Contemporary Security Studies
Bringing together selections from key scholars, Contemporary Security Studies, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive, highly accessible, and engaging introduction to the fast-evolving field of security studies. It covers a broad range of approaches and issues, from terrorism and interstate armed conflict to security issues centering on the environment, health, and transnational crime.
* Broad coverage of contemporary security studies
* Assumes no background knowledge and is therefore accessible to students new to the subject
* Carefully edited contributions from international experts
* Excellent learning features including readers' guides, key points, questions, guides to further reading, web links, text boxes, and a glossary
* A Companion Website providing case studies, web links, multiple-choice questions, and a flashcard glossary for students and PowerPoint-based lecture slides for instructors
NEW TO THIS EDITION
* A new chapter on the history and evolution of cyber-security and the level of risk it presents
* Additional coverage of international organizations and institutions, private military companies, post-structuralism, and nuclear proliferation and terrorism
* A revised chapter on coercive diplomacy that reflects new literature in the field
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