Imagining Security by Jennifer Wood,Clifford Shearing

By Jennifer Wood,Clifford Shearing

This e-book is anxious with the ways that the matter of protection is believed approximately and promoted by means of quite a number actors and organisations within the public, deepest and nongovernmental sectors.

The authors are involved now not easily with the effect of risk-based pondering within the sector of defense, yet search really to map the mentalities and practices of safety present in quite a few sectors, and to appreciate the ways that pondering from those sectors effect each other. Their specific quandary is to appreciate the drivers of innovation within the governance of safety, the stipulations that make innovation attainable and the ways that innovation is imagined and realised by way of actors from a variety of sectors.

The ebook has key issues: first, governance is now now not easily formed via considering in the country sphere, for pondering originating in the enterprise and neighborhood spheres now additionally shapes governance, and impact each other. Secondly, those advancements have implications for the way forward for democratic values as assumptions in regards to the conventional function of presidency are more and more challenged.

The first 5 chapters of the e-book discover what has occurred to the governance of defense, via an research of the drivers, stipulations and strategies of innovation within the context of specific empirical advancements. specific reference is made right here to 'waves of switch' in protection in the Ontario Provincial Police in Canada. within the ultimate bankruptcy the authors study the results of 'nodal governance' for democratic values, after which recommend normative instructions for deepening democracy in those new situations.

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