This study focuses on the field of security studies through the prism of migration. Using ethnographic methods to illustrate an experiential theory of security taken from the perspective of migrants and asylum seekers in Europe, it effectively offers a means of moving beyond state-based and state-centric theories in International Relations.
About the Author
Alexandria J. Innes is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of East Anglia. Her work on migration, security and International Relations theory has been published in Security Dialogue, Global Society, and International Relations, among others.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Producing Knowledge in International Security Studies 1.The Problem of Migration for Security Studies 2. Insecurity and Asylum Seeker Identity 3. Human Rights, Mobile Humans: A Critical Reading of Mobility and Access to Rights 4. States in a World of Asylum Seekers: Agency, Rights, Security 5. Performing Security, Theorising Security Conclusion: Opening