Maritime Security and Indonesia: Cooperation, Strategies, and Interests

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This book analyses Indonesia's participation in international maritime security cooperation. Using Indonesia as a case study, the book adopts mixed methods to assess emerging power cooperation and non-cooperation drawing from various International Relations theories and the bureaucratic politics approach. It addresses not only the topic of Indonesia's cooperation but also engages in debates across the International Relations, political science and policy studies disciplines regarding state cooperation. Based on extensive primary Indonesian language sources and original interviews, the author offers a conceptual discussion on the reasons underlying emerging middle power participation or non-participation in cooperation agreements. The analysis offers a fresh perspective on the growing problems of maritime terrorism and sea robbery and how an emerging power deals with these threats at unilateral, bilateral, regional and multilateral levels.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages246
ISBN (Electronic)9781138348219
ISBN (Print)9781138348219
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2017


  • maritime security
  • Strait of Malacca
  • armed robbery against ships
  • maritime terrorism
  • piracy
  • Indonesia

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