Security: A New Framework for Analysis

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998 - Political Science - 239 pages
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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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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

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A must-read seminal book in the fields of IR and Security Studies!

Contents

Introduction
1
Conceptual Apparatus
21
The Military Sector
49
The Environmental Sector
71
The Economic Sector
95
The Societal Sector
119
The Political Sector
141
How Sectors Are Synthesized
163
Conclusions
195
Bibliography
215
Acronyms
231
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