"Rethinking Insecurity, War and Violence" [NOOK Book]


This collection of essays rethinks the security paradigm in the context of the War on Terror, providing a broad and systematic analysis of the long-term sources of political, military and cultural insecurity from the local to the global.

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This collection of essays rethinks the security paradigm in the context of the War on Terror, providing a broad and systematic analysis of the long-term sources of political, military and cultural insecurity from the local to the global.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203894194
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/28/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 244
  • File size: 542 KB

Meet the Author

Damian Grenfell is a researcher in the Globalism Institute at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

Paul James is Academic Director of the Globalism Institute at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia and Director of the United Nations Global Compact, Cities Program (UNGCCP).

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Globalizing Insecurity 1. Debating Insecurity in a Globalizing World: An Introduction Damian Grenfell and Paul James 2. Globalization and the Changing Face of War Paul James and Jonathan Friedman 3. Globalization and the Limits of Current Security Paradigms Ronaldo Munck 4. Global Capitalism and the Production of Insecurity James Goodman Part 2: Reconceptualizing Security 5. New Wars and the Therapeutic Security Paradigm Michael Humphrey 6. Beyond the Construction of Consent in the War on Terror Kirsty Best 7. Recasting Western Knowledges about (Postcolonial) Security Phillip Darby 8. Environmental Security, Climate Change and Globalizing Terrorism Robyn Eckersley Part 3: Rethinking Localized Transnational Conflicts 9. Zones of Conflict and the Global War on Terror Martin Griffiths 10. Political Regimes in South East Asia and the War on Terror Garry Rodan 11. Insecurity, Risk, Identity and Violence in Kosovo John Tulloch 12. Beyond Ethnocracy and Conflict in Israel/Palestine? Oren Yiftachel Part 4: Renewal in the Aftermath of Violence 13. Governance: Rule and Reconstruction after War Richard Caplan 14. Reconciliation: Violence and Nation-Formation in Timor-Leste Damian Grenfell 15. Recovery: Taming the Rwa Bhineda after the Bali Bombings Jeff Lewis and Belinda Lewis 16. Resilience: Wantoks, Transnational Traders and Global Politics John Handmer and Wei Choong

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