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  1. Security and Defensive Democracy in Israel

    A Critical Approach to Political Discourse

    By Sharon Weinblum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book scrutinises how political actors in the Israeli parliament (the Knesset) have articulated the security-democracy nexus in their discourses. Security crises expose political leaders to an uncomfortable dilemma: guaranteeing the safety of citizens while at the same time preserving...

    Published January 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Food Security Governance

    Empowering Communities, Regulating Corporations

    By Nora McKeon

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book fills a gap in the literature by setting food security in the context of evolving global food governance. Today’s food system generates hunger alongside of food waste, burgeoning health problems, massive greenhouse gas emissions. Applying food system analysis to review how the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Conflict Resolution and Ontological Security

    Peace Anxieties

    Edited by Bahar Rumelili

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This volume highlights the ways in which the prospect of peace can generate anxieties and consequently set in motion social and political processes that reproduce and reactivate conflicts. In analysing this issue, the volume builds on the notion of ontological security and its recent applications...

    Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Management

    By Brian Tomaszewski

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide essential disaster management decision support and analytical capabilities. As such, homeland security professionals would greatly benefit from an interdisciplinary understanding of GIS and how GIS relates to disaster management, policy, and practice....

    Published December 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Critical Urban Infrastructure Handbook

    Edited by Masanori Hamada

    Represents the State of the Art in Urban Lifeline Engineering Urban lifelines are buried or aboveground network systems used for water, sewerage, gas, power, and telecommunications. Dedicated to preserving the functions of lifeline systems against natural disasters, the Critical Urban...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Worlding Brazil

    Intellectuals, Identity and Security

    By Laura Lima

    Series: Worlding Beyond the West

    This book looks at the development of thinking about security in Brazil between 1930 and 2010. In order to do so, it develops a new framework for thinking about intellectual history in Brazil and applies it to the development of knowledge on security in that country. Building on the Gramscian...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. C2 Re-envisioned

    The Future of the Enterprise

    By Marius S. Vassiliou, David S. Alberts, Jonathan Russell Agre

    Command and Control (C2) is the set of organizational and technical attributes and processes by which an enterprise marshals and employs human, physical, and information resources to solve problems and accomplish missions.C2 Re-envisioned: The Future of the Enterprise identifies four interrelated...

    Published December 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. (In)Security and the Production of International Relations

    The Politics of Securitisation in Europe

    By Jonas Hagmann

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book provides a framework for analysing the interplay between securitisation and foreign affairs, reconnecting critical security studies with traditional IR concerns about interstate relations. What happens to foreign policymaking when actors, things or processes are presented as threats?...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Securing 'the Homeland'

    Critical Infrastructure, Risk and (In)Security

    By Myriam Anna Dunn, Kristian Søby Kristensen

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This edited volume uses a ‘constructivist/reflexive’ approach to address critical infrastructure protection (CIP), a central political practice associated with national security. The politics of CIP, and the construction of the threat they are meant to counter, effectively establish a powerful...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Security and Sport Mega Events

    A complex relation

    Edited by Diamantis Mastrogiannakis, Christian Dorville

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This edition stresses some critical reflectons regarding security policies before and during Sport Events in our contemporary era of generalized insecurity. Sport competitions at the national, European and global levels have evolved in terms of economic investment, social importance and...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge