Global Security Governance: Competing Perceptions of Security in the 21st Century

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Februar 2007



Demarcates the barriers and pathways to power security cooperation and provides an empirical analysis of threat perception among the world's major powers. Divided into three parts, this work uses a common analytical framework for the changing security agenda in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Russian Federation, US, UK, and the EU.


Introduction 1 Regional and Global Security: Changing Threats and Institutional Responses, "Emil J. Kirchner "Part 1: Europe 2 France: Between Exceptionalism and Orthodoxy, "Thierry Tardy "3 Germany: From a Reluctant Power to a Constructive Power?, "Alexander Siedschlag "4 Italy: New Ambitions and Old Deficiencies," Paolo Foradori and Paolo Rosa "5 United Kingdom: Punching above its Weight, "Elke Krahmann "6 European Union: The European Security Strategy versus National Preferences, "Emil J. Kirchner "Part 2: North America 7 Canada: Taking Security Seriously after 11 September?, "Osvaldo Croci and Amy Verdun "8 United States: The Unrelenting Search for an Existential Threat in the Twenty-first Century, "James Sperling "Part 3: Eurasia 9. China: Security Cooperation with Reservations, "Liselotte Odgaard "10 Japan: Recasting the Post-war Security Consensus, "Haruhiro Fukui "11 Russia: Struggling for Dignity, "Katja Mirwaldt with Vladimir I. Ivanov "Conclusion 12 Regional or global security cooperation? The vertices of conflict and interstices of cooperation, "James Sperling"


University of Essex, UK University of Akron, USA


'Global Security Governance is a distinct contribution to our understanding of international security cooperation in the contemporary world. Using a common framework, 12 excellent surveys examine national perceptions of security threats, institutional and instrumental preferences over policy, and the allocation of security resources. Integrating these essays, the editors insightfully probe the potentials and pitfalls for global and regional security governance. This thoughtful volume will be of interest to scholars of international relations and policy makers alike.' - David A. Lake, University of California, USA'Global Security Governance makes an important and timely contribution to the ongoing debate about the nature and scope of security in the 21st century. The individual country-study chapters, disciplined by a common grid, represent an exemplary example of comparative foreign policy analysis. This empirically grounded and theoretically informed collection deserves a wide r
EAN: 9780415391627
ISBN: 0415391628
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2007
Seitenanzahl: 290 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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