Europe's New Security Challenges

Europe's New Security Challenges

By: Erich Reiter (editor), Heinz Gartner (editor), Adrian G. V. Hyde-Price (editor)Hardback

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A central point of controversy among both academics and policymakers is the nature and significance of security in the post-Cold War world. Engaging that discussion, this collection explores the new security challenges facing Europe. The authors assess the relevance and usefulness of various actors and various approaches for tackling those security challenges. Seeking to avoid dichotomous thinking, their nuanced efforts probe the areas of ambiguity and complexity between war and peace, conflict and co-operation, ""hard"" and ""soft"" security, and state and society.

Contents

Introduction, H. Gartner and A. Hyde-Price. Part 1 Conceptual Framework: ""Beware the Jabberwock!"" - Security Studies in the 21st Century, A. Hyde-Price; Complexity Theory and European Security, W.C. Clemens Jr.; Modern Technology and the Future of the Soldier, D. Robertson; New Conflicts - Risks and Challenges, J.W. Honig. Part 2 European Security: Europe's Changing Security Role, A.M. Rusi; European Security, the Transatlantic Link and Crisis Management, H. Gartner; The Compatibility of Security Organizations and Policies in Europe, P. Schmidt; Strengthening Europe's Security Architecture - Where Do We Stand? Where Should We Go?, H. Borchert. Part 3 The OSCE: An Evaluation of OSCE's Role in Conflict Management, P.T. Hopmann; Political Will, Public Relations and the OSCE, W. Kemp; The OSCE's High Commissioner on National Minorities - His Own Conception of His Work, the Content and Effectiveness of His Recommendations, and His Recommendations for Strengthening the HCNM as an Institution, W. Zellner. Part 4 Regional Security: The Challenge of Collective Action - Security Management in European and Regional Contexts, K. Mottola; Arms Control as a Spatial Practice - Challenges Around the Baltic Rim, P. Joenniemi; New Global Politics - Some Geopolitical and Geostrategic Reflections on How the Return of Geopolitics to Central Asia Affects European Security, E. Reiter; Peace Operations - an Assessment, E.A. Schmidl. Part 5 The Role of Major Powers: Great Powers and Global Insecurity, G. Mangott; China -Global or Regional Player? Great Power, Partner or Chaotic Power?, K. Moller.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781555879051
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 475
  • ID: 9781555879051
  • ISBN10: 1555879055

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