European Civil Security Governance

Diversity and Cooperation in Crisis and Disaster Management

  • Raphael Bossong
  • Hendrik Hegemann

Part of the New Security Challenges Series book series (NSECH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction: European Civil Security Governance — Towards a New Comprehensive Policy Space?

  3. The Challenge of Diversity

  4. The Challenge of Transformation

  5. The Challenge of Cooperation and the Role of the EU

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 292-300

About this book


European states and international organizations have established multiple policies and mechanisms to deal with various risks, crises and disasters. This edited volume examines the emerging multi-level policy space of European civil security governance, identifying patterns and reviewing the opportunities and obstacles for cooperation.


European Union security civil protection disaster management crisis management transnational risks security governance defence policy Europe European Union (EU) Governance Institution international organizations Policy transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Raphael Bossong
    • 1
  • Hendrik Hegemann
    • 2
  1. 1.Europa Universität ViadrinaGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Peace Research and Security PolicyUniversity of HamburgGermany

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