The Aegean Sea after the Cold War

Security and Law of the Sea Issues

  • Aldo Chircop
  • André Gerolymatos
  • John O. Iatrides

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Aldo Chircop, André Gerolymatos, John O. Iatrides
      Pages 1-4
  3. Historical and Security Perspectives

  4. Law of the Sea and Governance Perspectives

  5. Conclusion: The Aegean — Life-line and Battle-line

    1. Aldo Chircop, André Gerolymatos, John O. Iatrides
      Pages 240-242
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 243-247

About this book


The book contains contributions of scholars from Canada, Greece, Israel, Italy, and the United States. Section 1 consists of studies on historical and security issues, with contributions on the historical background of Greco-Turkish relations, British perspectives on these relations after World War II, the role of NATO, Greece's defense strategy, and the balance of power between Greece and Turkey. Section 2 addresses law of the sea and governance issues, and includes studies on Greece and the law of the sea, maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean, the Imia Rocks crisis, human security and governance, fisheries management, water resources management, joint development zones, and dispute settlement in the law of the sea.

Editors and affiliations

  • Aldo Chircop
    • 1
  • André Gerolymatos
    • 2
  • John O. Iatrides
    • 3
  1. 1.Marine Affairs ProgrammeDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada
  2. 2.Simon Fraser UniversityBurnabyCanada
  3. 3.Southern Connecticut State UniversityNew HavenUSA

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