Routledge New Security Studies

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The aim of this book series is to gather state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and empirical research into a core set of volumes that respond vigorously and dynamically to new challenges to security studies scholarship. This is a continuation of the PRIO New Security Studies series. More information can be found at:

  • Visual Security Studies: Sights and Spectacles of Insecurity and War book cover

    Visual Security Studies

    Sights and Spectacles of Insecurity and War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juha Vuori, Rune Saugmann

    The present volume engages visuality in security from a variety of angles and explores what the subfield of Visual Security Studies might be. To structure this experimentation, and to encourage a more careful and multifaceted approach to visuality and security, the main conceptual move in this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge New Security Studies

  • Standardization and Risk Governance: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach book cover

    Standardization and Risk Governance

    A Multi-Disciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Odd Einar Olsen, Kirsten Voigt Juhl, Preben H. Lindøe, Ole Andreas Engen

    This multi-disciplinary book conceptualizes, maps, and analyses ongoing standardization processes of risk issues across various sectors, processes, and practices. Standards are not only technical specifications and guidelines to support efficient risk governance, but also contain social, political,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
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  • Crypto-Politics: Encryption and Democratic Practices in the Digital Era book cover


    Encryption and Democratic Practices in the Digital Era, 1st Edition

    By Linda Monsees

    This book examines current debates about the politics of technology and the future of democratic practices in the digital era. The volume centres on the debates on digital encryption in Germany and the USA, during the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s leaks, which revolved around the value of privacy…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
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  • Energy Security Logics in Europe: Threat, Risk or Emancipation? book cover

    Energy Security Logics in Europe

    Threat, Risk or Emancipation?, 1st Edition

    By Izabela Surwillo

    This book analyzes energy security dynamics in Europe through the prism of security logics. Drawing on the literature on securitization, security logics and security contexts, it scrutinizes energy security debates and policy developments in Germany, Poland and Ukraine, focusing on the pipeline…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
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  • Privacy and Identity in a Networked Society: Refining Privacy Impact Assessment book cover

    Privacy and Identity in a Networked Society

    Refining Privacy Impact Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Strauß

    This book offers an analysis of privacy impacts resulting from and reinforced by technology and discusses fundamental risks and challenges of protecting privacy in the digital age. Privacy is among the most endangered "species" in our networked society: personal information is processed for various…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
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  • Socially Responsible Innovation in Security: Critical Reflections book cover

    Socially Responsible Innovation in Security

    Critical Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Peter Burgess, Genserik Reniers, Koen Ponnet, Wim Hardyns, Wim Smit

    This book examines the possibility of socially responsible innovation in security, using an interdisciplinary approach. Responsible innovation in security refers to a comprehensive approach that aims to integrate knowledge related to stakeholders operating at both the demand and the supply side of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge New Security Studies