Sovereignty, Security and Risk
Insurance is a central, if until now ignored, instrument of war in the modern period. Ever since the eighteenth century, interaction between governments and insurers in Western countries has materialised in the form of war risk schemes that have contributed to the waging of war and the preservation...
Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge
Biopolitics, security and risk
Insurance is the world’s largest economic industry, providing a form of security that more than triples global defence expenditure. However, little is known about the form of security insurance provides. This book offers a genealogical interrogation of the relationship between security and risk...
Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge