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Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Michael Mulqueen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On the afternoon of September 11 2001 the Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach), Bertie Ahern ordered the ‘heads of the security services of key government departments’ to undertake a complete ... More


Monitoring Characteristics of the Main Bank System: An Analytical and Developmental View

Masahiko Aoki

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines whether the Japanese main bank system offers different monitoring and controlling perspectives from the Anglo-American securities based financial system. It is argued that the ... More


German Banks and Banking Structure

Andreas Hackethal

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Examines past and present structural features of the German banking industry. It shows empirically that – whilst conventional commercial banking is clearly in decline in the United States – the ... More


Securitized Risk Instruments as Alternative Pension Fund Investments

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters

in The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266913
eISBN:
9780191601323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266913.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the design and valuation of non-traditional asset-backed securities (ABS) and derivatives. Non-traditional ABS and derivatives provide a new source of diversification, have ... More


The Chechen conflict

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In September 1999, Russian federal forces moved into the Republic of Chechnya, a constituent part of the Russian Federation located in the North-Caucasus region. This military campaign came to be ... More


Security as Politics: Beyond the State of Exception

Andrew W. Neal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450928
eISBN:
9781474465342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450928.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book argues that while ‘security’ was once an anti-political ‘exception’ in liberal democracies – a black box of secret intelligence and military decision-making at the dark heart of the state – ... More


The European Union's fight against terrorism: Discourse, Policies, Identity

Christopher Baker-Beall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091063
eISBN:
9781526115294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is about the language of the European Union’s response to the threat of terrorism: the ‘fight against terrorism’. Since its re-emergence in the wake of the terrorist attacks on September ... More


Politicising UK energy: what ‘speaking energy security’ can do

Caroline Kuzemko

in Tracing the Political: Depoliticisation, governance and the state

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326601
eISBN:
9781447326625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326601.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This article explores one set of conditions under which a policy area, energy, became politicised. It also explores the relationship between concepts of 'speaking security', which claim that the ... More


Innovations

Benjamin J. Cohen and Susan Strange

in Mad Money: with an introduction by Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992668
eISBN:
9781526104076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992668.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Technological change has been just as fast in financial business as in computers or telecoms. Innovations like derivatives, securitisation and hedge funds, added to the speed of electronic ... More


Introduction: Scotland’s Muslims: Early Settlement, Current Context and Research Themes

Peter Hopkins

in Scotland's Muslims: Society, Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427234
eISBN:
9781474438407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427234.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapters in this collection explore the everyday lives, experiences, practices and attitudes of Muslims in Scotland. In order to set the context for these chapters, in this introduction I explore ... More


The globalisation of the mortgage market

Stuart Lowe

in The Housing Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847422736
eISBN:
9781447305514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422736.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A revolution in global finance following bank liberalisation in the 1980s and the invention of new methods of bundling debts into bonds — through the process of securitization — enabled banks to ... More


Combatting the Crisis: Reconstructing Political Agency from Rousset and Foucault to Rancière and Badiou

Adrian May

in From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the political responses of Lignes in the new millennium, as securitisation methods, crises and states of exception replaced consensual liberalism as the dominant modes of ... More


Approaches to contemporary Russia

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

For most of the twentieth century Russia was markedly more authoritarian than it is today. Nonetheless, many observers of Russia in the first decade of the twenty-first century see a country ... More


The media

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Fears about the deterioration of press freedom in Russia during the presidency of Vladimir Putin have been widely discussed since his election in March 2000. Concerns with regards to adverse ... More


Civil society

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Beginning with the religion law of 1997, and progressing through laws on social organisations, political parties, extremists, migration, foreigners, the media, and political demonstrations, the ... More


Migration

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In contemporary Russia, official discourse on migration has focused on the portrayal of illegal migrant labour as an existential threat to the national economy. Speaking about the impact of illegal ... More


The economy

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the USSR, concerns about security in relation to the economy were institutionalised. With the partial exception of the final years under Mikhail Gorbachev, it was accepted as normal that security ... More


Conclusion

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has analysed a number of different aspects of Russia today through the prism of security. Using the securitisation approach developed in the sphere of international relations, it has ... More


Migrant geographies and European politics of irregular migration

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

Through close-readings of two video installations, Chapter 6 addresses the problematics of the increasing securitisation of nation-state borders in ‘Fortress Europe’ and beyond, which restricts the ... More


Orientalisation, Securitisation and Minoritisation of Arabic

Camelia Suleiman

in The Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420860
eISBN:
9781474435666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420860.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the affinity between the teaching and the scholarship of Arabic and the nation-building in Israel. The three generations of scholars identified in this chapter have contributed ... More


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