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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


The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Philip N. Howard

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Around the developing world, political leaders face a dilemma: the very information and communication technologies that boost economic fortunes also undermine power structures. Globally, one in ten ... More


Rethinking National and Human Security in North Korea via Non-Traditional Security Issues

Jae-Jung Suh

in Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837396
eISBN:
9780824871154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter presents the national security concerns regarding the North Korea’s Korean People’s Army. The army remains one of the most serious threats to the peace and security of the ... More


The Debate on Plant Variety Protection

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199840670
eISBN:
9780199949786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers the elements of plant breeding in relation to the debate on plant variety production. It considers the second biggest barrier to agricultural trade, which is caused when poor ... More


The Vulnerable Protecting the Vulnerable: NGOs and Human Security in the Aftermath of War

Laura J. Heideman

in Gender, Violence, and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770207
eISBN:
9780814770139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770207.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter argues, in the context of postwar Croatia, that human security issues are of central concern and should not be treated as secondary to state security. Moreover, the causes of state ... More


Conclusions: Germany, the use of force and the power of strategic culture

Kerry Longhurst

in Germany and the Use of Force: The Evolution of German Security Policy 1990-2003

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067082
eISBN:
9781781700570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067082.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter addresses the issues and debates that were presented in the previous chapters and studies them in relation to the three main questions posed in the Introduction. The first question is on ... More


Conclusion

Ben Bowling

in Policing the Caribbean: Transnational Security Cooperation in Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577699
eISBN:
9780191702259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577699.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter states that the crusade against crime — illegal drug trafficking in particular — has put the Caribbean settlers'lives in peril. In addition, the context of security has brooded an even ... More


Feminist Collaboration with the State in Response to Sexual Violence: Lessons from the American Experience

Kristin Bumiller

in Gender, Violence, and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770207
eISBN:
9780814770139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770207.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter highlights the intersectional impacts of feminist attention to violence against women. Many of the hallmarks of the American approach to addressing rape and domestic violence lack ... More


Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Jan Beek, Mirco Göpfert, Olly Owen, and Johnny Steinberg (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

State police forces in Africa are a curiously neglected subject of study, even within the framework of security issues and African states. This book brings together criminologists, anthropologists, ... More


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