Contesting Security PRIO New Security Studies Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Taylor & Francis Publish Date: 2014/12/05 Synopsis: "This book investigates to what extent the 'logic of security', which underpins securitization, can be contained, rolled back or dismantled
Attempts to study how and whether desecuritization can be contested is faced with two main obstacles: (1) conflict between proponents of desecuritization and students of emancipation; (2) disagreement between scholars of each camp upon the meaning of the concept they use and upon what it entails in practice. Recent attempts to overcome these obstacles have led to the evolution of two new concepts: resistance and resilience. However, individually, the contribution of these concepts is restricted by their singular interpretation of the subject. One aim of this volume is to bring different approaches that aim to counter secu...