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The Rise and Return of the Indo-Pacific

Timothy Doyle and Dennis Rumley


In the twenty-first century, the Indo-Pacific region has become the new centre of the world. The concept of the ‘Indo-Pacific’’, though still under construction, is a potentially pivotal site, where various institutions and intellectuals of statecraft are seeking common ground on which to anchor new regional coalitions, alliances, and allies to better serve their respective national agendas. This book explores the Indo-Pacific as an ambiguous and hotly contested regional security construction. It critically examines the major drivers behind the revival of classical geopolitical concepts and th ... More

Keywords: Indo-Pacific, geopolitics, regional security, regionalism, hegemony, statecraft, regional narratives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198739524
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198739524.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Timothy Doyle, author
Professor of Politics and International Studies, University of Adelaide

Dennis Rumley, author
Professor of Indian Ocean Studies, Curtin University