Critical Security Products

  • Pandemics

    The Nature of an Emerging Global Threat

    Edited by Dag K.J.E. von Lubitz, Candace Gibson

    Despite the current and very real threat of global pandemics, there is a dearth of published book and reference resources on the subject. Much scholarly research is conducted and published in various journals. There are political analyses, and studies of the socio-economic impact. While healthcare…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    CRC Press

  • Private Security and Identity Politics

    Ethical Hero Warriors, Professional Managers and New Humanitarians

    By Jutta Joachim, Andrea Schneiker

    This book examines the self-representation and identity politics of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs). Using a content analysis of the web pages of 40 transnational US-based and British companies, the book argues that in light of, on the one hand, an increasingly competitive industry…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Private Security Studies

  • A Critical Theory of Counterterrorism

    Ontology, Epistemology and Normativity

    By Sondre Lindahl

    This book provides the first articulation of a specifically critical model of counterterrorism. Since 2006, Critical Terrorism Studies (CTS) scholars have produced wide-ranging and rich critiques of terrorism-related research, as well as of state counterterrorism policies and practices.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Visual Security Studies

    Sights and Spectacles of Insecurity and War

    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 multi-faceted approach to visuality and security, the main conceptual move in this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge New Security Studies

  • Socially Responsible Innovation in Security

    Critical Reflections

    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 – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge New Security Studies

  • The Politics and Policies of Big Data

    Big Data, Big Brother?

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Sætnan, Ingrid Schneider, Nicola Green

    Big Data, gathered together and re-analysed, can be used to form endless variations of our persons - so-called ‘data doubles’. Whilst never a precise portrayal of who we are, they unarguably contain glimpses of details about us that, when deployed into various routines (such as management, policing…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Natural Hazards

    Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Landslides

    Edited by Ramesh Singh, Darius Bartlett

    This book addresses relevant aspects of earthquakes, volcanoes, and landslides from a scientific and applied engineering perspective. It aims to provide information on the physics and physical processes, indicators, monitoring, mitigation, and geology of these natural hazards. The book highlights…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    CRC Press

  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19 
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Race, Gender, and Culture in International Relations

    Postcolonial Perspectives

    Edited by Randolph Persaud, Alina Sajed

    International relations theory has broadened out considerably since the end of the Cold War. Topics and issues once deemed irrelevant to the discipline have been systematically drawn into the debate and great strides have been made in the areas of culture/identity, race, and gender in the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19 

  • Russia's Securitization of Chechnya

    How War Became Acceptable

    By Julie Wilhelmsen

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of how mobilization and legitimation for war are made possible, with a focus on Russia's conflict with Chechnya. Through which processes do leaders and their publics come to define and accept certain conflicts as difficult to engage in, and others as logical,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19 
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Disaster Recovery

    Community-Based Psychosocial Support in the Aftermath

    Edited by Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz

    This new volume, Disaster Recovery: Community-Based Psychosocial Support in the ​Aftermath, provides a wealth of realistic and applicable information for addressing mental health related issues resulting from disasters. It will provide readers with both a theoretical and practical look at…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Exploring Natural Hazards

    A Case Study Approach

    Edited by Darius Bartlett, Ramesh Singh

    This book addresses natural hazards from a scientific and applied engineering perspective. It provides information on the physics and physical processes of a range of natural phenomena that pose hazards to human society, including tropical cyclones, droughts, floods, and lightning. It highlights…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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