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Critical Approaches to International Security.

Author: K M Fierke
Publisher: Wiley, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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During the Cold War the concept of international security was understood in military terms as the threat or use of force by states. The end of EastÐWest hostilities, however, brought 'critical' perspectives to the fore as scholars sought to explain the emergence of new challenges to international stability, such as environmental degradation, immigration and terrorism. The second edition of this popular and highly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fierke, Karin M.
Critical Approaches to International Security.
: Wiley, ©2015
Print version:
Fierke, Karin M.
Critical Approaches to International Security.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K M Fierke
ISBN: 9781509501670 1509501673
OCLC Number: 956678120
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright --
Preface --
Introduction --
Politics and security --
Further reading --
Notes --
PART I CONTEXT --
1 Definitions and Redefinitions --
Realism and the Cold War --
The methodological debate --
Return to the military definition? --
Further reading --
Classroom exercise --
Questions --
Notes --
2 The Proliferation of Concepts --
Essentially contested concepts --
An ethnocentric concept --
Proliferation of concepts --
Conclusion --
Further reading --
Classroom exercise --
Questions --
Notes --
PART II METHODOLOGY --
3 Change. Human nature and social construction --
Structures and agents --
Immanent critique --
Resistance --
Conclusion --
Further reading --
Classroom exercise --
Questions --
Notes --
4 Identity --
Aspects of identity --
Identity and discourse analysis --
Identity and the 'clash of civilizations' --
Conclusion --
Further reading --
Classroom exercise --
Questions --
Notes --
PART III PRACTICE --
5 Danger --
The representation of danger --
The politics of danger --
The production of insecurity --
What is at stake? --
Further reading --
Classroom exercise --
Questions --
Notes --
6 Fear and Trauma. The securitization of fear --
The medicalization of trauma --
The politicization of fear and trauma --
Conclusion --
Further reading --
Classroom exercise --
Questions --
Notes --
7 Human Insecurity --
Human security --
Development and security --
The critical response --
Conclusion --
Further reading --
Classroom exercise --
Questions --
8 Emancipation --
Emancipation --
Dialogue --
Care --
Further reading --
Classroom exercise --
Questions --
Notes --
References --
Index --
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