GAZA UNDER HAMAS: Beyond Elections and Governance (New Edition)
London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021.
ISBN: 9780755634392

GAZA UNDER HAMAS: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
London: I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2017.
ISBN: 9781784537777




Reviewed in Medium Online Platform, 17 April 2020.

Reviewed in Gulf Daily News, 30 November 2018.

Reviewed in Jewish News in Times of Israel, 18 May 2018.

Reviewed in Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 47, no. 2, 2018.

Reviewed in Middle East Policy, vol. 24, no. 4, 2017.

Reviewed in Journal of Islamic Studies, vol. 28, no. 4, 2017.

Reviewed in al-Mustaqil al-Harbi, vol. 458, no. 39, 2017.

Reviewed in Middle East Monitor, 26 November 2017.

Reviewed in Israel Book Review, 16 September 2017.

Reviewed in The Times Literary Supplement, 18 August 2017.

Reviewed in Choice Magazine, vol. 54, no. 12, 2017.

Reviewed in Perspectives on Terrorism, vol. 11, no. 1, 2017.

Reviewed in Middle East Monitor, 20 March 2017.

Available in libraries worldwide including:

New York – United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library

Geneva – United Nations Archives and Library




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