Postgraduate Module Descriptor


ARAM186: International Relations of the Middle East

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

  • Fawcett, L. (ed.) (2013) International Relations of the Middle East (3 rd ed.) (Oxford University Press).
  • Hinnebusch, R. (2015) The International Politics of the Middle East (2 nd ed.) (Manchester University Press).
  • Halliday, F. (2005) The Middle East in International Relations (Cambridge University Press).
  • Hinnebusch, R. and A. Ehteshami (eds.) (2014) The Foreign Policies of Middle East States (2 nd ed.) (Lynne Rienner).
  • Korany, B. and A.E.H. Dessouki (eds.) (2008) The Foreign Policies of Arab States: The Challenge of Globalization (3 rded.) (AUC Press).
  • Adler, E., F. Bicchi, B. Crawford and R.A. del Sarto (eds.) The Convergence of Civilizations: Constructing a Mediterranean Region (University of Toronto Press).
  • Barnett, M.N. (1998) Dialogues in Arab Politics: Negotiations in Regional Order (Columbia University Press).
  • Braveboy-Wagner, J.A. (ed.) (2003) The Foreign Policies of the Global South. Rethinking Conceptual Frameworks(Lynne Rienner).
  • Cleveland, W. (2004) A History of the Contemporary Middle East (Westview).
  • Ferabolli, S. (2014) Arab Regionalism: A Post-Structural Perspective (Routledge).
  • Fürtig, H. (ed.) (2014) Regional Powers in the Middle East: New Constellations after the Arab Revolts (Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Hinnebusch, R. (2003) The International Relations of the Middle East (Manchester University Press).
  • Ismael, T.Y. and G.E. Perry (eds.) (2014) The International Relations of the Contemporary Middle East. Subordination and After (Routledge).
  • Mason, R. (ed.) (2014) The International Politics of the Arab Spring: Popular Unrest and Foreign Policy (Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Milton-Edwards, B. (2006) Contemporary Politics in the Middle East (Polity Press).
  • Nonneman, G. (ed.) (2005) Analyzing Middle East Foreign Policies and the Relationship with Europe (Routledge).
  • Salloukh, B. and R. Brynen (eds.) (2004) Persistent Permeability? Regionalism, Localism and Globalization in the Middle East (Ashgate, 2004).
  • Telhami, S. and Barnett, M.N. (eds.) (2002) Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East (Cornell University Press).
  • Zoubir, Y.H. and H. Amirah (eds.) (2008) North Africa: Politics, Region, and the Limits of Transformation (Routledge)
  • Zoubir, Y.H. and G. White (eds.) (2015) North African Politics: Change and Continuity (Routledge).