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Security studies : a reader

Author: Christopher W Hughes; Yew Meng Lai
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©2011.
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This reader brings together key contributions from many of the leading scholars in the field, offering students an informed overview of the most significant work in security studies. The editors chart the development of the key theoretical and empirical debates in security studies in the Cold War and post-Cold War periods, introducing the ideas of the most influential 'past masters' and contemporary thinkers on  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher W Hughes; Yew Meng Lai
ISBN: 9780415326001 0415326001 9780415326018 041532601X
OCLC Number: 651012030
Description: xv, 451 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: National security as an ambiguous symbol / Arnold Wolfers --
Redefining security / Richard Ullman --
The national security problem in international relations / Barry Buzan --
The concept of security / David Baldwin --
Security and emancipation / Ken Booth --
Feminism and security / J. Ann Tickner --
The Third World and security studies / Amitav Acharya --
Redefining security (2) / Jessica Tuchman Matthews --
Human security / Roland Paris --
The renaissance of security studies / Stephen M. Walt --
Securitisation / Ole Wæver --
The nemesis of utopianism / E.H. Carr --
A realist theory of international politics / Hans J. Morgenthau --
The concept of order in world politics / Hedley Bull --
Anarchic orders and balances of power / Kenneth N. Waltz --
Cooperation under the security dilemma / Robert Jervis --
The false promise of international institutions / John J. Mearsheimer --
Economics and the moral case for war / Norman Angell --
Neoliberal institutionalism / Robert Keohane --
Democratic peace / Michael W. Doyle --
Neo-Kantian perspective / Bruce Russett --
The social construction of power politics / Alexander Wendt --
Norms, identity and national security / Thomas U. Berger --
Nuclear deterrence / Ned Lebow and Janice Gross Stein --
Arms races / Barry Buzan and Eric Herring --
Nuclear proliferation / Scott Sagan --
New military conflict / Lawrence Freedman --
Technology and war / Michael O'Hanlon --
Resources and conflict / Thomas Homer-Dixon --
Migration and security / Myron Weiner --
Transnational crime and security / Phil Williams --
AIDS/HIV and security / P.W. Singer --
Economics and security / Jonathan Kirshner --
The long peace / John Lewis Gaddis --
The unipolar illusion / Christopher Layne --
Alliance politics / Glenn Snyder --
Alliance futures / Stephen M. Walt --
Multilateralism / John Gerard Ruggie --
Regimes / Robert Jervis --
Security communities / Emanuel Adler --
Interventionism / Adam Roberts --
Economic sanctions / Robert A. Pape --
Private military companies / David Shearer --
Security in the twenty first century / Barry Buzan --
Instability in Europe? / John J. Mearsheimer --
Security dilemmas in East Asia? / Thomas J. Christensen --
Structural realism redux / Kenneth N. Waltz --
Security and global transformation / Ken Booth --
Globalisation and security / Victor D. Cha --
Terrorism / Walter Laqueur --
The war on terrorism / Michael Howard.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher W. Hughes and Lai Yew Meng.
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Offers students an informed overview of significant work in security studies. This book is divided into the following sections: What is Security; Theories of Security; Security Dimensions and Issues;  Read more...

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