From Crisis to Global Governance
This book fills a gap in the literature by setting concerns for food security in the context of global food governance in the twenty-first century. It highlights the systemic inadequacies of the present food system and of the dominant strategies for achieving food security. Examining the...
To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge
Pacifying the Globe, Securing the Homeland
This book maps the increasing convergence of US domestic and international security regimes, analyzing the trend towards global pacification in the name of 'security'. The dream of liberal world peace after the Cold War is on the verge of collapsing into permanent global pacification – not only in...
Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge
Structural Conditions, Articulations and Unintended Consequences
This book critically investigates the discourses and practices of human security and aims to delve below the stereotypical imageries representing them. Drawing on Foucault and Deleuze, the author approaches human security from a new perspective, with the aim of ascertaining what has...
Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge
Operational Uncertainty and the US Military in Iraq
This book provides a rigorous critical analysis of how the US military operates in Iraq, exploring the spatial practices of violence. Contemporary critical analyses of the United States’ involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan emphasise the hegemonic nature of the US military experience, while...
Published September 1st 2010 by Routledge
From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare
This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the 'political'. In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War (NCW), this book traces the philosophical...
Published August 8th 2010 by Routledge
This book defines the relationship between gender and international security, analyzing and critiquing international security theory and practice from a gendered perspective. Gender issues have an important place in the international security landscape, but have been neglected both in the theory...
Published October 7th 2009 by Routledge
A Divided and Contested Legacy
In recent years debates about the nature and future of the West have been high on the political agenda. Prognoses of the West’s imminent demise have been countered by those arguing for its continued relevance, or those arguing that while the West will survive its nature, and the balance of power...
Published September 23rd 2009 by Routledge
Security Language as a Political Framework for Women
This book examines the relationship between women, gender and the international security agenda, exploring the meaning of security in terms of discourse and practice, as well as the larger goals and strategies of the global women's movement. Today, many complex global problems are being located...
Published September 21st 2009 by Routledge
The Political Limits to Emancipatory Approaches
This book aims to engage with contemporary security discourses from a critical perspective. It argues that rather than being a radical, analytical outlook, much critical security theory fails to fulfil its promise to pose a challenge to contemporary power relations. In general, 'critical security'...
Published August 27th 2009 by Routledge
International Relations Theory and the Politics of Space
The challenges that space poses for political theory are profound. Yet until now, the exploration and utilization of space has generally reflected – but not challenged – the political patterns and impulses which characterized twentieth-century politics and International Relations. This edited...
Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge