British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

(The TQCC of British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Sovereign risk: Gulf sovereign wealth funds as engines of growth and political resource16
The ‘rentier mentality’, 30 years on: evidence from survey data11
Climate action versus inaction: balancing the costs for Gulf energy exporters11
The Myth of Turkish Islam: the influence of Naqshbandi-Gümüşhanevi thought in Turkish Islamic orthodoxy10
The representation(s) of Saudi women pre-driving era in local newspapers and magazines: a critical discourse analysis8
Introduction: revisiting rentierism—with a short note by Giacomo Luciani8
Mollā Nasreddin and the creative Cauldron of Transcaucasia8
Departing ‘Secularism’: boundary appropriation and extension of the Syrian state in the religious domain since 20117
ISIS genocide against the Yazidis and mass violence in the Middle East6
Can a rentier state evolve to a production state? An ‘institutional upgrading’ approach6
Authoritarianism in the information age: state branding, depoliticizing and ‘de-civilizing’ of online civil society in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates5
Ramallah ravers and Haifa hipsters: gender, class, and nation in Palestinian popular culture5
Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum: political parties, opportunity and timing5
Youth and political engagement in post-revolution Tunisia5
The AKP, party system change, and political representation by women in Turkey4
De facto states engagement with parent states: Kurdistan’s engagement with the Iraqi Government4
The inter-Islamic competition and the shift in al-Nur party stance towards civil state in Egypt4
The Iraqi protest movement: social mobilization amidst violence and instability4
Listening in from afar: the BBC Arabic service and the Bahrain radio listeners’ committee, 1938–19434
Egyptian foreign policy after the 2011 revolution: the dynamics of continuity and change4
Stagnation Vs adaptation: tracking the Muslim Brotherhood’s trajectories after the 2013 coup4
At the Intersections of Populism, Nationalism and Islam: Justice and Development Party and Populist Reconfiguration of Religion in Politics4
Solidarity theologies and the (re)definition of ethnoreligious identities: the case of the Alevis of Turkey and Alawites of Syria4
The empire’s opposition strikes back: popular culture as creative resistance tool under Turkey’s AKP3
Ideology matters: cultural power in the case of Daesh3
From critical to comprehensive dialogue: the effectiveness of the EU’s policy towards Iran (1992-1998)3
Queer counterpublics and LGBTQ pop-activism in Jordan3
Localizing resilience: discursive projections, entrapments and domination3
Willpower: auto-ethnographic insights into the challenges that women encounter in academia3
A past to be forgotten? Writing Ottoman history in early republican Turkey3
Ethnopolitics to geopolitics: the Turkish State and the Kurdish question since 20153
Counterinsurgency in Istanbul: provocative counterorganization, violent interpellation and sectarian fears3
‘We don’t want to be governed like this anymore’: protest democracy as an expression of a crisis of governmentality in post-revolution Tunisia2
Chinese ‘Soft Power Pipelines Diffusion’ (SPPD) to the Middle Eastern Arab Countries 2000-2018: A Discursive-Institutional Study2
Blackface in Egypt: the theatre and film of Ali al-Kassar2
Revisiting multilateralism in the Middle East between securitization and desecuritization of the Kurds2
The evolution of the party model in Turkey: from cadre to cartel parties?2
The Arab Rationalist Association and the turn to Nahḍah in contemporary Arab thought2
Islamism and the rise of Islamic charities in post-revolutionary Tunisia: claiming political Islam through other means?2
Sectarianism in the service of Salafism: Shiites as a political tool for Jordanian Salafis2
Institutions, feminist mobilizations, and political economy: Debating equal inheritance in Tunisia2
Negotiating patriarchal relationships to become economically active: an insight into the agency of Syrian refugee women in Jordan using frameworks of womanism and intersectionality2
Islamic Fundamentalism as a lifestyle? a Sociological Study of Islamic Fundamentalism among Sunni Kurds of Iran2
The power of nonsense: humour in Egypt’s counter/revolution2
Social capital and sense of neighbourhood belonging among Qatari nationals2
Turkey’s July 15th coup: what happened and why2
Shifting Threats and Strategic Adjustment in Iran’s Foreign Policy: The case of Strait of Hormuz2
Islam and existentialism in Turkey during the Cold War in the works of Sezai Karakoç1
Between political survival and regional power: the justice and development party and Cyprus, 2002–20171
Ingroup, outgroup, or ally? An inquiry on the identity content of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) supporters on social media1
New directions in the study of popular culture and politics in the Middle East and North Africa1
Returning the megaphone to the people: the Theatre of the Oppressed as artivism in the public space for a new critical citizenry in Morocco1
“Muslim Democrats”: the rise of neo-Islamism in Tunisia and Morocco1
Legal conflicts among natural resources stakeholders in Iran1
Investigating the cultural signs and ideological representations in Masameer Saudi cartoon: a discursive and semiotic analysis1
The rise of hybrid political Islam in Turkey - origins and consolidation of the JDP1
Musical spirits and poetic tongues: oral traditions in the cultural politics of Kurdish intellectuals (1920s-1940s)1
Azerbaijan’s state building power as a reflection of Israel–Iran hostility1
Mass violence in Syria: continuity and change1
Political economies of the middle east and north Africa1
Arab women’s activism and socio-political transformation: unfinished gendered revolutions1
The Abu Hameds of Mulabbis: an oral history of a Palestinian village depopulated in the Late Ottoman period1
State religious authorities in rentier economies and the management of independent Islamism1
175 years of persecution: a history of the Babis and Baha’is of Iran1
Palestinian rural education during the British mandate: a story of a national struggle and constant resistance1
British policy towards Iran 1809-1914: the question of cost1
On Palestinian Yiddish and Ashkenazi Arabic in 18-19 century Palestine: a language-oriented new look on Jewish-Arab relations1
Methods in the madness? Exploring the logics of torture in Syrian counterinsurgency practices1
Soft power, hard power dynamics: the case of Iran in Afghanistan1
Emotions and narratives of the spirit of Gallipoli: Turkey’s collective identity and status in international relations1
‘Reform dissonance’ in the modern rentier state: how are divergent economic agendas affecting state-business relations in Saudi Arabia?1
Political thinking performed: popular cultures as arenas of consent and resistance1
‘Revenge of the jobniks’? Soldier representation and resistance in contemporary Israeli popular culture1
Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow: social justice and the rise of dystopian art and literature post-Arab Uprisings1
Engendering hunger strikes: Palestinian women in Israeli prisons1
The role of the Syrian business elite in the Syrian conflict: a class narrative1
Space, place and consciousness; Explorations on Jewish identity in Amos Oz’s life narrative A Tale of Love and Darkness1
Violence against health care in Syria: patterns, meanings, implications1
Re-conceptualizing civil society in rentier states1
Demographic analysis on social perceptions of Hijab in contemporary Iran: dimensions and determinants1
Inherent contradictions in the Saudi rentier state: distributive capacity, youth employment preferences, and attitudes to education1
State capacity and termination of terror campaigns: a qualitative evidence from PKK1
Political time and leadership in the Middle East: an analysis of 22 prominent leaders1
The contemporary Arab contribution to world culture: an Arab-Western dialogue1
Temporary and permanent body modifications in medieval Islam: the legal discussion1
When colonialism and nationalism meet - but speak a different language: the case of Haifa during the British Mandate1
An episode of the revolution: Aleppo university protest movement 2011–20131
Alevism as Islam: rethinking Shahab Ahmed’s conceptualization of Islam through Alevi poetry1