Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 February 2016

532 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198708315

Bookseller Code (04)

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Contemporary Security Studies

Fourth Edition

Alan Collins

  • Offers broad coverage of contemporary security studies, giving instructors the flexibility to use the text in a way that supports their teaching
  • Provides in-depth coverage of security studies theories and concepts, unmatched by any other textbook
  • Includes expanded coverage of critical security studies
  • Brings together carefully edited contributions from international experts in the field
  • Challenges students to question their own assumptions, encouraging the development of critical thinking skills
  • Considers a range of traditional and non-traditional security issues, from terrorism and inter-state armed conflict to security issues centring on the environment, health, and transnational crime
  • Includes a range of features to maximize learning and critical reflection
  • Recognizes and addresses the areas of overlap and discrepancies between approaches

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