Regional Security in the Middle East: A Critical Perspective [NOOK Book]

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This is an accessible yet critical analysis of regional security in the Middle East. Using a non-realist approach, Bilgin provides a comprehensive study of the past, present and future of security in the region. She also considers the question of identity formation, explaining how and why various regional representations came into being, and explores the consequences of a particular identity. Finally, the author presents alternative future scenarios and their implications including a critical security studies ...
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Regional Security in the Middle East: A Critical Perspective

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Overview

This is an accessible yet critical analysis of regional security in the Middle East. Using a non-realist approach, Bilgin provides a comprehensive study of the past, present and future of security in the region. She also considers the question of identity formation, explaining how and why various regional representations came into being, and explores the consequences of a particular identity. Finally, the author presents alternative future scenarios and their implications including a critical security studies perspective on the future of the Middle East as a security community.
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Pinar Bilgin is Assistant Professor of Internatinal Relations at Bilkent University, Ankara.

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Table of Contents

1 Pasts, presents and futures of security 16
2 Representations of the Middle East during the Cold War 67
3 Practices of security during the Cold War 89
4 Representations of the Middle East in the post-Cold War era 113
5 Practices of security in the post-Cold War era 131
6 Alternative futures for security in the Middle East 163
Conclusion 195
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