Post Tagged with: "securitization"

Securitization and Elections: Speaking Security at Ballot Boxes and Beyond

Securitization and Elections: Speaking Security at Ballot Boxes and Beyond

Adopting securitization as a rhetorical strategy in elections, rather than the language of compromise, can give rise to potentially divisive long-term ramifications.

Interview – Holger Stritzel

Interview – Holger Stritzel

Dr Stritzel discusses what it means to be “critical”, assesses developments in securitization studies, and gives some advice for young Critical Security Studies scholars.

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Security is not solely constructed discursively but also visually. Dominant securitization theory ignores the latter, leaving it somewhat decontextualized.

Online Resources – Securitisation Theory

Online Resources – Securitisation Theory

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, securitisation theory in International Relations.

‘Children of the Stones’: The Securitization of Palestinian Children by Israel

‘Children of the Stones’: The Securitization of Palestinian Children by Israel

To understand the complex and highly subtle securitization of Palestinian children by the Israeli state requires going beyond the Copenhagen School’s analysis framework.

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

The securitization of migration reinforces a politics of fear and racism.

Emotion and Dystopian Idealism in Security Studies

Emotion and Dystopian Idealism in Security Studies

While forms of power are important they do not necessarily shape collective emotions which can be situated in a much more dispersed sets of cultural practices.

Review – Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe

Review – Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe

Mary Manjikian’s book is an invaluable contribution, and will be a primary reference point for those exploring the regulation of squatting across Europe and elsewhere in the world.

Security, Society and the Games

Security, Society and the Games

To file the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics away as a success would ignore the ways in which they have revealed evolutions in the practices of security and its impact on contemporary society and politics.

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