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Title Insecurity Communities: Technologies of Insecurity Governance Under the European Neighbourhood Policy
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University/Publisher University of Ottawa
Abstract This dissertation explores the European Union’s (EU) European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) as a technology of insecurity governance in order to better understand insecurity management practices of the EU bureaucracies and policy elites. The central argument of the project is that security communities are insecurity communities. Rather than trying to maintain a state of non-war, insecurity communities establish and further develop a constant productive field of insecurity management that aims to identify and govern threats and unease. The projects core contributions rest with the security community theory and the literature on the EU’s external governance literatures. Empirically, the dissertation focuses on the human mobility and transportation insecurity management practices of the EU in relation to the uses of e-Passports and intermodal containers.
Subjects/Keywords Security; European Union; International Relations; Technology; Passports; Containers
Language en
Country of Publication ca
Record ID handle:10393/24334
Repository ottawa
Date Indexed 2018-01-03
Issued Date 2013-01-01 00:00:00

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