World society and the Middle East : Reconstructions in regional politics / Stephan Stetter.
By: Stetter, StephanMaterial type: TextSeries: Rethinking peace and conflict studiesPublisher: Basingstoke [England] : Palgrave Macmillan, c2008Description: x, 239 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 140399577X (alk. paper); 9781403995773 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Interregionalism -- Middle East | Group identity -- Middle East | Politics and war -- Middle East | Globalization -- Middle East | Middle East -- Politics and governmentDDC classification: 320.956 LOC classification: JQ1758.A58 | S74 2008
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : globalization, world society and the study of the Middle East in international relations -- World society and the Middle East : introductory remarks -- Addressing globalization and the Middle East -- Theories of globalization and world society -- A world society perspective on the Middle East -- Outline of the book -- Regionalization and debordering : the Middle East between global interconnectivity and functional differentiation -- Relocating the Middle East -- Debordering the Middle East -- Bordering Palestine -- Jerusalem as a world city -- Rebordering the Middle East -- The creeping antagonization of Middle East politics -- Power and contestations : crossings the lines between power and powerlessness in the Middle East -- Mystifications of power in the Middle East -- Readdressing cycles of power and powerlessness -- Frozen crossings : the naked visibility of power in Middle East politics -- The inflationary symbolization of power in the Middle East -- The centrality of violence in the Middle East reconsidered -- Hot contestations : paradoxes of power and powerlessness -- Inclusion and exclusion : fragile strategies of deparadoxification in the Middle East -- Inclusion and exclusion in Middle East politics -- Inclusion/exclusion and the creeping antagonization of Middle East politics -- Another Middle East mosaic : extended frozen crossings and chain exclusions -- Re-reading the 'crisis' of education in the Middle East -- Women, men and the Middle East -- World society and the polycontextuality of inclusion/exclusion -- Rethinking conflicts and peace in the Middle East -- Identities and conflicts : the 'deep perturbation' of Middle East politics -- Constructions and all that : identities and conflicts in the Middle East -- Antagonized identities, 'deep perturbations' and conflict systems -- Revisiting identities and conflicts in Middle East politics -- The institutionalization of antagonisms in Middle East politics -- Identity as the ideological battleground of Middle East conflicts -- World society and Middle East conflicts -- Beyond Orientalization and civilization : concluding remarks -- Whither peace in the Middle East?