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The Many Faces of National Security in the Arab World : MacMillan International Political Economy S - Mr. Rex Brynen

The Many Faces of National Security in the Arab World

MacMillan International Political Economy S

By: Mr. Rex Brynen (Editor), Bahgat Korany (Editor), Paul Noble (Editor)

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Two Gulf wars and the on-going Arab-Israeli conflict have highlighted the salience of military factors in the region. This book argues that many of the most serious "security" challenges to Arab states and societies are rooted not in external military threats, but in the imperatives of socio-economic development. Contributors examine the regional security environment, the social and political impact of regional militarization, and underdevelopment as a source of regional insecurity. Bhagat Korany is author and co-author of "The Foreign Policies of Arab States", "Regimes Politiques Arabes" and "How Foreign Policy Decisions are Made in the Third World". Paul Noble has also written "The Foreign Policies of Arab States", "Echoes of the Intifada" and "Canada and the Arab World". Rex Brynen is the author of "Sanctuary and Survival: the PLO in Lebanon" and editor of "Echoes of the Intifada: Regional Repercussions of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict".

List of Tables, Figures and Maps - List of Abbreviations - Notes on the Contributors - INTRODUCTION - The Analysis of National Security in the Arab Context: Restating the State of the Art; B.Korany, R.Brynen & P.Noble - PART 1: SECURITY CONCERNS OLD AND NEW: INTRODUCTION - Unravelling the Concept: 'National Security' in the Third World; M.Ayoob - The Security Dilemma in the Middle East: A Prognosis for the Decade Ahead; J.G.Stein - Dilemmas of Security and Development in the Arab World: Aspects of the Linkage; A.E.Hillal Dessouki - PART 2: UNDERDEVELOPMENT AS INSECURITY: - Neglected Aspects of the Security Dilemma; F.H.Lawson - Does Food Security Make a Difference? Algeria, Egypt and Turkey in Comparative Perspective; K.Pfeifer - From the Mirage of Rent to the Burden of Debt: Adjustment and Insecurity in Arab Economies; M.Chatelus - National Integration and National Security: The Case of Yemen; M.Wenner - Resources, Wealth and Security: The Case of Kuwait; M.Nakhjavani - PART 3: SECURITY AS DEVELOPMENT? STATE-BUILDING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE MILITARY - Arab Military Industrialization: Security Incentives and Economic Impact; Y.Sayigh - State-Building and the Military in Arab Africa; I.W.Zartman - State and Society in the Arab World: Towards a New Role for the Security Services?; E.Picard - CONCLUSION - The Changing Regional Security Environment; P.Noble, R.Brynen & B.Korany - Appendix: Basic Data - Index

ISBN: 9780333572221
ISBN-10: 033357222X
Series: MacMillan International Political Economy S
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 322
Published: 24th December 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1