Would critical approaches help thinking security? This is the bias of this book that highlights and discusses the contributions of critical approaches to our understanding of security. Read More
Examining critical theory, constructivism, post-structuralism and feminism, the book shows, behind the theoretical postulates, the normative and political project that serves and carries each approach.
Security theories provides a systematic and comprehensive presentation of critical approaches to security; a crossover study of different analysis models relating to critical theories; and finally a review of numerous empirical cases to better assess the relevance of each theory.
Thierry Balzacq is University Professor and Tocqueville Chair in International Relations at the University of Namur in Belgium.