chapter  2
Security in the Arab world and Turkey: differently different
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The study of security, with its attention to relations of power, constitutes a suitable site for exploring how and why International Relations (IR) has evolved in the way it has outside “core” settings.1 By focusing on the cases of the “Arab world” and Turkey, this chapter shows that, over the years, “non-core” settings have produced diverse approaches which distinguish them not only from the core but also from each other, so much so that it is difficult to generalize about the study of security outside the core.2