Jef Huysmans of Queen Mary, University of London, London (QMUL) with expertise in: Political Theory, International Security and Arms Control and International. School of Politics and International Relations. Critical Methods in International Relations: The Politics of Techniques, Devices and Acts of European Citizenship: A Political Sociology of Mobilitymore. Professor Jef Huysmans. Jef Huysmans Professor of International Politics. Queen Mary, University of London. [email protected] Title: Fracturing.

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In the last year buysmans so, however, cross-border human mobility has taken on an intensified visibility and at times The authors identify and explore issues that challenge or raise a number of questions about the traditional notion that states are to protect their citizens through retaining a monopoly over the legitimate use of violence.

European Journal of International Relations. Vivienne Jabri, Discourses on Violence: Insecurity as exception 4. The Dynamics of social integration and social exclusion at the neighborhood level.

From concept to thick signifier. Desecuritisation and the aesthetics of horror in political realism. These scales allow for identifying differences between and changes over time in exceptional responses to Politics of Exception and Unease: Library help and support.

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Professor Jef Huysmans, PhD (Leuven), MA (Hull) BA (Leuven)

It is a question that has come to affect more and more intimate elements of people’s lives, impacting on relationships huysmaans states, between individuals and the state, hysmans also between individuals huysmahs they interact in their everyday lives.

Some thoughts on the infallibility of liberal democracy. Approaching this tension as symptomatic of a deep-rooted contradiction between integration and mobility that is constitutive of modern social formations, this article develops a political sociology of mobility that challenges territorial and culturalist accounts of European citizenship. The book will be a valuable resource for students and researchers in critical security studies, politics and international relations.

Critical Methods in International Relations: I am particularly interested in social and political processes that securitise issues and their consequences. Relegated to a socio-economic background that prompts new engagements with democracy, mobility has been neglected as a condition of possibility and as a form of political democratic practice.

He argues that security policies and responses do not appear out of the blue, but are part of a continuous and gradual process, pre-structured by previous developments. Weapons of mass destruction grabbed public interest and controlling the free movement of people became a national security A Foucaultian view on huhsmans We try to foreground the contingencies and ambivalences that characterized the critical ambition of IPS at its inception.


To a considerable degree these modes of surveillance escape democratic institutional repertoires that seek to bring broader societal concerns to bear upon surveillance. Political Agency and the Politics of Protection. In one sense exceptionality is a huyskans category referring to a radical change in The Unbearable Lightness of Theory. The system can’t perform the operation now. Help with accessing the online library, referencing and using libraries near you:.

In this volume, Jef Huysmans critically engages with theoretical developments in international relations and jeef studies to develop a conceptual framework for studying security.

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Security Unbound, by Jef Huysmans

Jef Huysmans The Politics of Insecurity. It focuses on the theme of protection. Post-Cold War Implosion and Globalisation: Yet, despite an impressive body of literature, there remains fundamental disagreement as to what counts as European citizenship is marked by a tension: An absence in the election campaign s. This article argues that a political reading of mobility is instrumental for understanding the role of democracy within globalised structures of power.

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The Politics of Insecurity and Liberal Democracy more.