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This well-established series focuses on developments that have critical, current significance for the entire Middle Eastern region. This series is distinguished by works that analyze legal, political, or religious trends or explore contemporary issues through existing and emerging forms of media. Syracuse University Press presents books for specialists, policy-makers, and general readers that advance theory, inquiry, and understanding in this complex region.

Generations of DissentIntellectuals, Cultural Production, and the State in the Middle East and North Africa



Cover for the book: We Are Iraqis

We Are IraqisAesthetics and Politics in a Time of War



Cover for the book: Political Muslims

Political MuslimsUnderstanding Youth Resistance in a Global Context





Cover for the book: Colonial Jerusalem

Colonial JerusalemThe Spatial Construction of Identity and Difference in a City of Myth, 1948-2012


Cover for the book: Shahaama

ShahaamaFive Egyptian Men Tell Their Stories