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Contemporary security studies

Author: Alan Collins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This is an introductory textbook for students new to international security. The book is divided into three sections: differing approaches to the study of security; the broadening and deepening of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Collins
ISBN: 9780199548859 0199548854
OCLC Number: 652424480
Description: xxxi, 542 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : What is security studies? / Alan Collins --
pt. 1 : Approaches to security. Realism / Charles L. Glaser ; Liberalism / Patrick Morgan ; Social constructivism / Christine Agius ; Peace studies / Paul Rogers ; Critical security studies : a schismatic history / David Mutimer ; Gender and security / Caroline Kennedy-Pipe ; Human security / Pauline Kerr ; Securitization / Ralf Emmers ; Historical materialism / Eric Herring --
pt. 2 : Deepening and broadening security. Military security / Michael Sheehan ; Regime security / Richard Jackson ; Societal security / Paul Roe ; Environmental security / Jon Barnett ; Economic security / Christopher M. Dent ; Globalization, development and security / Nana K. Poku --
pt. 3 : Traditional and non-traditional security. Coercive diplomacy / Peter Viggo Jakobsen ; The role of intelligence in national security / Stan A. Taylor ; Weapons of mass destruction / James J. Wirtz ; Terrorism / Brenda Lutz and James Lutz ; Humanitarian intervention / Alex J. Bellamy ; Energy security / Sam Raphael and Doug Stokes ; The defence trade / Joanna Spear and Neil Cooper ; Health and security / Stefan Elbe ; Transnational crime / Jeanne Giraldo and Harold Trinkunas ; Child soldiers / Helen Brocklehurst ; After the return to theory : the past, present, and future of security studies / Ole Waever and Barry Buzan.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Collins.

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