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Security : a new framework for analysis

Author: Barry Buzan; Ole Wæver; Jaap de Wilde
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Pub., 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two schools of thought now exist in security studies: traditionalists want to restrict the subject to politico-military issues; while wideners want to extend it to the economic, societal, and environmental sectors. This book sets out a comprehensive statement of the new security studies, establishing the case for the broader agenda. The authors argue that security is a particular type of politics applicable to a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Buzan; Ole Wæver; Jaap de Wilde
ISBN: 155587603X 9781555876036 1555877842 9781555877842
OCLC Number: 36909147
Description: viii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Security Analysis: Conceptual Apparatus 3. The Military Sector 4. The Environmental Sector 5. The Economic Sector 6. The Societal Sector 7. The Political Sector 8. How Sectors Are Synthesized 9. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Barry Buzan, Ole Wæver, and Jaap de Wilde.

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Two schools of thought now exist in security studies: traditionalists want to restrict the subject to politico-military issues; while wideners want to extend it to the economic, societal and  Read more...

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A careful and precise reading of this book is enormously rewarding and a re-read probably more so. It will become an important and possibly definitive reference work in the field of security Read more...

 
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