International Relations of the Middle East / Edition 2

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Overview

This textbook offers an historical framework and up-to-date analysis of contemporary events in the Middle East. Bringing together leading scholars in the field, it presents a balanced and comprehensive assessment of the international politics of the region.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199215539
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 5/3/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,344,072
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Louise Fawcett is a Fellow and Lecturer in Politics at St Catherine's College, Oxford. She was the McArthur Scholar in International Relations from 1990-1995.
Her previous publications are Regionalism in World Politics (Oxford University Press, 1996), The Third World Beyond the Cold War (Oxford University Press, 2000) and Iran and the Cold War (Cambridge University Press, 1992).
Her forthcoming publications include Regional Governance in the Americas (Routledge) and The International Relations of Developing Countries (Polity).

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 The emergence of the Middle East into the modern state system 17
2 The cold war in the Middle East 41
3 The Middle East since the cold war : torn between geopolitics and geoeconomics 59
4 Oil and political economy in the international relations of the Middle East 79
5 The clash of globalisations in the Middle East 105
6 The puzzle of political reform in the Middle East 131
7 The politics of identity in Middle East international relations 151
8 Alliances, cooperation and regionalism in the Middle East 173
9 War and security in the Middle East 195
10 The Arab - Israeli conflict 217
11 The rise and fall of the Oslo peace process 241
12 The international politics of the Gulf 263
13 The United States in the Middle East 283
14 Europe in the Middle East 307
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