Award Winning Books: Middle East Studies

Another Arabesque

Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil

John Tofik Karam

Winner of the Roberto Reis BRASA Book Award, 2008
Arab American National Museum Book Award in the Adult Non-Fiction Category, 2007

A revealing investigation of changing identity in a globalizing world

232 pages | 6 x 9


Disruptive Situations

Fractal Orientalism and Queer Strategies in Beirut

Ghassan Moussawi

American Sociological Association's Section on Sexualities Distinguished Book Award, 2021
2021 Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize, National Women's Studies Association

The first comprehensive study to employ the lens of queer lives in the Arab World to understand everyday life disruptions, conflicts, and violence

210 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 2 figures, 3 halftones


Hope Is Cut

Youth, Unemployment, and the Future in Urban Ethiopia

Daniel Mains

Finalist for the Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Prize, 2013

A detailed look at young men in urban Ethiopia that reveals the impact of economic development and globalization

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 maps


Veils and Daggers

A Century of <u>National Geographic</u>'s Representation of the Arab World

Linda Steet

The American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics’ Choice Award, 2001

Critically unpacks National Geographic's portrayal of the Arab World

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 halftones