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  1. Contesting Security

    Strategies and Logics

    Edited by Thierry Balzacq

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    Contesting Security investigates to what extent the ‘logic of security’, which underpins securitization, can be contained, rolled back or dismantled. Featuring legitimacy as a cement of security practices, this volume presents a detailed account of the "logic" which sustains security in order to...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Governing Borders and Security

    The Politics of Connectivity and Dispersal

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Ted Svensson

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book explores and maps the relationship between borders, security and global governance. Theoretically, the book seeks to establish to what degree, and in what ways, traditional notions of borders, security and (global) governance are being eroded, undermined and contested in the context of a...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Critical Security and Chinese Politics

    The Anti-Falungong Campaign

    By Juha A. Vuori

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book examines how critical approaches to security developed in Europe can be used to investigate a Chinese security issue - the case of the Falungong. The past few decades have produced a rich field of theoretical approaches to ‘security’ in Europe. In this book, the security-specific notions...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Transnational Companies and Security Governance

    Hybrid Practices in a Postcolonial World

    By Jana Hönke

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book investigates governance practiced by non-state actors. It analyses how multinational mining companies protect their sites in fragile contexts and what that tells us about political ordering 'beyond' the state. Based on extensive primary research in the Democratic Republic of Congo,...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Security, Technology and Global Politics

    Thinking with Virilio

    By Mark Lacy

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book analyses some of the key problems explored in Paul Virilio’s theorising on war and security. Paul Virilio has developed a provocative series of writings on how modern societies have shaped the acceleration of military/security technologies – and how technologies of security and...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Security, Emancipation and the Politics of Health

    A New Theoretical Perspective

    By Joao Nunes

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book develops a new theoretical framework for the study of security issues and applies this to the case of health. Building on the work of the ‘Welsh School’ of Security Studies, and drawing on contributions from the wider critical security literature, the book provides an emancipatory...

    Published September 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Citizenship and Security

    The Constitution of Political Being

    Edited by Xavier Guillaume, Jef Huysmans

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book engages the intense relationship between citizenship and security in modern politics. It focuses on questions of citizenship in security analysis in order to critically evaluate how political being is and can be constituted in relation to securitising practices. In light of contemporary...

    Published July 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Securitization, Accountability and Risk Management

    Transforming the Public Security Domain

    Edited by Karin Svedberg Helgesson, Ulrika Mörth

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This edited volume examines the reconstitution of the public security domain since the 9/11 attacks, focusing on the banking sector and anti-money laundering (AML) activity in particular. Since the inception of the ‘Financial Action Taskforce’ (FATF) in 1989, AML has been viewed as a global problem...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Commercialising Security in Europe

    Political Consequences for Peace Operations

    Edited by Anna Leander

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book examines the political consequences of European security commercialisation through increased reliance on private military and security companies (PMSCs). The role of commercial security in the domestic setting in Europe is widely acknowledged; after all, the biggest private security...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Politics of Catastrophe

    Genealogies of the Unknown

    By Claudia Aradau, Rens Van Munster

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book argues that catastrophe is a particular way of governing future events – such as terrorism, climate change or pandemics – which we cannot predict but which may strike suddenly, without warning, and cause irreversible damage. At a time where catastrophe increasingly functions as a...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge