9780199694778

Contemporary Security Studies

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199694778

  • ISBN 10:

    019969477X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/08/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

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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