Commercial Security Practices

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dc.contributor.author Leander, Anna
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-03
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-03T14:16:42Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-03T14:16:42Z
dc.date.issued 2009-12-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/7963
dc.description.abstract This entry gives an overview of the debate about private security. It can not pretend to cover everything in equal detail. It is geared to highlight the parts of the discussion about commercial security practices that are of most immediate interest to New Security Studies. Very succinctly put, the entry shows the pertinence of the emerging research agenda where commercial security practices are part of a broader analysis of evolving insecurities, of (in)security spaces and of everyday practices, insisting on the scope for further developments with regard to these issues (section 2). The entry also suggests that the although the more conventional literature on the subject—mostly framed in terms of privatization—has made valuable contributions to the debates about commercial security, it has limited analytical clout for analyzing the politics of commercial security. Worse it sometimes obscures it (section 1). It is therefore not surprising that commercialization is currently tending to replace privatization as the vantage point from which analysis is taking place. en_US
dc.format.extent 14 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.publisher Department of Intercultural Communication and Management en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working Paper;2009, nr. 5
dc.title Commercial Security Practices en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt09dec03 en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Interkulturel Kommunikation og Ledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort IKL en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Intercultural Communication and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort IKL en_US
dc.idnumber x656599919 en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2009 en_US


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