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Routledge New Intelligence Studies

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This book series offers a comprehensive and innovative account of contemporary intelligence. It gathers scholarship that takes the study of intelligence professionals and practices as the point of departure and investigates its current configuration as a heterogeneous practice, overlapping with surveillance, counterterrorism, and broader definitions of security. In doing so, the series provides a renewed understanding of intelligence that conceptually and empirically challenges Intelligence Studies’ traditional ontological and epistemological foundations.

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Problematising Intelligence Studies Towards A New Research Agenda

Problematising Intelligence Studies: Towards A New Research Agenda

1st Edition

Edited By Hager Ben Jaffel, Sebastian Larsson
January 29, 2024

This book offers a new research agenda for intelligence studies in contemporary times. In contrast to Intelligence Studies (IS), whose aim has largely been to improve the performance of national security services and assist in policy making, this book takes the investigation of the new ...

Intelligence Oversight in Times of Transnational Impunity Who Will Watch the Watchers?

Intelligence Oversight in Times of Transnational Impunity: Who Will Watch the Watchers?

1st Edition

Edited By Didier Bigo, Emma Mc Cluskey, Félix Tréguer
November 24, 2023

This book adopts a critical lens to look at the workings of Western intelligence and intelligence oversight over time and space. Largely confined to the sub-field of intelligence studies, scholarly engagements with intelligence oversight have typically downplayed the violence carried out by ...

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