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Islam, Securitization, and US Foreign Policy

Authors: Shipoli, Erdoan A.

  • Analyzes how Islam has been securitized in the US on a state level
  • Details how US foreign policy makers have securitized Islam first in policy discourses, and then globally as part of a systemic securitization process
  • Further develops securitization theory by using Islam as an example
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About this book

This book argues that Islam has been securitized in US foreign policy, especially during the W. Bush administration when it was increasingly portrayed as the ultimate “other.” This securitization was realized through the association of Islam with unique security threats in speeches of foreign policy and national security. By analyzing the four recent US presidents’ discourses on Islam, this work sheds light on how they viewed Islam and addresses the following questions: How do we talk about Islam, its place and relationship within the context of US security? How does the language we use to describe Islam influence the way we imagine it? How is Islam constructed as a security issue?

About the authors

Erdoan A. Shipoli is Visiting Scholar at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, USA. He is also a social entrepreneur and has established numerous international organizations to advance dialogue, leadership, and youth development.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Shipoli, Erdoan A.

    Pages 1-12

  • Theoretical Approaches to US Foreign Policy

    Shipoli, Erdoan A.

    Pages 13-70

  • The Securitization Theory

    Shipoli, Erdoan A.

    Pages 71-100

  • Islam in US Politics

    Shipoli, Erdoan A.

    Pages 101-131

  • Securitization of Islam in US Foreign Policy: The Clinton Administration

    Shipoli, Erdoan A.

    Pages 133-166

Buy this book

eBook 63,06 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-71111-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 77,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-71110-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Islam, Securitization, and US Foreign Policy
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-71111-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-71111-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-71110-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 327
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