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Critical Security Studies

Paul Williams

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The author submits that the English School of International Relations could usefully engage in a dialogue with the literature emerging under the umbrella label of Critical Security Studies (CSS), ... More


International Society and its Critics

Alex J. Bellamy (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a major new evaluation of the contribution of the influential English School to international relations theory. It focuses on all the key contemporary and international political issues, ... More


Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement

Matthias Leese and Stef Wittendorp (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526107459
eISBN:
9781526124258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107459.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book brings together a number of contributions that look into the political regulation of movement and analyses that engage the material enablers of and constraints on such movement. It attempts ... More


Unpacking the new mobilities paradigm: lessons for critical security studies?

Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet

in Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526107459
eISBN:
9781526124258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107459.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The epilogue makes an effort to close the bracket that this introduction has opened. Arguing from the disciplinary perspective of critical security studies, it takes a step back and evaluates which ... More


Sustainable Critique and Critical IR Theory: Against Emancipation

Daniel J. Levine

in Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How does sustainable critique differ from other appropriations of Frankfurt school social theory—the focus of “third” and “fourth” debate—into IR? The answer lies in differentiating the work of ... More


Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Death is simultaneously silent, and very loud, in political life. Politicians and media scream about potential threats lurking behind every corner, but academic discourse often neglects mortality. ... More


Reimagining Grand Strategy

Georg Löfflmann

in American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an introduction into the concepts of grand strategy and geopolitics, and their conventional conceptualization in the International Relations (IR) literature. This is juxtaposed ... More


Gender and the Privatization of Military Security: An Introduction

Maya Eichler

in Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199364374
eISBN:
9780199364404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364374.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The introduction places the volume within the literatures on private security in global politics and feminist international relations/security studies. The chapter describes the emerging ... More


Troubled Waters: Insecurity in the Persian Gulf

Mehran Kamrava

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720352
eISBN:
9781501720369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720352.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book examines the causes and consequences of each of those dynamics, both individually and collectively, that have made this small waterway and its surrounding areas one of the most volatile and ... More


Conclusion

Maya Eichler

in Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199364374
eISBN:
9780199364404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364374.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The conclusion argues that the book’s chapters make two major contributions. First, they collectively have put forward a framework for critical gender studies in private security, establishing an ... More


Introduction

in The evolving role of nation-building in US foreign policy: Lessons learned, lessons lost

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719087509
eISBN:
9781781704882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087509.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Introduces the subject and sets forth the argument regarding nation building in American foreign policy, describes the overall approach and explains the rationale for the case studies used. Provides ... More


Introducing the Energy Security Paradox

Jonna Nyman

in The Energy Security Paradox: Rethinking Energy (In)security in the United States and China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820444
eISBN:
9780191860287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820444.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 introduces the book. It begins by outlining the puzzle through a discussion of existing debates on energy security and their limits, emphasizing the importance of considering what it means ... More


The state in terrorism studies

Priya Dixit

in The state and 'terrorists' in Nepal and Northern Ireland: The social construction of state terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091766
eISBN:
9781781708927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091766.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides an outline of the different ways in which the state has been theorized in the subfield of terrorism studies. It argues that the state has been automatically assigned a ... More


Conclusion: Reimagining Energy Security

Jonna Nyman

in The Energy Security Paradox: Rethinking Energy (In)security in the United States and China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820444
eISBN:
9780191860287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820444.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 begins to reimagine energy security. It returns to the bigger question of what energy security can and should mean, relating the empirical discussion back to the broader context and ... More


Introduction

Mehran Kamrava

in Troubled Waters: Insecurity in the Persian Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720352
eISBN:
9781501720369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720352.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Summarizes the central arguments of the books and presents its main thesis, namely that the Persian Gulf’s security arrangements feature a number of dynamics that make it unstable and insecure. These ... More


The Energy Security Paradox: Rethinking Energy (In)security in the United States and China

Jonna Nyman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820444
eISBN:
9780191860287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820444.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The decisions we make about energy shape our present and our future. From geopolitical tension to environmental degradation and an increasingly unstable climate, these choices infiltrate the very air ... More


Understanding Energy (In)security

Jonna Nyman

in The Energy Security Paradox: Rethinking Energy (In)security in the United States and China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820444
eISBN:
9780191860287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820444.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 introduces the theoretical framework of the book. It examines the concept of energy security, problematizing the notion of ‘security’. It then turns to address the question of what it means ... More


Insurrection as anti-securitization communication

Michael Loadenthal

in The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

In the final chapter, the reader is tasked with evaluating three central claims. First, the question of canonization is revisited to argue not for a library of thought based in aged texts, but rather ... More


Language of terrorism and the making of the state: A discourse analytical approach

Priya Dixit

in The state and 'terrorists' in Nepal and Northern Ireland: The social construction of state terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091766
eISBN:
9781781708927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091766.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides an outline of how a discourse analysis of the state as it uses the language of terrorism could occur. It draws upon critical security studies and also on discursive psychology, ... More


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