Introduction: The Middle East and International RelationsLouise Fawcett: Part One: Theoretical and Historical Overview 1: Fred H. Lawson: International Relations Theory and the Middle East 2: Eugene Rogan: The Emergence of the Middle East into the Modern State System 3: Peter Sluglett and Andrew Payne: The Cold War in the Middle East 4: Bahgat Korany: The Middle East since the Cold War Part Two: Themes in International Relations and International Political Economy 5: Giacomo Luciani: Oil and Political Economy in the International Relations of the Middle East 6: Augustus Norton: The Puzzle of Political Reform in the Middle East 7: Raymond Hinnebusch: The Politics of Identity in Middle East International Relations 8: Peter Mandaville: Islam and International Relations in the Middle East 9: Louise Fawcett: Alliances and Regionalism in the Middle East 10: Marina Calculli with Matteo Legrenzi: Middle East Security: Conflict and Securitization of Identities Part Three: Key Issues and Actors 11: Raymond Hinnebusch and Anoushiravan Ehteshami: Foreign Policymaking in the Middle East 12: Charles Smith: The Arab-Israeli Conflict 13: Avi Shlaim: The Rise and Fall of the Oslo Peace Process 14: Matteo Legrenzi: The International Politics of the Gulf 15: Larbi Sadiki: The Arab Spring: The 'People' in International Relations 16: Michael Hudson: The United States in the Middle East 17: Rosemary Hollis: Europe in the Middle East 18: Roland Dannreuther: Russia, China, and the Middle East
Louise Fawcett is Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, and Professor of International Relations, Wilfrid Knapp Fellow, and Tutor in Politics at St Catherine's College, University of Oxford.
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