Dr Adam Hanieh
BSc (Adelaide); MA (Al Quds); PhD (York)
Senior Lecturer in Development Studies
Advisory Committee Member
Research Cluster Member
Research Cluster Member
Research Cluster Member
- Dr Adam Hanieh
- Email address:
- 020 7898 4784
- SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
- Russell Square: College Buildings
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- Office Hours:
- Wednesday 11-1pm
Prior to joining SOAS, Adam taught at Zayed University, United Arab Emirates. From 1997-2003, he worked in the NGO and public sectors in Ramallah, Palestine, where he completed an MA in Regional Studies at Al Quds University. He holds a PhD in Political Science from York University, Canada (2009). His research interests include political economy of the Middle East; labour migration; class and state formation in the Gulf Cooperation Council; Palestine. He is an international advisory board member for the journal Studies in Political Economy.
- Migration and development
- Understanding Economic Migration Theories, Patterns and Policies (MSc RID)
- Understanding economic migration: Theories, Patterns and Policies
PhD Students supervised
- Christian Henderson,
- Musa Mckee, ‘Just Add Water’ - The Alchemy of Authoritarian Rule in Large-Scale Agricultural and Residential Developments in Egyptian Deserts during the Mubarak Era. (working title)
- Sai Englert, The Defeat of Hebrew Labour: Neoliberalism, the Histadrut, and the labour movement in Israel
- Tahani Mustafa, Quasi-State Institution Building: Security Sector Reform in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Adam has conducted research and fieldwork in Palestine and the Gulf Cooperation Council. He is a member of the Migration and Development; Globalisation and Neoliberalism; and Labour, Movements and Development Research Clusters.
Hanieh, Adam (2013) Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East. Haymarket Books.
Hanieh, Adam (2011) Capitalism and Class in the Gulf Arab States. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Edited Books or Journal Volumes
Hanieh, Adam and AlShehabi, Omar and Khalaf, Abdulhadi, eds. (2014) Transit States: Labour, Migration and Citizenship in the Gulf. Pluto Press.
Hanieh, Adam (2016) 'States of Exclusion: Migrant Work in the Gulf Arab States.' In: Choudry, Aziz and Hlatshwayo, Mondli, (eds.), Just Work? Migrant Workers' Struggles Today. London: Pluto Press.
Hanieh, Adam (2015) 'Re-scaling Egypt's political economy: neoliberalism and the transformation of the regional space.' In: Abou-El-Fadl, Reem, (ed.), Revolutionary Egypt. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, pp. 156-176.
Hanieh, Adam (2015) 'Mapping the political economy of neoliberalism in the Arab world.' In: Mattei, Ugo and Haskell, John, (eds.), Research Handbook on Political Economy and Law. Edward Elgar. (Research Handbooks on Globalisation and the Law Series)
Hanieh, Adam (2013) 'A 'Single War': The Political Economy of Intervention in the Middle East and Central Asia.' In: Klassen, Jerome and Albo, Greg, (eds.), Empire's Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan. University of Toronto Press.
Hanieh, Adam (2013) 'Middle East, Labor Migration.' In: Ness, Immanuel, (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. Wiley Publishers.
Hanieh, Adam (2011) 'International financial institutions and Egypt.' In: African Awakening: The Emerging Revolutions. Pambazuka Press.
Hanieh, Adam (2010) 'Prisoners and Prison Conditions.' In: Rubenberg, Cheryl, (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Colorado: Lynne Reinner Publishers.
Hanieh, Adam (2006) 'Praising Empire: Neo-liberalism Under Pax Americana.' In: Mooers, Colin, (ed.), The New Imperialists: Ideologies of Empire. London: One World Press, pp. 167-199.
Hanieh, Adam (2006) 'The Politics of Curfew in the Occupied Territories.' In: Benin, Joel and Stein, Rebecca, (eds.), The Struggle for Sovereignty: Palestine and Israel, 1993-2005. California: Stanford University Press.
Hanieh, Adam (2016) 'Absent Regions: Spaces of Financialisation in the Arab World.' Antipode . (Forthcoming)
Hanieh, Adam (2016) 'Review Essay: Egypt's Long Revolution.' Development and Change . (Forthcoming)
El-Zein, Abbas and DeJong, Jocelyn and Fargues, Philippe and Hanieh, Adam (2016) 'Who's been left behind? Why sustainable development goals fail the Arab world.' The Lancet . (In Press)
Hanieh, Adam (2015) 'A Brief History of ISIS.' Jacobin [online] .
Hanieh, Adam (2015) 'Shifting Priorities or Business as Usual? Continuity and Change in the post-2011 IMF and World Bank Engagement with Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt.' British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 42 (1). pp. 119-134.
Hanieh, Adam (2015) 'Capital, Labor, and State: Rethinking the Political Economy of Oil in the Gulf.' The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History [Online] .
Hanieh, Adam (2015) 'Development through Unity. Assessing ESCWA's Arab Integration: A 21st Century Development Imperative.' Development and Change, 46 (4). pp. 979-992.
Buckley, Michelle and Hanieh, Adam (2013) 'Diversification by Urbanization: Tracing the Property-Finance Nexus in Dubai and the Gulf.' International Journal of Urban and Regional Research .
Hanieh, Adam (2012) 'Finance, oil and the Arab uprisings: the global crisis and the Gulf states.' Socialist Register, 48 .
Hanieh, Adam (2011) 'Egypt's 'Orderly Transition'? International Aid and the Rush to Structural Adjustment.' Jadaliyya - Ezine .
Hanieh, Adam (2011) 'The internationalisation of Gulf capital and Palestinian class formation.' Capital and Class, 35 (1). pp. 81-106.
Hanieh, Adam (2011) 'Beyond Mubarak: Reframing the "Politics" and "Economics" of Egypt's Uprising.' Studies in Political Economy, 87 .
Hanieh, Adam (2010) 'Khaleeji-Capital: Class-Formation and Regional Integration in the Middle-East Gulf.' Historical Materialism, 18 (2). pp. 35-76.
Hanieh, Adam (2010) 'Temporary Migrant Labour and the Spatial Structuring of Class in the Gulf Cooperation Council.' Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies, 2 (3). pp. 67-89.
Hanieh, Adam (2009) 'Hierarchies of a Global Market: The South and the Economic Crisis.' Studies in Political Economy, 83 . pp. 61-84.
Li, Minqi and Hanieh, Adam (2006) 'Secular Trends, Long Waves and the Cost of the State: Evidence from the Long-term Movement of the Profit Rate in the US Economy 1869-2000.' Review: a Journal of the Fernand Braudel Center for the Studies of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations, 29 (1). pp. 87-114.
Hanieh, Adam (2006) 'Review of 'Palestinian Labor Migration to Israel' by Leila Farsakh (2005).' Journal of Palestine Studies, 36 (1). pp. 89-91.
Hanieh, Adam (2011) 'Egypt’s Uprising: Not Just a Question of Transition.' Monthly Review MRZine.
Hanieh, Adam (2008) 'Palestine in the Middle East: Opposing Neoliberalism and US Power.' Monthly Review MRZine.