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The Routledge Handbook of Security Studies

By Victor Mauer (Edited by), Myriam Dunn Cavelty (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 504 pages
Other Information: 6 black & white tables
Published In: UK, 01 August 2011
Focusing on contemporary challenges, this major new Handbook offers a wide-ranging collection of cutting-edge essays from leading scholars in the field of Security Studies. The field of Security Studies has undergone significant change during the past twenty years, and is now one of the most dynamic sub-disciplines within International Relations. It now encompasses issues ranging from pandemics and environmental degradation to more traditional concerns about direct violence, such as those posed by international terrorism and inter-state armed conflict. A comprehensive volume, comprising articles by both established and up-and-coming scholars, the Handbook of Security Studies identifies the key contemporary topics of research and debate today. This Handbook, now available in paperback, is a benchmark publication with major importance both for current research and the future of the field. It will be essential reading for all scholars and students of Security Studies, War and Conflict Studies, and International Relations. Focusing on contemporary challenges, this major new Handbook offers a wide-ranging collection of cutting-edge essays from leading scholars in the field of Security Studies. The field of Security Studies has undergone significant change during the past twenty years, and is now one of the most dynamic sub-disciplines within International Relations. It now encompasses issues ranging from pandemics and environmental degradation to more traditional concerns about direct violence, such as those posed by international terrorism and inter-state armed conflict. A comprehensive volume, comprising articles by both established and up-and-coming scholars, the Handbook of Security Studies identifies the key contemporary topics of research and debate today. This Handbook is a benchmark publication with major importance both for current research and the future of the field. It will be essential reading for all scholars and students of Security Studies, War and Conflict Studies, and International Relations.

Table of Contents

Introduction Myriam Dunn Cavelty and Victor Mauer Part 1: Theoretical Approaches to Security and Different 'Securities' 1. Realism and Security Studies William C. Wohlforth 2. Liberalism David L. Rosseau and Thomas Walker 3. The English School and International Security Barry Buzan 4. Critical Security Studies David Mutimer 5. Constructivism and Securitization Studies Thierry Balzacq 6. Poststructuralism, Continental Philosophy, and the Remaking of Security Studies Claudia Aradau 7. Feminist Security Studies Annick T.R. Wibben 8. National Security, Culture, and Identity Iver B. Neumann 9. Societal Security Tobias Theiler 10. Human Security and Diplomacy Pauline Kerr Part 2: Contemporary Security Challenges 11. Terrorism Paul Wilkinson 12. Weapons of Mass Destruction James J. Wirtz 13. Organised Crime, Drug Trafficking, and Trafficking in Women Phil Williams 14. State Failure and State Building Daniel Lambach and Tobias Debiel 15. Migration and Security Jef Huysmans and Vicki Squire 16. Cyberthreats Myriam Dunn Cavelty 17. Old and New Wars Herfried Munkler 18. The Privatization of International Security Anna Leander 19. Energy Security Robert W. Orttung and Jeronim Perovic 20. Resources, the Environment and Conflict Nils Petter Gleditsch and Ole Magnus Theisen 21. Emerging Dangers of Biological Weapons Barry Kellman 22. Security and Health in the 21st Century Colleen O'Manique Part 3: Regional Security Challenges 23. China's Rise: Intentions, Power, and Evidence David C. Kang 24. The Korean Peninsula: On the Brink? Scott Snyder 25. Indian Security Policy Sumit Ganguly 26. Pakistan's Security Predicament: Religion, Economics, or Geopolitics? Masooda Bano 27. Afghanistan: A State in Crisis Amin Saikal 28. The Middle East as a Crisis Region Martin Beck 29. Iran's Nuclear Challenge Mark Fitzpatrick 30. Intervention in Iraq: Regime Change and the Dialectics of State-Building Gareth Stansfield 31. The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Mark A. Heller 32. Russia's Revival Jeffrey Mankoff 33. The Western Balkans: On the Path to Stability Richard Caplan Part 4: Confronting Security Challenges 34. The European Union: From Security Community towards Security Actor Victor Mauer 35. Alliances Carlo Masala 36. Deterrence Richard Ned Lebow 37. Coercive Diplomacy: Scope and Limits, Theory and Policy Bruce W. Jentleson 38. Peace Operations Oliver Ramsbotham and Tom Woodhouse 39. Humanitarian Intervention Alex J. Bellamy 40. Global Governance Thomas J. Biersteker 41. The Study of Crisis Management Arjen Boin, Magnus Ekengren, and Mark Rhinard

Introduction Myriam Dunn Cavelty and Victor Mauer Part 1: Theoretical Approaches to Security and Different 'Securities' 1. Realism and Security Studies William C. Wohlforth 2. Liberalism David L. Rosseau and Thomas Walker 3. The English School and International Security Barry Buzan 4. Critical Security Studies David Mutimer 5. Constructivism and Securitization Studies Thierry Balzacq 6. Poststructuralism, Continental Philosophy, and the Remaking of Security Studies Claudia Aradau 7. Feminist Security Studies Annick T.R. Wibben 8. National Security, Culture, and Identity Iver B. Neumann 9. Societal Security Tobias Theiler 10. Human Security and Diplomacy Pauline Kerr Part 2: Contemporary Security Challenges 11. Terrorism Paul Wilkinson 12. Weapons of Mass Destruction James J. Wirtz 13. Organised Crime, Drug Trafficking, and Trafficking in Women Phil Williams 14. State Failure and State Building Daniel Lambach and Tobias Debiel 15. Migration and Security Jef Huysmans and Vicki Squire 16. Cyberthreats Myriam Dunn Cavelty 17. Old and New Wars Herfried Munkler 18. The Privatization of International Security Anna Leander 19. Energy Security Robert W. Orttung and Jeronim Perovic 20. Resources, the Environment and Conflict Nils Petter Gleditsch and Ole Magnus Theisen 21. Emerging Dangers of Biological Weapons Barry Kellman 22. Security and Health in the 21st Century Colleen O'Manique Part 3: Regional Security Challenges 23. China's Rise: Intentions, Power, and Evidence David C. Kang 24. The Korean Peninsula: On the Brink? Scott Snyder 25. Indian Security Policy Sumit Ganguly 26. Pakistan's Security Predicament: Religion, Economics, or Geopolitics? Masooda Bano 27. Afghanistan: A State in Crisis Amin Saikal 28. The Middle East as a Crisis Region Martin Beck 29. Iran's Nuclear Challenge Mark Fitzpatrick 30. Intervention in Iraq: Regime Change and the Dialectics of State-Building Gareth Stansfield 31. The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Mark A. Heller 32. Russia's Revival Jeffrey Mankoff 33. The Western Balkans: On the Path to Stability Richard Caplan Part 4: Confronting Security Challenges 34. The European Union: From Security Community towards Security Actor Victor Mauer 35. Alliances Carlo Masala 36. Deterrence Richard Ned Lebow 37. Coercive Diplomacy: Scope and Limits, Theory and Policy Bruce W. Jentleson 38. Peace Operations Oliver Ramsbotham and Tom Woodhouse 39. Humanitarian Intervention Alex J. Bellamy 40. Global Governance Thomas J. Biersteker 41. The Study of Crisis Management Arjen Boin, Magnus Ekengren, and Mark Rhinard

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EAN: 9780415664721
ISBN: 0415664721
Publisher: Routledge
Dimensions: 24.13 x 17.27 x 3.05 centimetres (0.91 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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