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Raymond Hinnebusch, The International Politics of the Middle East, revised second edition. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Raymond Hinnebusch (RH): Having taught international politics for many years, I became dissatisfied with the texts available for students. Some were purely historical and descriptive. Many were edited collections of chapters on individual countries, often uninformed by a common ...Keep Reading »
New Texts Out Now: Raymond Hinnebusch, From Arab Spring to Arab Winter: Explaining the Limits of Post-Uprising Democratization
Raymond Hinnebusch, editor, From Arab Spring to Arab Winter: Explaining the Limits of Post-Uprising Democratization, special issue of Democratization 22.2 (2015). Jadaliyya (J): What made you put this special issue together? Raymond Hinnebusch (RH): We felt that the debate over who had been vindicated by the uprising between democratization theorists and post-democratization/authoritarian resilience advocates had been exhausted. The main initial problematic of the Arab ...Keep Reading »
Raymond Hinnebusch is Professor of International Relations and Middle East Studies, director of the Centre for Syrian Studies, and a founding member of Institute of Middle East, Central Asia, and Caucasus Studies at the University of St. Andrews. He is the author of International Politics of the Middle East (Manchester, 2003, revised and updated 2015); The Foreign Policies of Middle East States (Rienner, 2002, revised and updated, 2014); Turkey-Syria Relations: Between Amity and Enmity (Ashgate, 2013); Suriya: thawra min fawq (Riad al-Rayyes, 2011); The Iraq War: Causes and Consequences (Rienner, 2006); Syria, Revolution from Above (Routledge, 2000); The Syrian-Iranian Alliance: Middle Powers in a Penetrated Regional System, with Anoushiravan Ehteshami (Routledge, 1997); Syria and the Middle East Peace Process, with Alasdair Drysdale (Council on Foreign Relations, 1991); Authoritarian Power in Ba'thist Syria: Army, Party and Peasant (Westview, 1990); Peasant and Bureaucracy in Ba`thist Syria: The Political Economy of Rural Development (Westview, 1989); and Egyptian Politics under Sadat (Cambridge, 1985). He co-edited Syria: From Reform to Revolt, Political Economy and International Relations, with Tina Zintl (Syracuse, 2014) and Sovereignty after Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia, with Sally Cummings (Edinburgh, 2011), and recently edited From Arab Spring to Arab Winter: Explaining the Limits of Post-Uprising Democratization, a special issue of the journal Democratization (2015).