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The 2009 Iranian Presidential Elections in Comparative Perspective
Creation, Originality, and Innovation in Sufi Poetry
(University of California Press, 2011)
Why has the West developed and modernized, while the Muslim world has lagged behind? Why has democracy not found a hospitable home in much of the Muslim world? Why have the opponents of innovation found their message so ...
Europe, the US, and the Gulf After the Cold War
Is Basic Income Still Worth Talking About?
(ABC-CLIO (Praeger), 2013)
"While recent catastrophic events in New Orleans and Haiti may have magnified issues of social inequity, leaders have debated over poverty and discrimination for decades. Are the poor disadvantaged by the institutions of ...
Saudi Arabia: Family, Religion, Army and Oil
One of the implications of Orientalism is that the Arab world, as a homogeneous entity, is often analysed as an anomaly within the international system. This book argues that, despite their differences, societies across ...
Why we demand an unconditional basic income: the ECSO freedom case
(Presses universitaires de Louvain, 2011)
This book brings together fifty of today's finest thinkers. They were asked to let their imaginations run free to advance new ideas on a wide range of social and political issues. They did so as friends, on the occasion ...
Terrorism and Political Violence in the Middle East and North Africa: Drivers and Limitations
This edited volume brings together both western and non-western approaches to counter-terrorism in the post-9/11 era. This multi-cultural study of counter-terrorism strategies identifies common lessons from failed and ...