From the Editors
Since we first launched our New Texts Out Now (NEWTON) page a little more than a year ago, we have had the opportunity to feature an astonishing range of books and articles for Jadaliyya readers. With authors generously agreeing to discuss their new works, offer background information on their research, and allow us to post excerpts from their books and articles, we have been able to offer first looks at some of the most important new work in the field, from established names and rising stars alike.
This seemed like an opportune moment to look back at the previous year and offer a review of some of the most significant work that has been featured in NEWTON. This is work that spans disciplines, regions, and methodological and theoretical approaches. We offer it for scholars working in the field, as well as teachers and students looking for recently published sources in Middle East Studies.
As always, if you wish to recommend a book to be featured in New Texts Out Now, or if you have just published a book or a peer-reviewed article, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lila Abu-Lughod and Anupama Rao, Women’s Rights, Muslim Family Law, and the Politics of Consent
Nadje Al-Ali and Nicola Pratt, “Between Nationalism and Women’s Rights: The Kurdish Women’s Movement in Iraq”
Jason Brownlee, Democracy Prevention: The Politics of the US-Egyptian Alliance
Julie A. Carlson and Elisabeth Weber, Speaking About Torture
Hamid Dabashi, The Arab Spring: The End of Postcolonialism
Rochelle Davis, Palestinian Village Histories: Geographies of the Displaced
Stephen Day, Regionalism and Rebellion in Yemen: A Troubled Union
Nergis Ertürk, Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey
Belén Fernández, The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work
Adam Hanieh, Capitalism and Class in the Gulf Arab States
Linda Herrera and Asef Bayat, Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North
Karima Khalil, Messages from Tahrir: Signs from Egypt’s Revolution
Roger Owen, The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life
Wendy Pearlman, Violence, Nonviolence, and the Palestinian National Movement
Joseph Sassoon, Saddam Hussein’s Ba’th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime
Joshua Stacher, Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt and Syria
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@sakkeh3arja Yes it's dated, but gaining traction as more rebels are openly calling for Israel's support of the "revolution." thx for ur voc
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