States, citizens and the privatization of security
By: Krahmann, Elke.Material type: BookPublisher: New York Cambridge University Press 2010Description: xi,305p. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780521125192.Other title: States, citizens, and the privatization of security.Subject(s): National security -- Case studies | Security, International -- Case studies | Contracting out -- Case studies | Private military companies -- Case studies | State, The -- Case studies | Civil-military relations -- Case studies | Democracy -- Case studies | Great Britain -- Military policy | United States -- Military policy | Germany -- Military policyDDC classification: 355.354
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 286-301) and index.
State monopoly on violence and the democratic control over military force -- The transformation of the state and the soldier -- United Kingdom: private financing and the management of security -- United States: shrinking the state, outsourcing the soldier -- Germany: between public-private partnerships and conscription -- Iraq and beyond: contractors in deployed operations -- The future of democratic security: contractorization or cosmopolitanism?