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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


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


The “Renaissance of Security” Languished until the Owl of Minerva Flew after 9/11

Michael C. Desch

in Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691181219
eISBN:
9780691184906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181219.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter traces the development of political science after Vietnam, chronicling how the discipline continued to professionalize on the model of the natural sciences. The result was to privilege ... 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


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


Studying Danger in Central Asia: Towards a Concept of Everyday Securityscapes

Marc von Boemcken

in Surviving Everyday Life: The Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211955
eISBN:
9781529211986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211955.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This conceptual chapter situates the theoretical and empirical approach adopted here within the wider body of literature on security and danger in Central Asia. It is, in this sense, in parts a ... More


On 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/9780719067082.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter takes a look at the theme of strategic culture and uses it as an approach to security studies. It first examines several existing studies and conceptions of strategic culture, before it ... 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


Gendering Security Studies and Peace Studies 1994 and 2004

J. Ann Tickner

in A Feminist Voyage through International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199951246
eISBN:
9780199374717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951246.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the reasons that both security studies and peace studies have been resistant to incorporating women and gender into their analyses. It first discusses how war, the state, and ... 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


Perspectives on security threat politics

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/9780719096068.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This Chapter highlights the importance of the subject matter of the book and situates the approach and contribution in the fields of International Relations and Political Psychology. It explores ... More


Agents of Security

Chris Rossdale

in Resisting Militarism: Direct Action and the Politics of Subversion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443036
eISBN:
9781474465335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443036.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This is the first of two chapters to reflect on how anti-militarists relate to the politics of security. This chapter begins by outlining the intimate relationships between militarism and security, ... 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


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


Introduction

Marc von Boemcken and Aksana Ismailbekova

in Surviving Everyday Life: The Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211955
eISBN:
9781529211986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211955.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The introduction outlines the main purpose and objective of this volume. It compares the conceptual approach adopted here to other writings on security in Kyrgyzstan and locates its particular take ... 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


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


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


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


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


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