Contemporary Security Studies

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Alan Collins
OUP Oxford, 2013 - 479 halaman
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.

FEATURES

* 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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What is Security Studies?
1
PART 1 Approaches to Security
11
PART 2 Deepening and Broadening Security
145
PART 3 Traditional and NonTraditional Security
237
Glossary
411
References
429
Index
465
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Alan Collins is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the College of Arts and Humanities at Swansea University.

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