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Journal of Levantine Studies 

Vol. 3, No. 2 | Winter 2013


Jonathan Ray
Creating Sepharad: Expulsion, Migration, and the Limits of Diaspora
Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin
Exile, History, and the Nationalization of Jewish Memory: Some reflections on the Zionist notion of History and Return
Ariel M. Sheetrit
Deterritorialization of Belonging: Between Home and the Unhomely in Miral al-Tahawy’s Brooklyn Heights and Salman Natur’s She, the Autumn, and Me

Tal Ben Zvi
Landscape Representations in Palestinian Art and Israeli Art Discourse:
The Case of Asim Abu Shaqra
Carola Cerami
Rethinking Turkey’s Soft Power in the Arab World: Islam, Secularism, and Democracy
Wael Abu-Uksa
Liberal Tolerance in Arab Political Thought: Translating Farah Antun (1874–1922)

Farah Antun
“The Meaning of ‘Tolerance,’ Which is the Basis of Modern Civilization”
Translated by Zakia Pormann
Zohar Kohavi
In Other Wods
Marzuq al-Halabi
In the Shadow of Two Languages
Translated by Esther Hecht
Orit Bashkin
New Babylonians: A History of Jews in Modern Iraq
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. 328 pp.
Review by Abbas Shiblak
Tomer Levi
The Jews of Beirut: The Rise of a Levantine Community, 1860s–1930s
New York: Peter Lang, 2012. 230 pp.
Review by Akram Khater

Jacob Norris
Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 241 pp.
Review by Max Reibman

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Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies 
Vol. 16, No. 1 | March 2014


is now available online and in print!

Special Issue: The Devil is in the Domestic? European Integration Studies and the Limits of Europeanization in Turkey

This new issue contains the following articles:

Editors' Introduction
The Devil is in the ‘Domestic’? European Integration Studies and the Limits of Europeanization in Turkey

Başak Alpan & Thomas Diez
Pages: 1-10
DOI: 10.1080/19448953.2013.864180

Zooming into the ‘Domestic’ in Europeanization: Promotion of Fight against Corruption and Minority Rights in Turkey
Gözde Yılmaz & Diğdem Soyaltın
Pages: 11-29
DOI: 10.1080/19448953.2013.864181

Europeanization in Turkey: In Search of a New Paradigm of Modernization
Alper Kaliber
Pages: 30-46
DOI: 10.1080/19448953.2013.864182

Usages of Europe in Turkish Foreign Policy towards the Middle East
Defne Günay & Kaan Renda
Pages: 47-67
DOI: 10.1080/19448953.2013.864183

‘Europe-as-Hegemony’ and Discourses in Turkey after 1999: What has ‘Europeanization’ Got to Do with It?
Başak Alpan
Pages: 68-85
DOI: 10.1080/19448953.2013.864184

AKP's ‘Europeanization’ in Civilianization, Rule of Law and Fundamental Freedoms: The Primacy of Domestic Politics
Beken Saatçioğlu
Pages: 86-101
DOI: 10.1080/19448953.2013.864185

Funding Democracy, Funding Social Services? The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights in the Context of Competing Narratives in Turkey
Hanna Mühlenhoff
Pages: 102-118
DOI: 10.1080/19448953.2013.864186

The Role of the EU in Turkey's Legislative Reforms for Eliminating Violence against Women: A Bottom-Up Approach
Burcu Özdemir
Pages: 119-136
DOI: 10.1080/19448953.2013.864187

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