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Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Stewart Patrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751501
eISBN:
9780199895366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Conventional wisdom among policymakers in both the US and Europe holds that weak and failing states are the source of the world's most pressing security threats today. The international community's ... More


The Essence of and Response to the Indeterminacy of Treaty Provisions

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on a number of contexts where the policy-abundant indeterminate notions are included in treaties with the effect of impacting the rights and duties of States. These contexts ... More


Security threats and their consequences

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter Four examines the consequences of identifying both more or less security threats, and also specific security threats such as from immigration, for political attitudes and behaviours. Using ... More


Government, perceptions and experiences of security threats, and citizen involvement in the risk management cycle

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter Five takes as its starting point the various ways in which elite responses to security threats such as the National Security Strategy both summarise government perceptions of the most salient ... More


Intelligence Gathering and Information Sharing

Natalie Klein

in Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with an overview of the policy of Maritime Domain Awareness as applied in different states. From this basis, legal rules relating to intelligence gathering in different maritime ... More


The 2012 study ‘Public Perceptions of Threat in Britain’

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter Two outlines the 2012 study ‘Public Perceptions of Threat in Britain’ designed in order to address the gaps in the literature identified in Chapter One, along with the approach to analysis of ... More


Security Assurances and Iran: Assessment and Re-conceptualization

Jim Walsh

in Security Assurances and Nuclear Nonproliferation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778275
eISBN:
9780804784917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778275.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the link between security assurances and nuclear decision-making in Iran. The provision of security assurances has fairly played in Iranian affairs, while pride, ... More


Threat Perceptions

Daivd Shambaugh

in Modernizing China's Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225077
eISBN:
9780520938106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225077.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter assesses China's national security environment as seen through the eyes of People's Liberation Army (PLA) analysts. While foreign specialists on Chinese security would observe that ... More


Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores citizens’ perceptions and experiences of security threats in contemporary Britain, drawing on perspectives from International Security Studies and Political Psychology. The ... More


The Treatment of Germany: (October 11, 1944)

Franz Neumann

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0025
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter considers a variety of methods of treating Germany. The main objective of the United Nations in the treatment of Germany is to prevent it from ever again becoming a threat to the ... More


The Social Meaning of Congressional Change: Expressive, Behavioral, and Symbolic Elements of Institutional Reform

Jocelyn Jones Evans

in One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125886
eISBN:
9780813135489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the major conclusions of the text. By returning to the three lenses offered by Goodsell, it is revealed that the security threats introduced in 2001 led to substantial changes ... More


Gateway to American History or Fort Capitol?: Construction of the Capitol Visitor Center

Jocelyn Jones Evans

in One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125886
eISBN:
9780813135489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses and traces the impact of security threats on the project development and management of the Capitol Visitor Center. It was under construction from 2001 to 2008 and was opened to ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Conclusion sums up the research, explores its implications, and draws lessons for the future for both academic and policy-making communities. The implications of the research are several, ... More


Land and Loyalty: Security and the Development of Property Rights in Thailand

Tomas Larsson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450815
eISBN:
9780801464089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450815.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Domestic and international development strategies often focus on private ownership as a crucial anchor for long-term investment; the security of property rights provides a foundation for capitalist ... More


Securitization and Institutional Development

Tomas Larsson

in Land and Loyalty: Security and the Development of Property Rights in Thailand

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450815
eISBN:
9780801464089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450815.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the political and historical origins of formal property rights institutions by focusing on the case of Thailand. It examines the role of “security threats” as a cause of ... More


Nontraditional Security Threats in ASEAN and Beyond

Amy Freedman

in China, The United States, and the Future of Southeast Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479866304
eISBN:
9781479826308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479866304.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines three examples of nontraditional security problems and how individual Southeast Asian countries have attempted to address them. The chapter also looks at the role that the ... More


OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR: WAS KILLING BIN LADEN A LEGITIMATE MILITARY OBJECTIVE?

Kevin H. Govern

in Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646470
eISBN:
9780191738975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646470.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter takes the killing of Osama bin Laden as a test case for considering the moral and legal status of intentionally killing individuals deemed a threat to national security, under conditions ... More


Spreading Temptation: Why Nuclear Export Strategies Backfire

Matthew Fuhrmann

in Atomic Assistance: How "Atoms for Peace" Programs Cause Nuclear Insecurity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450907
eISBN:
9780801465758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450907.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines whether civilian nuclear assistance raises the likelihood that countries will begin nuclear weapons programs, particularly if they experience an international crisis after ... More


Conclusion

Andrea M. Matwyshyn

in Harboring Data: Information Security, Law, and the Corporation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760089
eISBN:
9780804772594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760089.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This concluding chapter reiterates the four major themes of the preceding chapters: (i) a need to focus on the human elements in information security; (ii) a need to recognize the emergent nature of ... More


TARGETING CO-BELLIGERENTS

Jens David Ohlin

in Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646470
eISBN:
9780191738975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646470.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter investigates the tension between national security and civil liberties through a distinctive conceptual framework: what linking principle can be used to connect the targeted individual ... More


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