Introduction: Maintaining Relevance Between the Study of International Society and the Arab Spring

  • Cenap Çakmak
  • Ali Onur Özçelik


An objective of this study is to shed light on how states, as parts of an international community, behave under certain circumstances, and how the interaction between them affects political outcomes on the international stage. This investigation makes particular reference to the case of the Arab Spring, a wave of uprisings across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region that in some parts culminated in regime change and political transformation. Keeping this particular objective in mind, this book focuses on how, for instance, intergovernmental organizations, major powers and regional actors responded to the Arab Spring.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cenap Çakmak
    • 1
  • Ali Onur Özçelik
    • 2
  1. 1.Independent ResearcherEskişehirTurkey
  2. 2.Eskişehir Osmangazi UniversityEskişehirTurkey

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