• Eamonn McConnon
Part of the Rethinking International Development series book series (RID)


This chapter argues the case for understanding the merging of security and development as a form of security risk management. It highlights the relevance of this original contribution to an issue at the cutting edge of both development and security policy. At a time when the fallout of conflict and development problems is impacting directly on Western states through political violence and large-scale migration, there is a heightened debate over the role of development aid in addressing these issues. The original theoretical and empirical contribution of this book provides understanding of a key context in these relationships. It also outlines the relevance of this book to the broader fields of development, security, peace and conflict.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eamonn McConnon
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  1. 1.The School of Law and GovernmentDublin City UniversityDublinIreland

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