This edited volume explores the Israeli-Turkish relations in the 2000s from a multi-dimensional perspective providing a comparative analysis on the subjects of politics, ideology, civil society, identity, energy, and economic relations. The contributors from both countries offer insights on the complex situation in the Middle East which is important for the understanding of the contemporary region. The work will appeal to a wide audience including academics, researchers, political analysts, and journalists.
Ayegül Sever is Professor of International Relations at Marmara University, Turkey. Currently, she is Visiting Scholar at London School of Economics IDEAS, UK.
Orna Almog is an independent researcher. Most recently, she was Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Kingston University London, UK.
Inhalt 1. Chapter 1 IntroductionAyegül Sever and Orna Almog
Chapter 2 The New Jew and the New Turk: A comparative analysis of Israeli and Turkish nation- building within the framework of Religion, Modernity and Secularism Umut Uzer
Chapter 3 The Shrinking Space of the Third Sector in Israel and TurkeySultan Tepe and Aviad Rubin
Chapter 4 The Mavi Marmara-An Embattled Voyage and its ConsequencesOrna Almog and Ayegül Sever
Chapter 5 Emerging Alliances, Deteriorating Relations: Turkey, Israel and Greece in the Eastern Mediterranean Tuçe Ersoy
Chapter 6 How the Syrian Civil War shifted the balance of power in Turkish-Israeli Relations Soli Özel and Selin Nasi
Chapter 7 Economic Relations between Israel and TurkeyPaul Rivlin
Chapter 8 Prospects of Natural Gas in Turkey and Israel Mert Bilgin
Chapter 9 The Changing Tourism Patterns Between Turkey and Israel: Reflecting a Troubled RelationshipGallia Lindenstrauss
Chapter 10 Conclusions Orna Almog and Ayegül Sever
Contemporary Israeli-Turkish Relations in Comparative Perspective