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Routledge New Security Studies

About the Series

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:

7 Series Titles

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Nordic Societal Security Convergence and Divergence

Nordic Societal Security: Convergence and Divergence

1st Edition

Edited By Sebastian Larsson, Mark Rhinard
June 25, 2020

This book compares and contrasts publicly espoused security concepts in the Nordic region, and explores the notion of societal security. Outside observers often assume that Nordic countries take similar approaches to the security and safety of their citizens. This book challenges that assumption ...

Visual Security Studies Sights and Spectacles of Insecurity and War

Visual Security Studies: Sights and Spectacles of Insecurity and War

1st Edition

Edited By Juha Vuori, Rune Saugmann
December 09, 2019

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 ...

Standardization and Risk Governance A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Standardization and Risk Governance: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

1st Edition

Edited By Odd Einar Olsen, Kirsten Voigt Juhl, Preben H. Lindøe, Ole Andreas Engen
November 11, 2019

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,...

Crypto-Politics Encryption and Democratic Practices in the Digital Era

Crypto-Politics: Encryption and Democratic Practices in the Digital Era

1st Edition

By Linda Monsees
August 07, 2019

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 ...

Energy Security Logics in Europe Threat, Risk or Emancipation?

Energy Security Logics in Europe: Threat, Risk or Emancipation?

1st Edition

By Izabela Surwillo
May 09, 2019

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 ...

Privacy and Identity in a Networked Society Refining Privacy Impact Assessment

Privacy and Identity in a Networked Society: Refining Privacy Impact Assessment

1st Edition

By Stefan Strauß
May 03, 2019

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...

Socially Responsible Innovation in Security Critical Reflections

Socially Responsible Innovation in Security: Critical Reflections

1st Edition

Edited By J. Peter Burgess, Genserik Reniers, Koen Ponnet, Wim Hardyns, Wim Smit
May 03, 2018

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...

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