Researching the Indian Ocean Region

Part of the The Political Economy of the Asia Pacific book series (PEAP)


This chapter sets the stage for a concerted detailed analysis of agreements between countries on maritime issues for regional cooperation in the Indian Ocean. The main emphasis of research lies in efforts to assess the behavioural change and institutional effectiveness of individual maritime regimes in the Indian Ocean as a region.


Indian Ocean International Relation Regional Cooperation Indian Ocean Region Maritime Safety 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.At the Australian Defence Force AcademyUniversity of New South WalesCanberraAustralia

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