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Globalization and National Security: Key Propositions

Norrin M. Ripsman and T. V. Paul

in Globalization and the National Security State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393903
eISBN:
9780199776832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393903.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the globalization school's predictions for the pursuit of security. First, it examines the various strands of the demise of the state argument, including those of hard ... More


The Tyranny of Intimacy: The Stasi and East German Society

Paul Betts

in Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199208845
eISBN:
9780191594755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208845.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

This chapter sets out to revise common understandings of the infamous Ministry of State Security and its role in East German society. In particular, this chapter aims to reread the Leviathan-like ... More


Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Paul Maddrell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The years 1945-61 saw the greatest transformation in weaponry that has ever taken place, as atomic and thermonuclear bombs, intercontinental ballistic missiles and chemical and biological weapons ... More


Weak and Failed States in Comparative Perspective

Lawrence P. Markowitz

in State Erosion: Unlootable Resources and Unruly Elites in Central Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451874
eISBN:
9780801469466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451874.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter extends the study to the population of approximately forty weak states whose economies are defined by low capital mobility. It illustrates the impacts of resources, patronage, and local ... More


Seeing Like a Democracy

Priya Satia

in Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explains that the British state also wanted to hide the covert empire from its own public. Besides opting for cheap schemes that would escape the check of taxpayers (air control and an ... More


Organizing State Security

Paul R. Gregory

in Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the evolution of the structure of state security agencies in the Soviet Union. These include the Emergency Commission, the Joint State Political Directorate (OGPU), the People's ... More


Introduction

Lawrence P. Markowitz

in State Erosion: Unlootable Resources and Unruly Elites in Central Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451874
eISBN:
9780801469466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451874.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter advances a theory of state failure that explains the cohesion and fragmentation of security institutions as a consequence of resource rents, which critically influence how ... More


Pathways to Failure: Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

Lawrence P. Markowitz

in State Erosion: Unlootable Resources and Unruly Elites in Central Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451874
eISBN:
9780801469466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451874.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter describes the transformations of state security apparatuses in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. It examines how the Soviet Union's collapse set in motion the cooptation and competition of ... More


Women and security

Brenda Fitzpatrick

in Tactical Rape in War and Conflict: International Recognition and Response

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326694
eISBN:
9781447326724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326694.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter considers the transition from conflict to peace and the implications for survivors and victims of tactical rape. It analyses needs arising from threats to human and state security. When ... More


Counter-terrorism and Human Rights

A.G. Noorani and South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre

in Challenges to Civil Rights Guarantees in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074144
eISBN:
9780199080823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074144.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores India's experience with terrorism, the legislative measures it has taken in response, and the problems that such counter-terrorism laws have generated. It argues that ... More


EPILOGUE: Archive Fever and the Panopticon of History

Antoinette Burton

in Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195144253
eISBN:
9780199871919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144253.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter begins by discussing that during an extended historical moment characterized by pronouncements about “the end of history” and the “death of history”, the traditional archive is being ... More


Thinking about security

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This foundational chapter explores the evolution and meaning of “security” in the African context. It explores how the meaning has changed from the colonial period through the immediate ... More


Introduction: Dictators, Their Enemies, and Repression

Paul R. Gregory

in Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the history of state security in the Soviet Union from Vladimir Lenin to Joseph Stalin. The book examines the role of state ... More


The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State

Timothy Melley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451232
eISBN:
9780801465918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451232.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In 2010 the U.S. Embassy in Kabul acknowledged that it was providing major funding for thirteen episodes of Eagle Four—a new Afghani television melodrama based loosely on the blockbuster U.S. series ... More


Tajikistan’s Fractious State

Lawrence P. Markowitz

in State Erosion: Unlootable Resources and Unruly Elites in Central Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451874
eISBN:
9780801469466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451874.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter pursues a microcomparative study of the makeup of state security apparatuses in two regions across Tajikistan. These regions—Khatlon Province and Rasht Valley—exemplify how resource ... More


Conclusions

Paul R. Gregory

in Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of state security in the Soviet Union from Vladimir Lenin to Joseph Stalin. It suggests that the Praetorian Guard which Lenin and ... More


Stalin's Praetorians

Paul R. Gregory

in Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin's strategies for the recruitment, management, reward, and removal of state security leaders. It explains that while the state security system ... More


Torture

Amos N. Guiora

in Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195340310
eISBN:
9780199867226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340310.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Defining limits of coercive interrogation is put to the test when an interrogator is sitting across from someone who is not cooperating and the interrogator knows is in possession of information ... More


The Geopolitical Melodrama

Timothy Melley

in The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451232
eISBN:
9780801465918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451232.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This concluding chapter examines how the covert sphere influenced U.S. reactions to the attacks of September 11, 2001. It examines dozens of similar films and television series such as Philip Alden ... More


Conclusion

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter examines the ongoing tensions between military intelligence organs and the state security departments assigned to monitor the military. It describes the security police's role ... More


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