Critical Security Studies: Concepts and Cases (Borderlines) by Keith Krause, Michael C. Williams

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Carol Cohn, "Sex and Death in the Rational World of Defense Intellectuals," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 12. (1987), 687-718. 20. J. Ann Tickner, Gender and International Relations: Feminist Perspectives on Achieving Global Security (New York: Columbia University Press, 1992). CONTESTING AN ESSENTIAL CONCEPT 27 21. Fiona Mackenzie, "Exploring the Connections: Structural Adjustment, Gender and the Environment," Geoforutn 14 (1993), 71-87. 22. Vandana Shiva, Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development (London: Zed, 1988).

Giordano, "Why the Third World Matters, Why Europe Probably Won't: The Geoeconomics of Circumscribed Engagement," Journal of Strategic Studies 14:3 (1991), 255-98. For a critical review of this theme in the Cold War literature, see Ronnie D. : Ballinger, 1989). 46. Waltraud Queiser Morales, "The War on Drugs: A New US National Security Doctrine," Third World Quarterly 11:3 (1989), 147-69. 47. William O. " International Journal 49:1 (1993-94), 37-65. 48. R. Elias, "Drug Wars as Victimisation and Social Control," New Political Science 20 (1991), 41-61.

Indeed, given the CONTESTING AN ESSENTIAL CONCEPT 9 military's roles as a polluter and user of petroleum fuels, in most cases they are seriously aggravated by conventional security practices. All of these questions raised by feminist writers, but until recently absent in academic discussions of international security, force attention on the politics of security provision and, crucially, on the social arrangements that are being secured. 23 This analysis challenges the ontotheological status of the taken-forgranted formulations of anarchy that inform so much of security thinking.

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