Mehran Kamrava

Articles

  1. Kamrava, Mehran. "Oil and Institutional Stasis in the Persian Gulf." Journal of Arabian Studies 8, S1 (2018): 1-12.
  2. Kamrava, Mehran. “Accessing the Multipolarity and Instability in the Middle East.” Orbis 62, no. 4 (2018): 598-616.
  3. Kamrava, Mehran, et al. “A Consumer Behavioural Approach to Food Waste.” Journal of Enterprise Information Management 31, no. 5 (2018): 658-73.
  4. Kamrava, Mehran. “Hierarchy and Instability in the Middle East Regional Order.” International Studies Journal (ISJ) 14, no. 4 (Spring 2018): 1-35.
  5. Kamrava, Mehran. “Qatari Foreign Policy and the Exercise of Subtle Power.” International Studies Journal (ISJ) 14, no. 2 (Fall 2017): 91-123.
  6. Kamrava, Mehran. “State-Business Relations and Clientelism in Qatar.” Journal of Arabian Studies 7, no. 1 (April 2017): 1-27.
  7. Kamrava, Mehran. "Mediation and Saudi Foreign Policy." Orbis 57, no. 1 (2013): 1-19.
  8. Kamrava, Mehran. "The Arab Spring and the Saudi-Led Counterrevolution." Orbis 56, no. 1 (2012): 96-104.
  9. Kamrava, Mehran. "Iran and Regional Security Dynamics in the Middle East: Trends and Prospects." International Studies Journal 9, no. 1 (2012): 71-104.
  10. Kamrava, Mehran. "Mediation and Qatari Foreign Policy." The Middle East Journal 65, no.4 (2011): 539-56.
  11. Kamrava, Mehran. "The 2009 Presidential Elections and Iran’s Changing Political Landscape." Orbis 54, no .2 (2010): 400-12.
  12. Kamrava, Mehran. "Preserving Non-Democracies: Leaders and Institutions in the Middle East." Middle Eastern Studies 46, no. 2 (2010): 251-70.
  13. Kamrava, Mehran. "Royal Factionalism and Political Liberalization in Qatar.The Middle East Journal 63, no. 3 (2009): 401-20.
  14. Kamrava, Mehran. "The Middle East’s Democracy Deficit in Comparative Perspective." Perspectives on Global Development and Technology 6 (2007): 187-211.
  15. Kamrava, Mehran. "National Security Debates in Iran: Factionalism and Lost Opportunities." Middle East Policy 24, no. 2 (2007): 84-100.
  16. Kamrava, Mehran. "Democratization in the Middle East and Iran." International Studies Journal 2, no. 3 (2006): 127-43.
  17. Kamrava, Mehran. "The Semi-Formal Sector and the Turkish Political Economy." British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 31, no. 1 (2004): 63-87.
  18. Kamrava, Mehran. "Structural Impediments to Economic Globalization in the Middle East." Middle East Policy 11, no. 4 (2004): 96-112.
  19. Kamrava, Mehran, and Houchang Hassan-Yari. "Suspended Equilibrium in the Islamic Republic of Iran." Muslim World 94, no. 4 (2004): 495-524.
  20. Kamrava, Mehran. "Iranian Shi’ism under Debate." Middle East Policy 10, no. 2 (2003): 102-12.
  21. Kamrava, Mehran. "The Role of Competing National Identities in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict." Regional Studies on Israel and the U.S. 12 (2002): 1-36.
  22. Kamrava, Mehran. "The Politics of Weak Control: State Capacity and Economic Semi-Formality in the Middle East." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 22, no. 1 (2002): 1-11.
  23. Kamrava, Mehran. "The Civil Society Discourse in Iran." British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 28, no. 2 (2001): 165-85.
  24. Kamrava, Mehran. "State-Building in Azerbaijan: The Search for Consolidation." Middle East Journal 55, no. 2 (2001): 217-36.
  25. Kamrava, Mehran. "Military Professionalization and Civil-Military Relations in the Middle East." Political Science Quarterly 115, no. 1 (2000): 67-87.
  26. Kamrava, Mehran. "What Stands Between the Palestinians and Democracy?Middle East Quarterly 6, no. 2 (1999): 3-12.
  27. Kamrava, Mehran. "Revolution Revisited: Revolutionary Types and the Structuralist-Voluntarist Debate." Canadian Journal of Political Science 32, no. 2 (1999): 1-29.
  28. Kamrava, Mehran. "Pseudo-Democratic Politics and Populist Possibilities: The Rise and Demise of the Refah Party in Turkey." British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 25, no. 2 (1998): 275-301.
  29. Kamrava, Mehran. "Domestic Political Obstacles to Democracy in Palestine." Middle East Affairs Journal 4, no. 1-2 (1998): 109-28.
  30. Kamrava, Mehran, and Frank Mora. "Civil Society and Democratization in Comparative Perspective: Lessons from Latin America & the Middle East." Third World Quarterly 19, no. 5 (1998): 893-916.
  31. Kamrava, Mehran. "Non-Democratic States and Political Liberalization in the Middle East: A Structural Analysis.Third World Quarterly 19, no. 1 (1998): 63-85.
  32. Kamrava, Mehran. "Frozen Political Liberalization in Jordan: The Consequences for Democracy." Democratization 5, no. 1 (1998): 138-57.
  33. Kamrava, Mehran. "Political Culture and a New Definition of the ’Third World’." Third World Quarterly 16, no. 4 (1995): 679-89.
  34. Kamrava, Mehran. "The Crisis of Uncontrolled Urbanization in Iran." Kelk: A Review of Art and Culture 57 (1994): 54-69.
  35. Kamrava, Mehran. "Conceptualising Third World Politics: The State-Society See-Saw." Third World Quarterly 13, no. 4 (1993): 703-16.
  36. Kamrava, Mehran. "Political Leadership in Revolutionary Regimes." The Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies 17, no. 3-4 (1992): 417-32.
  37. Kamrava, Mehran. "Causes and Leaders of Revolution." The Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies 15, no. 1 (1990): 79-89.
  38. Kamrava, Mehran. "Intellectuals and Democracy in the Third World." The Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies 14, no. 2 (1989): 227-34.

 

Book Chapters

  1. Kamrava, Mehran. “The Great Game in West Asia” and “Conclusion.” In The Great Game in West Asia: Iran: Turkey and the South Caucasus, edited by Mehran Kamrava, 1-28 and 261-5. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 
  2. Kamrava, Mehran. “Iran-Qatar Relations.” In Security and Bilateral Relations Between Iran and its Arab Neighbors, edited by Gawdat Bahgat, Anoushiravan Ehteshami, and Neil Quilliam, 167-88. New York: Macmillan, 2017.
  3. Kamrava, Mehran. “Introduction” and “Contemporary Port Cities in the Persian Gulf: Local Gateways and Global Networks.” In Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf, edited by Mehran Kamrava, 1-15 and 57-92. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
  4. Kamrava, Mehran. "Weak States in the Greater Middle East." In Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East, edited by Mehran Kamrava, 1-28. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
  5. Kamrava, Mehran. "The Foreign Policy of Qatar." In The Foreign Policies of Middle East States, edited by Raymond Hinnebusch and Anoushiravan Ehteshami, 157-83. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2014.
  6. Kamrava, Mehran. "Introduction” and "The Rise and Fall of Ruling Bargains in the Middle East." In Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East, edited by Mehran Kamrava, 1-13 and 17-45. New York and London: Oxford University Press, 2014.
  7. Babar, Zahra, and Mehran Kamrava. "Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East." In Food Security in the Middle East, edited by Zahra Babar and Suzi Mirgani, 1-18. New York and London: Oxford University Press, 2014.
  8. Kamrava, Mehran. "Iran and its Persian Gulf Neighbors." In Iranian Foreign Policy Since 2001: Alone in the World, edited by Thomas Juneau and Sam Razavi, 104-19. London: Routledge, 2014.
  9. Kamrava, Mehran. "Iranian Foreign Policy in the Persian Gulf." In Persian Gulf: History, Culture, and Civilization, edited by M. B. Vosooqi, et al., 483-503. Tehran: University of Tehran Press, 2013.
  10. Kamrava, Mehran, and Zahra Babar. "Situating Labor Migration in the Persian Gulf." In Migrant Labor in the Persian Gulf, edited by Mehran Kamrava and Zahra Babar, 1-20. New York and London: Columbia University Press/Hurst, 2012.
  11. Kamrava, Mehran. “Introduction” and “The Political Economy of Rentierism in the Persian Gulf.” In Political Economy of the Persian Gulf, edited by Mehran Kamrava, 1-9 and 39-68. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  12. Kamrava, Mehran. "The Nuclear Question in the Middle East Context, Complexities, and Paradoxes." In The Nuclear Question in the Middle East, edited by Mehran Kamrava, 1-19. London & New York: Columbia University Press/Hurst, 2012.
  13. Kamrava, Mehran. "Contextualizing Innovation in Islam" and "Iranian Shi’ism at the Gates of Historic Change." In Innovation in Islam: Traditions and Contributions, edited by Mehran Kamrava, 1-20 and 58-81. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2011.
  14. Mehran Kamrava. "The Changing International Relations of the Persian Gulf" and "Iranian Foreign and Security Policies in the Persian Gulf." In The International Politics of the Persian Gulf, edited by Mehran Kamrava, 1-20 and 184-206. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2011.
  15. Kamrava, Mehran. “The Middle East’s Democracy Deficit in Comparative Perspective.” In The Greater Middle East in Global Politics: Social Science Perspectives on the Changing Geography of the World Politics, edited by Mehdi Parvizi Amineh, 177-201. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2007.
  16. Kamrava, Mehran. “Introduction: Reformist Islam in Comparative Perspective.” In The New Voices of Islam: Rethinking Politics and Modernity, edited by Mehran Kamrava, 1-27. Berkeley, CA and London: University of California Press and I.B. Taurus, 2006.
  17. Kamrava, Mehran. “The Middle East’s Democracy Deficit in Comparative Perspective.” In Modernization, Democracy, and Islam, edited by Shireen Hunter, 52-64. Washington, DC: CSIS/Praeger, 2005.
  18. Kamrava, Mehran. “Democracy and Democratization.” In Palgrave Advances in Development Studies, edited by Jeff Haynes, 67-88. London: Palgrave, 2005.
  19. Kamrava, Mehran. “Repression, Fundamentalism, and Terrorism in the Middle East.” In Democratic Development and Political Terrorism: The Global Perspective, edited by William Crotty, 167-191. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2005.
  20. Kamrava, Mehran. “The Middle East and the Question of Democracy.” In Towards Sustainable Development in the Third World, edited by Jeff Haynes, 187-216. London: Palgrave, 2001.
  21. Kamrava, Mehran. “Modifications to the State-in-Society Approach: A Sharper Focus.” In Redefining the Third World, edited by Nana Poku and Lloyd Pettiford, 44-68. London: Macmillan, 1998.

 

Books

  1. Kamrava, Mehran. Troubled Waters: Insecurity in the Persian Gulf. Cornell University Press, 2018.
  2. Kamrava, Mehran. Inside the Arab State. Oxford University Press, 2018.
  3. Kamrava, Mehran. The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016.
  4. Kamrava, Mehran. Qatar: Small State, Big Politics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015.
  5. Kamrava, Mehran. The Modern Middle East: A Political History Since the First World War, 3rd ed. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2013.
  6. Kamrava, Mehran. Iran’s Intellectual Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  7. Kamrava, Mehran. Understanding Comparative Politics, 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2008.
  8. Kamrava, Mehran. Politics and Society in the Developing World, 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2000.
  9. Kamrava, Mehran. Cultural Politics in the Third World. London: University College of London Press, 1999.
  10. Kamrava, Mehran. Democracy in the Balance: Culture & Society in the Middle East. New York: Chatham House, 1998.
  11. Kamrava, Mehran. Revolutionary Politics. New York: Praeger, 1992.
  12. Kamrava, Mehran. The Political History of Modern Iran: From Tribalism to Theocracy. New York: Praeger, 1992.
  13. Kamrava, Mehran. Revolution in Iran: Roots of Turmoil. London: Routledge, 2016, 1990.

 

Edited Books

  1. Kamrava, Mehran, ed. The Great Game in West Asia: Iran: Turkey and the South Caucasus, New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 
  2. Kamrava, Mehran, ed. Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
  3. Kamrava, Mehran, ed. Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
  4. Kamrava, Mehran, ed. Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East. New York and London: Oxford University Press, 2014.
  5. Kamrava, Mehran, ed. Political Economy of the Persian Gulf. Oxford University Press, 2012.
  6. Kamrava, Mehran, and Zahra Babar, eds. Migrant Labor in the Persian Gulf. New York & London: Columbia University Press/Hurst, 2012.
  7. Kamrava, Mehran, ed. The Nuclear Question in the Middle East. Oxford University Press, 2012.
  8. Kamrava, Mehran, ed. Innovation in Islam: Traditions and Contributions. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2011.
  9. Kamrava, Mehran, ed. The International Politics of the Persian Gulf. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2011.
  10. Kamrava, Mehran, and Manochehr Dorraj, eds. Iran Today: Life in the Islamic Republic. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2008.
  11. Kamrava, Mehran, ed. The New Voices of Islam: Rethinking Politics and Modernity. Berkeley, CA and London: University of California Press and I.B. Taurus, 2006.

 

Book Reviews

  1. Kamrava, Mehran. “Christopher Davidson. The Persian Gulf and Pacific Asia: From Indifference to Interdependence (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010).” International Journal of Middle East Studies 44, no. 3 (2012): 616–17.
  2. Kamrava, Mehran. "Rosemarie Zahlan. Palestine and the Gulf: Presence at the Table." International Journal of Middle East Studies 42, no. 2 (2010): 713-4.
  3. Kamrava, Mehran. "International Relations of the Persian Gulf." International Affairs 86 no. 2 (2010): 36-8.
  4. Kamrava, Mehran. "Ali Gheissari and Vali Nasr. Democracy in Iran." Democratization 15, no. 1 (2008): 206-8.
  5. Kamrava, Mehran. "Raymond Baker. Islam without Fear: Egypt and the New Islamists." The Daily Star (2004).
  6. Kamrava, Mehran. "Dal Seung Yu. The Role of Political Culture in Iranian Political Development." Democratization 10, no. 3 (2003): 213-4.
  7. Kamrava, Mehran. "Daniel Brumberg. Reinventing Khomeini: The Struggle for Reform in Iran." The Middle East Journal 55, no. 4 (2001): 684-5.
  8. Kamrava, Mehran. "Catharin E. Dalphino. Deferring Democracy: Promoting Opennes in Authoritarian Regimes." Democratization 8, no. 4 (2001): 199-200.
  9. Kamrava, Mehran. "John Standish. Persia and the Gulf: Retrospect and Prospects." Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis 15, no. 2 (1999): 193-6.
  10. Kamrava, Mehran. "Shimon Peres and Robert Littell. For the Future of Israel." Ethnic Conflict Research Digest 2, no. 2 (1999): 32.
  11. Kamrava, Mehran. "Farhang Rejai. Iranian Perspectives on the Iran-Iraq War." Center for Iranian Research and Analysis Bulletin 14, no. 2 (1998): 61-2.
  12. Kamrava, Mehran. "Robert Pinkney. Democracy in the Third World." Matatu, Journal for African Culture and Society 17-18 (1997): 355-7.
  13. Kamrava, Mehran. "Simon Bromley. Rethinking Middle East Politics." Center for Iranian Research and Analysis Bulletin 10, no. 3 (1995): 15-7.
  14. Kamrava, Mehran. "Hamid Dabashi. Theology of Discontent: The Ideological Foundations of the Islamic Revolution in Iran." The Annals of the American Academy of Social and Political Sciences 534 (1994): 185-6.
  15. Kamrava, Mehran. "Miron Rezun. Saddam Hussein’s Gulf Wars: Ambivalent Stakes in the Middle East." International Journal of Middle East Studies 26, no. 1 (1994): 168-70.
  16. Other
  17. Kamrava, Mehran. "The United States and Iran: A Dangerous but Contained Conflict." The Middle East Institute. Policy Brief 9. March 2008.
  18. Kamrava, Mehran. “Islam, Development, and Democratization.” CSIS Briefing Notes 6 (1), (April 2004): 4-8.

 

Conference Papers

  1. Kamrava, Mehran. “The China Model and the Middle East.” International Studies Association, Baltimore, MD, February 2017.
  2. Kamrava, Mehran. “Regional Threat Perceptions and Security Dilemma in the Persian Gulf.” American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, September 2016.
  3. Kamrava, Mehran. “State-Business Relations in Qatar.” State-Business Relations in Comparative Perspective, British Library, London, April 30, 2016.
  4. Kamrava, Mehran. “US-Iran Relations: Tactical Readjustment or Strategic Realignment?” International Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, March 2016.
  5. Kamrava, Mehran. “Small State Power Projection in the International Arena: The Case for Subtle Power.” International Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, March 2016.
  6. Kamrava, Mehran. “Recalibrating Persian Gulf Security: Domestic versus Regional Challenges.” International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, February 2015.
  7. Kamrava, Mehran. “Transformations to Palestinian Society Since the Oslo Accords.” American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, August 2014.
  8. Kamrava, Mehran. “Qatari Foreign Policy and the Exercise of Subtle Power.” Middle East Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, October 2013.
  9. Kamrava, Mehran. “The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East.” International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2013.
  10. Kamrava, Mehran. “Popular Perceptions toward Sanctions and the Nuclear Program in Iran.” International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2013.
  11. Kamrava, Mehran. “The Arab Spring and the Question of Nationalism.” International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2013.
  12. Kamrava, Mehran. “State-Building and Political Consolidation in Qatar.” Middle East Studies Association, Denver, CO, November 2012.
  13. Kamrava, Mehran. “High Modernism and the Limits of State Autonomy in Qatar.” International Studies Association, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
  14. Kamrava, Mehran. “The Power of Small States: Qatar in the Persian Gulf.” International Studies Association, Montreal, Canada, March 2011.
  15. Kamrava, Mehran. “The Perseverance of Rentierism in the Persian Gulf.” Middle East Studies Association, San Diego, CA, November 2010.
  16. Kamrava, Mehran. “Iran’s Regional Foreign and Security Policies.” International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, February 2010.
  17. Kamrava, Mehran. “Re-Making the Persian Gulf: Qatar, the UAE, and the Changing Geopolitics of the Middle East.” Middle East Studies Association, Boston, MA, November 2009.
  18. Kamrava, Mehran. “Post-Reform Intellectual Discourses in Contemporary Iran.” Middle East Studies Association, Washington, DC, November 2008.
  19. Kamrava, Mehran. “Regional Security Dynamics in the Middle East: Trends and Prospects.” Turkish Military Central Command International Symposium, Istanbul, June 2008.
  20. Kamrava, Mehran. “Challenges and Opportunities of IR Research in the Persian Gulf.” Iranian International Studies Association, Tehran, May 2008.
  21. Kamrava, Mehran. “How Institutions Change: Lessons from the Middle East.” International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, March 2008.