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Ontological (in)security of 'included' citizens: the case of early Republican Turkey (1923-1946)
(Taylor and Francis, 2014)
When considered from today’s vantage point, attempts to create cohesive nationstates through forced migration and/or assimilation of peoples come across as sources of insecurity for all those affected (Krishna 1999). ...
Securing the postcolonial
This chapter considers the following question: Should 'security' be a point of departure when thinking about the postcolonial? In considering this question, it focuses on debates on cosmopolitanism and security. Cosmopolitan ...
Security in the Arab world and Turkey: differently different
The study of security, with its attention to relations of power, constitutes a suitable site for exploring how and why International Relations (IR) has evolved in the way it has outside “core” settings. By focusing on the ...
The politics of security and secularism in Turkey: from the early republican era to EU accession negotiations
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)
Policy discourse and academic accounts alike are characterized by a sharp divide concerning the nexus between security and secularism1 in Turkey. On the one hand are those who consider the ‘state establishment’s2 interpretation ...
The continuing appeal of critical security studies
Twenty years have passed since the publication of Ken Booth’s seminal essay ‘Security and Emancipation’ (1991). It has been 16 years since Ken Booth and Richard Wyn Jones offered the fi rst post-graduate level course on ...
Securing the Mediterranean, inventing the `Middle East`
This chapter traces the entry, in the 1990s, into the world stage of the ‘Euro-Mediterranean’ as a subject of security in counter-distinction to the ‘Middle East’. Where the latter prioritized insecurities as experienced ...
Identity is a social construct. So is security. Conventional approaches to security have, for long, denied the constructedness of both, offering instead a conception that takes identity as pre-given and its relationship ...
Thinking about world order, inquiring into others' conceptions of the international
(Campus Verlag, 2018)
How to think about global order in a world characterized by a multiplicity of inequalities and differences?1 In this paper, I draw upon the insights of critical and postcolonial IR to suggest that thinking about global ...
Rethinking state failure: the political economy of security
(Institute for Development and Peace, 2007)
Worlding conflict resolution and mediation expertise: in the ‘Global South’
This chapter will focus on how the paradox at the heart of this volume plays out in the Global South. Oftentimes, it is the Global South actors’ response to the ‘expertise’ that they receive that is problematized (the ...