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Defining social constructivism in security studies: the normative dilemma of writing security

Huysmans, Jef (2002). Defining social constructivism in security studies: the normative dilemma of writing security. Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, 27(1 (suppl)) pp. 41–62.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/03043754020270S104
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Abstract

Explains security formation as it relates to social interpretations from a social constructivist perspective. Consequences of approaching identity questions from a security perspective; Interpretation of security problems in the societal area without the risk of repeating the securitization of the area; Sociological understanding of the governing work of the security information; Mobilization of security formation from a sociological angle.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2002, SAGE Publications
ISSN: 2163-3150
Keywords: constructivism (philosophy); national security
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 4237
Depositing User: Users 6043 not found.
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 16:06
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4237
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