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Contemporary Security Studies


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1: Alan Collins: Introduction: What is Security Studies?Part 1: Approaches to Security 2: Charles L. Glaser: Realism 3: Patrick Morgan: Liberalism and Liberal Internationalism 4: Eric Herring: Historical Materialism 5: Paul Rogers: Peace Studies 6: Christine Agius: Social Constructivism 7: David Mutimer: Critical Security Studies: A Schismatic History 8: J. Marshall Beier: Poststructural Insights: Making Subjects and Objects of Security 9: Mark Laffey and Suthaharan Nadarajah: Postcolonialism 10: Randolph B. Persaud: Human Security 11: Caroline Kennedy and Sophia Dingli: Gender and Security 12: Ralf Emmers: SecuritizationPart 2: Deepening and Broadening Security 13: Michael Sheehan: Military Security 14: Andreas Krieg: Regime Security 15: Paul Roe: Societal Security 16: Jon Barnett and Geoffrey Dabelko: Environmental Security 17: Gary M. Shiffman: Economic Security 18: Nana K. Poku and Jacqueline Therkelsen: Globalization, Development, and SecurityPart 3: Traditional and Non-Traditional Security 19: Peter Viggo Jakobsen: Coercive Diplomacy: Countering War-Threatening Crises and Armed Conflicts 20: James J. Wirtz: Weapons of Mass Destruction 21: Brenda Lutz and James Lutz: Terrorism 22: Alex J. Bellamy and Stephen McLoughlin: Humanitarian Intervention 23: Sam Raphael and Doug Stokes: Energy Security 24: Suzette R. Grillot: The Weapons Trade 25: Stefan Elbe: Health and Security 26: Harold Trinkunas: Transnational Crime 27: Myriam Dunn Cavelty: Cyber-Security 28: Ole Waever and Barry Buzan: After the Return to Theory: The Past, Present, and Future of Security Studies

About the Author

Alan Collins is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Swansea University.Contributors:Christine Aguis, Swinburne University of Technology, AustraliaJon Barnett, University of Melbourne, AustraliaMarshall Beier, McMaster University, CanadaAlex Bellamy, Griffith University, AustraliaBarry Buzan, London School of Economics, United KingdomGeoffrey Dabelko, Ohio University, USASophia Dingli, University of Glasgow, United KingdomMyriam Dunn Cavelty, ETH Zurich, SwitzerlandStefan Elbe, University of Sussex, United KingdomRalf Emmers, Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeCharles L. Glaser, The George Washington University, USASuzette Grillot, University of Oklahoma, USAEric Herring, University of Bristol, USAPeter Viggo Jakobsen, University of Copenhagen, DenmarkCaroline Kennedy, University of Hull, United KingdomAndreas Krieg, King's College London, United KingdomMark Laffey, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, United KingdomBrenda Lutz, Indiana University Purdue, USAJames Lutz, Indiana University Purdue, USAStephen McLoughlin, Liverpool Hope University, United KingdomPatrick Morgan, University of California, Irvine, USADavid Mutimer, York University, CanadaSutha Nadarajah, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, United KingdomRandolph B. Persaud, American University, USANana K. Poku, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaSam Raphael, University of Westminster, United KingdomPaul Roe, Central European University, HungaryPaul Rogers, University of Bradford, United KingdomMike Sheehan, Swansea University, United KingdomGary Shiffman, Georgetown University, USADoug Stokes, University of Exeter, United KingdomJacqueline Therkelsen, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaHarold Trinkunas, The Brookings Institute, USAOle Waever, University of Copenhagen, DenmarkJames J. Wirtz, US Naval Postgraduate School, USA


Review from previous edition: "Accessible in its approach, logical in its structure, impressive in its coverage without being superficial, and genuinely absorbing to read." - Dr Alexander Mackenzie, University of Liverpool"This book provides depth of coverage of both theory and contemporary issues, and provides a definitive, student-friendly introduction to security studies. " - Dr Kamil Zwolski, University of Southampton

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