Securitization: Understanding its Process in the Field of International Relations

14 Pages Posted: 16 Oct 2010 Last revised: 2 Oct 2011

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Nassef Manabilang Adiong

Co-IRIS (International Relations and Islamic Studies Research Cohort)

Date Written: March 25, 2009

Abstract

In its broadest and academic term, “security” has been defined contemporarily by Buzan and Wæver (1998) as being that special type of politics in which specified developments are socially constructed threats, having an existential quality to cover values and/or assets of human collectivities, and leading to a call for emergency measures.

Keywords: international security, Buzan, Waever, Copenhagen securitization, Singaporean securitization

JEL Classification: A00

Suggested Citation

Adiong, Nassef Manabilang, Securitization: Understanding its Process in the Field of International Relations (March 25, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1693208 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1693208

Nassef Manabilang Adiong (Contact Author)

Co-IRIS (International Relations and Islamic Studies Research Cohort) ( email )

Turkey

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