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Description - Theory of World Security by Ken Booth

What is real? What can we know? How might we act? This book sets out to answer these fundamental philosophical questions in a radical and original theory of security for our times. Arguing that the concept of security in world politics has long been imprisoned by conservative thinking, Ken Booth explores security as a precious instrumental value which gives individuals and groups the opportunity to pursue the invention of humanity rather than live determined and diminished lives. Booth suggests that human society globally is facing a set of converging historical crises. He looks to critical social theory and radical international theory to develop a comprehensive framework for understanding the historical challenges facing global business-as-usual and for planning to reconstruct a more cosmopolitan future. Theory of World Security is a challenge both to well-established ways of thinking about security and alternative approaches within critical security studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521543170
ISBN-10: 0521543177
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 31mm)
Pages: 516
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ken Booth

Ken Booth is E. H. Carr Professor in the Department of International Politics at the University of Wales Aberystwyth. He was the first president of the British International Studies Association and is the current editor of International Relations.

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