restricted access   Volume 64, Number 2, Spring 2010

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

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Hizbullah al-Hijaz: A History of The Most Radical Saudi Shi‘a Opposition Group

pp. 179-197

Understanding “What Islamists Want:” Public Debate and Contestation in Lebanon and Yemen

pp. 199-213

free access   Historical Breakthroughs in Arab-Israeli Negotiations: Lessons for the Future

pp. 215-233

Women’s Rights and Islam in Turkish Politics: The Civil Code Amendment

pp. 235-251

Iraq and the Domestic Political Effects of Economic Sanctions

pp. 253-268


Chronology: October 16, 2009 – January 15, 2010

pp. 269-298

Book Reviews

Caplan’s Contested Histories Considered

pp. 299-300

Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Holy Places of Jerusalem in Middle East Peace Agreements: The Conflict between Global and State Identities (review)

pp. 301-302

War on Sacred Grounds (review)

pp. 302-303

The Golan Heights: Occupation, Annexation, Negotiation (review)

pp. 303-304


Bedouin Law from Sinai and the Negev (review)

pp. 304-306


Gender and Class in the Egyptian Women’s Movement, 1929–1935: Changing Perspectives (review)

pp. 306-307


Understanding Iran: Everything you Need to Know, from Persia to the Islamic Republic, from Cyrus to Ahmadinejad (review)

pp. 307-309

Sexual Politics in Modern Iran (review)

p. 309


Lion of Jordan: The Life of King Hussein in War and Peace (review)

pp. 310-311


Kurdish Politics in the Middle East (review)

pp. 311-312


Transforming Faith: The Story of Al-Huda and Islamic Revivalism Among Urban Pakistani Women (review)

pp. 312-313


The Emergence of Modern Istanbul: Transformation and Modernisation of a City (review)

pp. 314-315

Modern History and Politics

Contemporary Arab Thought: Cultural Critique in Comparative Perspective (review)

pp. 315-316

Autoritarismes démocratique et démocraties autoritaires au XXIe siècle: Convergences Nord-Sud. Mélanges offerts à Michel Camau, and: Démocraties et authoritarismes: Fragmentation et hybridation des régimes (review)

pp. 316-318

The Cartoons that Shook the World (review)

pp. 318-320

Philosophy, Religion, and Science

After the Prophet: The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam (review)

pp. 320-321

Religion and Politics in the Middle East: Identity, Ideology, Institutions, and Attitudes (review)

pp. 321-322


Feminism in Islam: Secular and Religious Convergences, and: Velvet Resistance: Muslim Women’s Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism (review)

pp. 323-324

Recent Publications

Recent Publications

pp. 325-329