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Pragmatism and Effective Fragmented Governance: Comparing Trajectories in Small Arms and Military and Security Services

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol 3, Iss 4, Pp 741-765 (2013)

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Abstract: A hallmark of contemporary global governance is its complex nature. Understanding the implications of the array of “governors” and their efforts is paramount for scholars of global law and global politics. Most analyses have treated fragmented governan...

America's Pragmatic Role?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Studies Review. Sep2021, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p1126-1143. 18p.

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Abstract: What has made the United States a global leader? Though analysts often attribute American success to a combination of resources and ideas, a subtle undercurrent in these arguments points to pragmatism and the creativity it often generates as an importa...

The Private Security Events Database.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Conflict Resolution. Sep2019, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p1986-2006. 21p.

Abstract: Since the 1990s, the private provision of military and security services has become a common feature of local, national, and transnational politics. The prevalence of private security has generated important questions about its consequences, but data t...

Pragmatic Networks and Transnational Governance of Private Military and Security Services.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Studies Quarterly. Jun2016, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p330-342. 13p. 1 Chart, 2 Graphs.

Abstract: In 2004 private military and security companies lacked effective transnational governance. Ten years later, however, an agreed-upon framework drew these services within established international law. It inspired various complementary nonbinding instrum...

Private security companies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): New Political Economy. Mar2005, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p121-131. 11p.

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Abstract: Explains that private security companies (PSCs) provide military and security services to states, international organizations, global corporations, and wealthy individuals. Privatization of security has created a global market for force that is shiftin...

The Privatization of Security and Change in the Control of Force.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Studies Perspectives. May2004, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p153-157. 5p.

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Abstract: Discusses the privatization of security and the implementation of the control of force. Details on the private security market; Effect of privatization on state control of force; Concerns on privatization and political change.

The institutional sources of military doctrine: Hegemons in peripheral wars.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Studies Quarterly. Dec93, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p409. 22p.

Abstract: Examines the formation of military doctrine by the United States during Vietnam and by Britain during the Boer War to test the prevailing literature on military doctrine. Institutional model of the forces shaping military doctrine; Logic of delegated ...

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NGOs, Corporations and Security Transformation in Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Relations; Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p143-161, 19p

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Conserving nature in the state of nature: the politics of INGO policy implementation.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Studies; Jul2004, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p361-382, 22p

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Abstract: Copyright of Review of International Studies is the property of Cambridge University Press and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users ...

Pragmatism in IR: The Prospects for Substantive Theorizing.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Studies Review; Dec2021, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p1933-1958, 26p

Abstract: Copyright of International Studies Review is the property of Oxford University Press / USA and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users ...

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