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Bringing together selections from key scholars,Contemporary Security Studies,Third Edition, provides a comprehensive, highly accessible, and engaging introduction to the fast-evolving field of security studies. It covers a broad range of approaches and issues, from terrorism and interstate armed conflict to security issues centering on the environment, health, and transnational crime. FEATURES * Broad coverage of contemporary security studies * Assumes no background knowledge and is therefore accessible to students new to the subject * Carefully edited contributions from international experts * Excellent learning features including readers' guides, key points, questions, guides to further reading, web links, text boxes, and a glossary * A Companion Website providing case studies, web links, multiple-choice questions, and a flashcard glossary for students and PowerPoint-based lecture slides for instructors NEW TO THIS EDITION * A new chapter on the history and evolution of cyber-security and the level of risk it presents * Additional coverage of international organizations and institutions, private military companies, post-structuralism, and nuclear proliferation and terrorism * A revised chapter on coercive diplomacy that reflects new literature in the field
Table of Contents
1. Introduction, Alan Collins APPROACHES TO SECURITY 2. Realism, Charles L. Glaser 3. Liberalism, Patrick Morgan 4. Historical Materialism, Eric Herring 5. Peace Studies, Paul Rogers 6. Critical Security Studies, David Mutimer 7. Social Constructivism, Christine Agius 8. Human Security, Pauline Kerr 9. Gender, Caroline Kennedy 10. Securitization, Ralf Emmers DEEPENING AND BROADENING SECURITY 11. Military Security, Mike Sheehan 12. Regime Security, Richard Jackson 13. Societal Security, Paul Roe 14. Environmental Security, Jon Barnett 15. Economic Security, Gary Shiffman 16. Development and Security, Nana Poku and Jacqueline Therkelsen TRADITIONAL AND NON-TRADITIONAL SECURITY 17. Coercive Diplomacy, Peter Viggo Jakobsen 18. Weapons of Mass Destruction, James J. Wirtz 19. Terrorism, Brenda Lutz and James Lutz 20. Humanitarian Intervention, Alex Bellamy 21. Energy Security, Sam Raphael and Doug Stokes 22. Defence Trade, Suzette Grillot 23. Health, Stefan Elbe 24. Transnational Crime, Harold Tinkunas and Jeanne Giraldo 25. Cyber-security, Myriam Dunn Cavelty 26. Child Soldiers, Helen Brocklehurst 27. After the Return to Theory: The Past, Present, and Future of Security Studies, Barry Buzan and Ole Waever