Contemporary Security Studies (4th Revised edition)

Contemporary Security Studies (4th Revised edition)

By: Alan Collins (editor)Paperback

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Contemporary Security Studies is the definitive introduction to Security Studies, providing the most accessible, up-to-date guide to the subject available. Bringing together leading scholars in the field, it features an impressive breadth and depth of coverage of the different theoretical approaches to the study of security and the ever-evolving range of issues that dominate the security agenda in the 21st Century. Throughout the text, students are encouraged to question their own preconceptions and assumptions, and to use their own judgement to critically evaluate key approaches and ideas. To help them achieve this, each chapter is punctuated with helpful learning features including 'key ideas', 'think points' and case studies, demonstrating the real world applications and implications of the theory. In addition to covering a wide range of topical security issues, from terrorism and inter-state armed conflict to cybersecurity, health, and transnational crime, the fourth edition features a new chapter on postcolonialism and expanded coverage of critical security studies. The book is supported by an Online Resource Centre designed to help students take their learning further. For students: - Explore relevant security issues in greater depth with additional online case studies. - Test your understanding of the key ideas and themes in each chapter with self-marking multiple-choice questions. For registered lecturers: - Use the adaptable PowerPoint slides as the basis for lecture presentations, or as hand-outs in class.

About Author

Alan Collins is Professor of International Relations in the college of Arts and Humanities at Swansea University.

Contents

1.INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS SECURITY STUDIES? - ALAN COLLINS, SWANSEA UNIVERSITY; PART 1: APPROACHES TO SECURITY; 2. REALISM - CHARLES L. GLASER, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO; 3. LIBERALISM - PATRICK MORGAN, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE; 4. HISTORICAL MATERIALISM - ERIC HERRING, UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL; 5. PEACE STUDIES - PAUL ROGERS, UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD; 6. SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIVISM - CHRISTINE AGIUS, SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY; 7. CRITICAL SECURITY STUDIES: A SCHISMATIC HISTORY - DAVID MUTIMER, YORK UNIVERSITY, TORONTO; 8. CRITICAL INTERVENTIONS: SUBJECTS. OBJECTS AND SECURITY - J. MARSHALL BEIER, MCMASTER UNIVERSITY; 9. POSTCOLONIALISM - MARK LAFFEY AND SUTHAHARAN NADARAJAH, SOAS, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON; 10. HUMAN SECURITY - RANDOLPH B. PERSAUD, THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON DC; 11. GENDER AND SECURITY - CAROLINE KENNEDY AND SOPHIA DINGLI, UNIVERSITY OF HULL; 12. SECURITIZATION - RALF EMMERS, RSIS, SINGAPORE; PART 2: DEEPENING AND BROADENING SECURITY; 13. MILITARY SECURITY - MIKE SHEEHAN, SWANSEA UNIVERSITY; 14. REGIME SECURITY - RICHARD JACKSON, ABERYSTWYTH UNIVERSITY; 15. SOCIETAL SECURITY - PAUL ROE, CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY; 16. ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY - JON BARNETT, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE; 17. ECONOMIC SECURITY - GARY M. SHIFFMAN, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY; 18. GLOBALIZATION, DEVELOPMENT AND SECURITY - NANA K POKU AND JACQUELINE THERKELSEN, , UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL; PART 3: TRADITIONAL AND NON-TRADITIONAL SECURITY; 19. COERCIVE DIPLOMACY: COUNTERING WAR-THREATENING CRISES AND ARMED CONFLICTS - PETER VIGGO JAKOBSEN, UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN; 20. WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND PROLIFERATION - JAMES J. WIRTZ, US NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL; 21. TERRORISM - JAMES LUTZ AND BRENDA LUTZ, INDIANA UNIVERSITY PURDUE; 22. HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION - ALEX J. BELLAMY, GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY; 23. ENERGY SECURITY - DOUG STOKES, UNIVERSITY OF EXETER AND SAM RAPHAEL, KINGSTON UNIVERSITY; 24.THE WEAPONS TRADE - SUZETTE R. GRILLOT, UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA; 25. HEALTH AND SECURITY - STEFAN ELBE, UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX; 26. TRANSNATIONAL CRIME - HAROLD TRINKUNAS, THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION AND JEANNE GIRALDO, US NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL, AND HAROLD TRINKUNAS, BROOKINGS INSTITUTION; 27. CYBER-SECURITY - MYRIAM DUNN CAVELTY, ETH ZURICH; 28. AFTER THE RETURN TO THEORY: THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF SECURITY STUDIES - BARRY BUZAN, LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, AND OLE WAEVER, UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780198708315
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 544
  • ID: 9780198708315
  • weight: 911
  • ISBN10: 0198708319
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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