Security in Translation

Securitization Theory and the Localization of Threat

  • Holger Stritzel

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Holger Stritzel
      Pages 1-7
  3. Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Holger Stritzel
      Pages 52-64
  4. Case Studies

  5. Implication

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Holger Stritzel
      Pages 175-181
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 182-223

About this book


Security in Translation proposes an innovative way to capture the evolution, spread and local transformation of threat images in world affairs. Reworking traditional securitization theory, this book develops a coherent new framework for analysis that makes securitization theory applicable to empirical studies.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Holger Stritzel
    • 1
  1. 1.School of International RelationsUniversity of St AndrewsUK

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