Critical Security Products

  • Critical International Relations - An Introduction

    From the Barbarian to the Cyborg

    By James Der Derian

    In Critical International Relations - An Introduction, the radical IR theorist James Der Derian provides an innovative text based on the critical encounters throughout history that have transformed international relations.  Unlike other books on world politics which focus on the perspective…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 

  • Democracy and Intervention

    By John Macmillan

    This book develops a systematic understanding of the conceptual, ethical, political and theoretical dimensions of intervention in an empirical/historical context.  More specifically, the book aims to provide advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students with a systematic and critical…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Doomsday or Deterrence?

    On the Antinuclear Issue

    By Ferenc Fehér, Agnes Heller

    Doomsday or Deterrence? argues against the majority of premises and conclusions of the antinuclear argument as existed in 1986 when this study was first published. Fehér and Heller’s study claims that social changes are important to curb technology trends that lean toward the construction of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of International Resilience

    By David Chandler

    Resilience is increasingly discussed as a key concept across many fields of international policy-making from financial crisis, sustainable development, insecurity, conflict and terrorism to urban and rural planning, international aid provision and the prevention of and responses to natural and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-20 

  • Governing Borders and Security

    The Politics of Connectivity and Dispersal

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Ted Svensson

    This book explores and maps the relationship between borders, security and global governance. Theoretically, the book seeks to establish to what degree, and in what ways, traditional notions of borders, security and (global) governance are being eroded, undermined and contested in the context of a…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Critical Security and Chinese Politics

    The Anti-Falungong Campaign

    By Juha A. Vuori

    This book examines how critical approaches to security developed in Europe can be used to investigate a Chinese security issue - the case of the Falungong. The past few decades have produced a rich field of theoretical approaches to ‘security’ in Europe. In this book, the security-specific notions…

    Paperback – 2015-12-19 
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Hurricane Mitigation for the Built Environment

    By Ricardo A. Alvarez

    "Alvarez drives home the point that for buildings and communities located in hurricane-prone regions, it is not a question of whether the area will be impacted, but when it will be impacted. The book makes a strong case for taking responsibility to understand the vulnerabilities of buildings and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    CRC Press

  • Securitizing Global Warming

    A Climate of Complexity

    By Delf Rothe

    This book explores the reasons for a recent securitization of climate change, and reveals how the understanding of climate change as a security threat fuels resilience as a contemporary political paradigm. Since 2007, political and public discourse has portrayed climate change in terms of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge Studies in Resilience

  • Transformations of Security Studies

    Dialogues, Diversity and Discipline

    Edited by Gabi Schlag, Julian Junk, Christopher Daase

    This volume brings together a group of distinguished scholars to engage in a dialogue on key developments in the study of security. The book provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical, empirical and methodological developments within security studies, whose political and societal importance…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Private Security Studies

    Edited by Rita Abrahamsen, Anna Leander

    This new Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of current research on private security and military companies, comprising essays by leading scholars from around the world. The increasing privatization of security across the globe has been the subject of much debate and controversy, inciting…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20

  • Living with Climate Change

    How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate

    By Jane A. Bullock, George D. Haddow, Kim S. Haddow, Damon P. Coppola

    The climate has changed and communities across America are living with the consequences: rapid sea level rise, multi-state wildfires, heat waves, and enduring drought. Living with Climate Change: How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate details the steps cities are taking…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    Auerbach Publications

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