Transformations of Security Studies
Dialogues, Diversity and Discipline
This book offers a broad overview of the many strands of contemporary security studies and a path towards a dialogue about the theoretical, empirical, and methodological identity of this important research field.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Dialogues on Security, Christopher Daase, Julian Junk and Gabi Schlag
Part I: Paradigmatic Approaches to Security – Then and Now
2. Realism: Not Expanding, But Still Evolving, Charles L. Glaser
3. Is the Crisis of Security Institutions a Crisis of Institutionalist Theory?, Caroline Fehl
4. Is There Life Beyond Language? Discourses of Security, Karin Fierke
5. Cultures of Security: Explaining Extended Security, Christopher Daase
6. Security as Ethics, Peter J. Burgess
Part II: The Subject of Security – Widening and Deepening the Concept of Security
7. Power politics revisited: Are realist theories really at odds with the new security threats?, Carlo Masala
8. Democratic Distinctiveness and the New Security Agenda, Wolfgang Wagner and Anna Geis
9. Securing the Environment: From Defense to Resilience, Angela Oels and Chris Methmann
10. Financial Security, Nina Boy
Part III: Methodologies of Security – Approaching the Limits of Security Analysis
11. ‘Strong Objectivity’ in Security Studies: Ethnographic Contributions to Method Development, Anna Leander
12. Imaging Security: A Visual Methodology for Security Studies, Gabi Schlag
13. Opportunities and Challenges of Quantifying Security, Hårvard Hegre and Idunn Kristiansen
14. Analyzing Hybrids. Actor-Network-Theory and Method Combinations in Security Studies, Valentin Rauer and Julian Junk
15. Conclusion: A Dialogue on Security, Gabi Schlag, Julian Junk and Christopher Daase
Gabi Schlag is Teaching Associate and Research Fellow at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany, and holds a PhD from the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.
Julian Junk is a Researcher at both the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt and the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.
Christopher Daase is Professor of International Organization at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, and co-editor of Rethinking Security Governance: The problem of unintended consequences (Routledge, 2010, co-edited with Cornelius Friesendorf).