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Ethics and Security

Andreas Papamichail and Anthony F. Lang.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Philosophy; Security Studies. 16160 words.

The concept of security is central to the study of international relations (IR), yet it remains heavily contested, both in theory and in practice. In part, this is because the concept...

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Private Military and Security Companies

Berenike Prem and Elke Krahmann.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; Political Philosophy; Foreign Policy; Security Studies. 11088 words.

While early private military and security companies (PMSCs) were likened to mercenaries, today most scholars agree that PMSCs constitute a new phenomenon. They are organized as legitimate...

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