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Contemporary Security Analysis and Copenhagen Peace Research / Edition 1

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Overview

This book examines the development of peace research and explores its present challenges, focusing on the contribution made by the Copenhagen Peace Research Institute. The authors investigate how peace research relates to security studies and international relations, providing a comprehensive study of conceptual innovations and a discussion of security analysis in the European context.
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Meet the Author

Stefano Guzzini is a senior research fellow at the Institute for International Studies, Denmark and associate professor of government at Uppsala University. Dietrich Jung is a political scientist who also specialises in Islamic studies.He is currently a senior researcher at the Institute for International Studies, Denmark.

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Table of Contents

Series editor's preface
Acknowledgements
Contributors
1 Copenhagen peace research 1
2 Peace Research and International Relations in Scandinavia: from enduring rivalry to stable peace? 15
3 Peace research between idealism and realism: fragments of a Finnish debate 27
4 'The Cold War is what we make of it': when peace research meets constructivism in International Relations 40
5 Peace and security: two concepts and their relationship 53
6 Wars and the un-making of states: taking Tilly seriously in the contemporary world 69
7 Post-trinitarian war and the regulation of violence 81
8 'Civil' and 'uncivil' in world society 94
9 Globalisation and societal insecurity: the securitisation of terrorism and competing strategies for global governance 106
10 From Bentham to Bush: surveillance, security and the quest for visibility 117
11 The subversion of borders 128
12 A Deutschian security community? Nordic peace reframed 143
13 Initiating a security community: general theory, history and prospects for Baltic-Russian relations 154
14 The EU as a foreign policy actor: the limitations of territorial sovereignty 167
15 Fears into fences: the isolationist pitfall of European federalism 180
16 The new NATO: Europe's continued security crisis 193
17 Securitising European integration: Turkey and the EU 205
18 Algeria: securitisation of state/regime, nation and Islam 217
Hakan Wiberg: selected bibliography 229
Index 245
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