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Contemporary Security Studies

Sixth Edition

Edited by Alan Collins

  • Offers broad, easy-to-digest coverage of all of the key theories and concepts in Security Studies
  • Brings together carefully edited contributions from international experts in the field, giving students insights from a range of leading scholars
  • 'Think point' boxes challenge students to question their own assumptions, and help to develop critical thinking skills
  • Case study boxes encourage students to connect theory and practice by demonstrating the real-world manifestations of political issues
  • Includes coverage of critical Security Studies perspectives, including poststructuralism and postcolonialism
  • Considers a broad range of traditional and non-traditional security issues, from inter-state armed conflict and nuclear weapons, to security issues centring on the environment, crime and cyber-attacks
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • A new Chapter 13 on popular culture introduces students to this innovative approach to Security Studies, exploring the role that it plays in shaping and understanding security-related processes, including managing conflicts, supporting transitions to peace, and its uses and limitations as a source of soft power
  • A revised Chapter 12 on securitization theory traces its emergence and evolution as a framework for analysis, covering the main concepts and criticisms, and helping students to develop their understanding of constructivist approaches to security
  • Chapter 27 on transnational crime has been reworked to include coverage of the 'crime-terror nexus', the relationship between organized crime and the state, and a case study focusing on Mexico, helping students to apply theory to the real world
  • Every chapter has been thoroughly updated to reflect current political issues and developments in world affairs, such as the initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and forced migration

£37.99

Paperback

Published: 14 February 2022

584 Pages

246x189mm

ISBN: 9780198862192


Also Available As:

Ebook


Request Inspection Copy


Bookseller Code (AG)


This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Also of Interest

Companion website

New Edition

Contemporary Security Studies

Sixth Edition

Edited by Alan Collins

  • Offers broad, easy-to-digest coverage of all of the key theories and concepts in Security Studies
  • Brings together carefully edited contributions from international experts in the field, giving students insights from a range of leading scholars
  • 'Think point' boxes challenge students to question their own assumptions, and help to develop critical thinking skills
  • Case study boxes encourage students to connect theory and practice by demonstrating the real-world manifestations of political issues
  • Includes coverage of critical Security Studies perspectives, including poststructuralism and postcolonialism
  • Considers a broad range of traditional and non-traditional security issues, from inter-state armed conflict and nuclear weapons, to security issues centring on the environment, crime and cyber-attacks
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • A new Chapter 13 on popular culture introduces students to this innovative approach to Security Studies, exploring the role that it plays in shaping and understanding security-related processes, including managing conflicts, supporting transitions to peace, and its uses and limitations as a source of soft power
  • A revised Chapter 12 on securitization theory traces its emergence and evolution as a framework for analysis, covering the main concepts and criticisms, and helping students to develop their understanding of constructivist approaches to security
  • Chapter 27 on transnational crime has been reworked to include coverage of the 'crime-terror nexus', the relationship between organized crime and the state, and a case study focusing on Mexico, helping students to apply theory to the real world
  • Every chapter has been thoroughly updated to reflect current political issues and developments in world affairs, such as the initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and forced migration

£37.99

Paperback

Published: 14 February 2022

584 Pages

246x189mm

ISBN: 9780198862192


Also Available As:

Ebook


Request Inspection Copy


Bookseller Code (AG)


This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Also of Interest