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  1. Refugees, Security and the European Union

    By Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Asylum and migration are amongst the most contentious political issues in Europe and it has been argued that migrants and asylum-seekers have been securitized in the EU and socially constructed as security threats. This book analyses the extent and the modalities of the securitization of...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Building Security in Post-Conflict States

    The Domestic Consequences of Security Sector Reform

    Edited by Ursula Schroeder, Fairlie Chappuis

    Support for security and justice institutions has become a crucial instrument of international engagement in fragile and conflict-affected states. In attempts to shore up security as a precondition for sustainable peace, international actors have become deeply engaged in reforming the security...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Profits, Security, and Human Rights in Developing Countries

    Global Lessons from Canada’s Extractive Sector in Colombia

    Edited by James Rochlin

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The extractive sector is a particular area of expertise for Canada and more than half of Canada’s mining assets abroad are located in Latin America, specifically in Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Colombia. The Canada-Colombia accord was the first free-trade agreement in the world to include annual Human...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Humanitarian Technology

    Good Intentions, Unintended Consequences and Insecurity

    By Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

    This book offers a detailed exploration of three examples of humanitarian uses of new technology, employing key theoretical insights from Foucault. We are currently seeing a humanitarian turn to new digital technologies, such as biometrics, remote sensing, and surveillance drones. However, such...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. War and the Body

    Militarisation, Practice and Experience

    Edited by Kevin McSorley

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This edited volume places the body at the centre of critical thinking about war and its consequences. War is fundamentally embodied. The reality of war is not just politics by any other means but politics incarnate, politics written on and experienced through the thinking, feeling bodies of men and...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Masquerades of War

    Edited by Christine Sylvester

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This collection explores the concepts and practices of masquerade as they apply to concepts and practices of war. The contributors insist that masquerades are everyday aspects of the politics, praxis, and experiences of war, while also discovering that finding masquerades and tracing how they work...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management

    By Adam S. Crowe

    A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management provides interdisciplinary analysis on how particular sets of conditions may occur in the future by evaluating global trends, possible scenarios, emerging conditions, and various other elements of risk management. Firmly based in science, the book...

    Published May 20th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Nuclear Exits

    Countries foregoing the nuclear option

    Edited by Ilkka Taipale, Vappu Taipale

    Many countries have the capacity to construct nuclear weapons - even relatively poor and small ones, as the North Korean example shows us. So far, only one country - South Africa – has voluntarily given up its nuclear weapons programme. Three others - Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus - gave up the...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Peace and Security

    Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

    Edited by Louise Olsson, Theodora-Ismene Gizelis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This volume explores the implementation of key gender policies in international peace and security, following the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 in October 2000, the first thematic resolution on Women, Peace and Security. How should we understand women’s participation in peace...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Security Expertise

    Practice, Power, Responsibility

    Edited by Trine Villumsen Berling, Christian Bueger

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This volume brings together scholars from different fields to explore the power, consequences and everyday practices of security expertise. Expertise mediates between different forms of knowledge: scientific and technological, legal, economic and political knowledge. This book offers the first...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge