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.

Securitization of Refugees in Europe

Securitization of Refugees in Europe

Securitization of refugees to Europe varies when measured in terms of intensity and effectiveness. Yet, political discourse has been shaped by securitization attempts.

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.

What do International Relations Academics think about Security Threats?

What do International Relations Academics think about Security Threats?

The survey confirmed that experts continue to have an eye firmly on the bigger picture of global politics, despite alarmist rhetoric and limited popular debate.

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

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.

Norms and the Securitisation of Infectious Diseases

Norms and the Securitisation of Infectious Diseases

The emergence and socialisation of the norm of responding to health threats as security threats has reshaped and expanded the global security agenda.

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.

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