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Intelligence Governance and Democratisation

A comparative analysis of the limits of reform, 1st Edition

By Peter Gill


226 pages

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This book analyses changes in intelligence governance and offers a comparative analysis of intelligence democratisation.

Within the field of Security Sector Reform (SSR), academics have paid significant attention to both the police and military. The democratisation of intelligence structures that are at the very heart of authorit

Table of Contents

1. Intelligence and Democracy 2. Analysing Intelligence: Capacity and Democracy 3. Intelligence in and Beyond the State: A Conceptual Framework 4. Kosovo and Amexica: a tale of two countries 5. Explaining Democratisation: Transnational Factors 6. Explaining Democratisation: The National Dimension 7. Explaining Democratisation: Politics and Organisation 8: Conclusion: Is Democratic Governance a Chimera?

About the Author

Peter Gill is Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool, UK. He is the author of Policing Politics (1994), Rounding Up the Usual Suspects (2000) and co-author of Intelligence in an Insecure World (2nd edn, 2012).

About the Series

Studies in Intelligence

The growing interest in intelligence activities and the opening of hitherto closed archives since the end of the Cold War has stimulated this series of scholarly monographs, wartime memoirs and edited collections. With contributions from leading academics and prominent members of the intelligence community, this series has quickly become the leading forum for the academic study of intelligence.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Military / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Comparative
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Intelligence