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Publications

Recent Publications by Professor Amin Saikal, staff and research students of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies.

Egyptians in Revolt: The Political Economy of Labor and Student Mobilizations

Author/editor: Ghafar, AA
Year published: 2017

Egyptians in Revolt investigates the political economy of the Egyptian labor and student movements. Using elements of social movement theory within a broad political economy framework, it assesses...

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Afghanistan: A state in limbo

Author/editor: Saikal, A, Cavelty, MD and Balzacq, T
Year published: 2017

Monograph chapter.

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Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan's Diminishing relationship

Author/editor: Bleuer, C
Year published: 2016

Monograph chapter.

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Saudi Clerics and Shi'a Islam

Author/editor: Ismail, R
Year published: 2016

The Saudi "ulama" are known for their strong opposition to Shi'a theology, Shi'a communities in Saudi Arabia, and external Shi'a influences such as Iran and Hezbollah. Their...

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The Saudi Ulama and the Syrian Civil War

Author/editor: Ismail, R
Year published: 2016

Monograph chapter.

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The US-Iran Relationship: The Impact of Political Identity on Foreign Policy

Author/editor: Kinch, P
Year published: 2016

Since the Revolution of 1978/79, which eventually brought to power Ayatollah Khomeini and his circle of conservative, though politically active, clerics, the relationship between Iran and the USA...

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State-Society Dynamics and Authoritarian Stability in Central Asia

Author/editor: Nourzhanov, K
Year published: 2016

Monograph chapter.

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Russia's Afghanistan policy after 2014: Staying an arm's length and preparing for the worst

Author/editor: Nourzhanov, K.
Year published: 2016

Monograph chapter.

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Russia's Afghanistan policy after 2014: Staying an arm's length and preparing for the worst

Author/editor: Nourzhanov, K.
Year published: 2016

Monograph chapter.

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Frankenstein à Bagdad

Author/editor: Saadawi, A, Meyer, F
Year published: 2016

Translated into French by FRANCE MEYER
Ahmed Saadawi modern-day Frankenstein novel set in Baghdad won the Arab world's top prize for fiction in 2014. Frankenstein in Baghdad captures...

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