Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures

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  1. The Optimist
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  2. Archive Wars
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  3. Graveyard of Clerics
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  4. Cleft Capitalism
    Egypt has undergone significant economic liberalization under the auspices of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, USAID, and the European Commission. Yet after more than four decades of economic reform, the Egyptian... Learn More
    Published: 2nd June 2020
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  5. The Universal Enemy
    No contemporary figure is more demonized than the Islamist foreign fighter who wages jihad around the world. Spreading violence, disregarding national borders, and rejecting secular norms, so-called jihadists seem opposed to universalism... Learn More
    Published: 10th December 2019
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  6. Waste Siege
    Waste Siege offers an analysis unusual in the study of Palestine: it depicts the environmental, infrastructural, and aesthetic context in which Palestinians are obliged to forge their lives. To speak of waste siege is to describe... Learn More
    Published: 10th December 2019
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  7. Heritage and the Cultural Struggle for Palestine
    In recent decades, Palestinian heritage organizations have launched numerous urban regeneration and museum projects across the West Bank in response to the enduring Israeli occupation. These efforts to reclaim and assert Palestinian... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2019
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  8. Iran Reframed
    An inside look at what it means to be pro-regime in Iran, and the debates around the future of the Islamic Republic.More than half of Iran's citizens were not alive at the time of the 1979 Revolution. Now entering its fifth decade... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2019
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  9. Banking on the State
    In 1943, Lebanon gained its formal political independence from France; only after two more decades did the country finally establish a national central bank. Inaugurated on April 1, 1964, the Banque du Liban (BDL) was billed by... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2019
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  10. Familiar Futures
    Iraq was the first postcolonial state recognized as legally sovereign by the League of Nations amid the twentieth-century wave of decolonization movements. It also emerged as an early laboratory of development projects designed... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2019
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  11. Hamas Contained
    Hamas rules Gaza and the lives of the two million Palestinians who live there. Demonized in media and policy debates, various accusations and critical assumptions have been used to justify extreme military action against Hamas.... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2018
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  12. Hotels and Highways
    The early decades of the Cold War presented seemingly boundless opportunity for the construction of "laboratories" of American society abroad: microcosms where experts could scale down problems of geopolitics to manageable size,... Learn More
    Published: 17th April 2018
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  13. Bureaucratic Intimacies
    Human rights are politically fraught in Turkey, provoking suspicion and scrutiny among government workers for their anti-establishment left-wing connotations. Nevertheless, with eyes worldwide trained on Turkish politics, and... Learn More
    Published: 3rd October 2017
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  14. Brothers Apart
    When the state of Israel was established in 1948, not all Palestinians became refugees: some stayed behind and were soon granted citizenship. Those who remained, however, were relegated to second-class status in this new country,... Learn More
    Published: 5th September 2017
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  15. Impossible Exodus
    Between 1949 and 1951, 123,000 Iraqi Jews immigrated to the newly established Israeli state. Lacking the resources to absorb them all, the Israeli government resettled them in maabarot, or transit camps, relegating them to poverty.... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2017
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  16. Revolution without Revolutionaries
    The revolutionary wave that swept the Middle East in 2011 was marked by spectacular mobilization, spreading within and between countries with extraordinary speed. Several years on, however, it has caused limited shifts in structures... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2017
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