This major new text provides an accessible yet intellectually rigorous introduction to contemporary Security Studies. It focuses on eight fundamental debates relating to international security, integrating a wide range of...Show More
This major new text provides an accessible yet intellectually rigorous introduction to contemporary Security Studies. It focuses on eight fundamental debates relating to international security, integrating a wide range of empirical issues and theoretical approaches within its critical interrogation of these. An accessible, yet intellectually rigorous, overview of contemporary Security Studies, serving as the perfect introduction to the latest research on security discourses, threats and technologies.Show Less
Students will acquire state of the art knowledge of security studies, and conceptual tools to engage in critical reflection on peace and war, terrorism, human security, and other relevant phenomena
o Key points boxes
o Guides to further reading
o Detailed glossary
2. What Is Security?
3. What Can We Know About Security?
4. How Can We Study Security?
5. Security For Whom Or For What?
6. Security From Whom Or From What? The Changing Nature Of War
7. Security From Whom Or From What? New Security Challenges
8. Is Security Possible?
9. Is Security Desirable?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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- British Encounters with India, 1750-1830 Tim Keirn, Norbert Schürer
- Theories of International Relations Scott Burchill, Andrew Linklater, Richard Devetak
- Security and Defence Policy in the European Union Jolyon Howorth
- Security Lee Jarvis, Jack Holland
- The Anarchical Society Hedley Bull
- Black Americans in the Revolutionary Era Woody Holton
- Controversies in International Relations Theory Charles W. Kegley Jr.
- Yugoslavia Ann Lane
- Development Theory and Practice Uma Kothari, Martin Minogue