Beyond Regionalism?: Regional Cooperation, Regionalism and Regionalization in the Middle East

Beyond Regionalism?: Regional Cooperation, Regionalism and Regionalization in the Middle East

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ISBN-13: 9781409498667
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Series: The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Cilja Harders is a Professor of Political Science and Head of the Centre for Middle Eastern and North African Politics, Freie Universtät Berlin, Germany. Matteo Legrenzi is Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, Canada.

James A. Larocco, Matteo Legrenzi, Cilja Harders, Fred H. Lawson, Simone Ruiz, Valentin Zahrnt, Monica Gariup, Bezen Balamir Coskun, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Ibrahim al-Marashi, David Romano, Lucy Brown, Anja Zorob, Sabine Hofman.


Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword, James A. Larocco; Introduction: beyond regionalism? Regional cooperation, regionalism and regionalization in the Middle East, Matteo Legrenzi and Cilja Harders; Part 1 Theorizing Regionalism and Regionalisation in the Middle East: Comparing regionalist projects in the Middle East and elsewhere: 1 step back, 2 steps forward, Fred H. Lawson; Analyzing regional cooperation after September 11, 2001: the emergence of a new regional order in the Arab world, Cilja Harders; Regional ambition, institutions, social capital – regional cooperation and external actors, Simone Ruiz and Valentin Zahrnt; Regionalism and regionalization: the state of the art from a neo-realist perspective, Monica Gariup; Regionalism and securitization: the case of the Middle East, Bezen Balamir Coskun. Part 2 Case Studies: Did the GCC make a difference? Institutional realities and (un)intended consequences, Matteo Legrenzi; The organization of the Islamic Conference: from ceremonial politics towards politicization?, Ishtiaq Ahmed; Regional organizations as conflict mediators? The Arab League and Iraq, Ibrahim al-Marashi; Regional organizations, regional identities and minorities: the Arabs and the Kurdish question, David Romano and Lucy Brown; Intraregional economic integration: the cases of GAFTA and MAFTA, Anja Zorob; Regional cooperation under conflict: Israeli-Arab business cooperation in the Middle East, Sabine Hofman; Index.


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