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Type: Conference paper
Title: The rise of the Indo-Pacific: 'pacifying' the Indian Ocean region
Author: Doyle, T.
Rumley, D.
Citation: Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Political Science, Sociology and International Relations, held in Bali, 17-18 September, 2012: pp.128-130
Publisher: GSTF
Publisher Place: Australia
Issue Date: 2012
Conference Name: Annual International Conference on Political Science, Sociology and International Relations ( 2nd : 2012 : Bali, Indonesia)
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Timothy Doyle and Dennis Rumley
Abstract: This paper aims at critically assessing the 'new' mappings of the Indian Ocean space(s) by the intellectuals and institutions of statecraft. A key point that the authors wishes to highlight is that the content of the regional security debate and responses in Australia is primarily a reflection of three competing security constructions of the Indian Ocean Region. The first is an all-embracing concept of an Indian Ocean Region comprising up to 51 states at its largest scale to the presently 19 states at the scale of the Indian Ocean Rim-Association for Regional Cooperation. The second is a scaled-down version of the first into the East Indian Ocean. The third and largest in area is an Indo-Pacific concept which emphasises the preeminence of regional naval power and ensures that India potentially plays a central policing role not only within the Indian Ocean Region.
Keywords: International relations; geopolitics; studies; national security
Rights: Copyright status unknown
RMID: 0020127380
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