlūk sultanate during its final years. It analyzes al-Anṣārī’s commentaries in the disciplines of Sufism and Islamic la...(Read More)
 
 
All the World Is Awry
All the World Is Awry (August 2021)
Al-Ma‛arrī and the Luzūmiyyāt, Revisited
R. Kevin Lacey - Author

Examines the thought of Abū al-‛Alā' al-Ma‛arrī (973–1057 CE) within the broader context of the major trends in Arab Islamic political and intellectual history by the time of his flourishing.

Free-thinking poet, grammarian, social critic, and satirist, Abū al-‛Alā' al-Ma‛arrī (973–1057 CE) remains one of the more celebrated and intriguing personalities in the his...(Read More)
 
 
Flesh of My Flesh
Flesh of My Flesh (July 2021)
Sexual Violence in Modern Hebrew Literature
Ilana Szobel - Author

Examines representations of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature, focusing on the ways in which sexual aggression relates to Zionism, gender, ethnicity, and disability.

Flesh of My Flesh looks at one of the most silenced and repressed aspects of Israeli culture by examining the trope of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature. Ilana Szobel explores how sexual viol...(Read More)
 
 
Premises and Problems
Premises and Problems (May 2021)
Essays on World Literature and Cinema
Luiza Franco Moreira - Edited and with an introduction by

Discusses world literature and cinema from the perspective of literary languages and film traditions that do not hold a hegemonic position.

World literature, many have stressed, is a systematic category. Both literary scholars and social scientists have argued that the prestige of the major literary languages is key to establishing the shape of the overall system. In order to criti...(Read More)
 
 
Ummah
Ummah (May 2021)
A New Paradigm for a Global World
Katrin A. Jomaa - Author

Offers the Islamic concept of ummah as an alternative to the nation-state.

How can we live together without alienation, avoidance, and fear? How can we complement one another such that each of us can uniquely contribute to the making of our societies? To address these and other questions, Katrin A. Jomaa examines the moral, political, and spiritual understanding of the Qur’...(Read More)
 
 
The International Dimension of the Israel-Palestinian Conflict
The International Dimension of the Israel-Palestinian Conflict (January 2021)
A Post-Eurocentric Approach
Daniela Huber - Author

Analyzes the Israel-Palestinian conflict by looking at its interactions with seven regional and global powers and the way the conflict is framed at the international level.

Despite decades of international diplomatic efforts, a solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict is still as elusive as ever, forcing us to ask the question: have global and regional powers, rather than helpi...(Read More)
 
 
Citizenship and Service
Citizenship and Service (December 2020)
The Politics of Civic National Service in Israel
Etta Bick - Author

Assesses the place of non-military national service in Israeli politics and society.

All citizens in a democracy are promised the same guaranteed rights, but should they have the same obligations? Should minorities with different attitudes toward the state be obliged to do national service in the name of equality? And what are the social and political consequences for minor...(Read More)
 
 
The Hebrew Orient
The Hebrew Orient (December 2020)
Palestine in Jewish American Visual Culture, 1901-1938
Jessica L. Carr - Author

Examines the role that images of Palestine played in the construction of prewar Jewish American identity.

In the decades before the establishment of the State of Israel, striking images of Palestine circulated widely among Jewish Americans. These images visualized “the Orient” for American viewers, creating the possibility for Jewish Americans to understand themselves through imagining “Oriental” counterp...(Read More)
 
 
Complex Effects of International Relations
Complex Effects of International Relations (November 2020)
Intended and Unintended Consequences of Human Actions in Middle East Conflicts
Ofer Israeli - Author

Identifies the many ways in which unexpected outcomes are endemic to international relations due to the complexity of world politics.

In this comprehensive and unique theory-practice study, Ofer Israeli examines complex effects of international relations relating to various indirect—intended and unintended—consequences of intentional human action. These effects may be desirable or ...(Read More)
 
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