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Securitization, Accountability and Risk Management: Transforming the Public Security Domain
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
2012 (English)Collection (editor) (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Since the inception of the ‘Financial Action Taskforce’ (FATF) in 1989, AML has been viewed as a global problem. This text argues that the securitization of the financial sector as a result of AML has entailed the emergence of a new public security domain, which transcends the classic public-private divide.

The analysis in the volume is multidisciplinary and combines concepts and theories from the literature on securitization, the public-private divide, and business/management. The authors argue that the state is under transformation and that the developments in the security field are part of an ongoing renegotiation of the relationship between the state and the business sector. Securitization, Accountability and Risk Management therefore contributes to a deeper understanding of how the power relationships have changed between the public and the private sectors after 9/11.

This interdisciplinary book will be of much interest to students of critical security, risk management, business studies, critical legal studies and IR in general.

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Routledge, 2012. , 168 p.
PRIO New Security Studies
National Category
Political Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-136450ISBN: 978-0-415-68014-1OAI: diva2:1052856
Available from: 2016-12-07 Created: 2016-12-07 Last updated: 2016-12-09Bibliographically approved

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