Security: A New Framework for Analysis
Barry Buzan, Research Professor of International Studies Centre for the Study of Democracy Barry Buzan, Etc, Ole Wæver, Ole Waever, Jaap de Wilde
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998 - Political Science - 239 pages
Two schools of thought now exist in security studies: traditionalists want to restrict the subject to politico-military issues; while wideners want to extend it to the economic, societal and environmental sectors. This book sets out a comprehensive statement of the new security studies, establishing the case for the broader agenda.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DanielClausen - LibraryThing
One might think of this book as a key effort to mainstream constructivist analysis in IR and show how security (or securitization) is used as an alternative and extreme form of politics. Buzan, Waever ... Read full review
A must-read seminal book in the fields of IR and Security Studies!