Monthly Archives: December 2013

Handbook for Armed Private Security Contractors in Contingency Operations

[Translate] Handbook for Armed Private Security Contractors in Contingency Operations Joint Forces Command, 23 February 2010

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Contested stories of commercial security: self- and media narratives of private military and security companies

[Translate] Critical Studies on Security Volume 1, Issue 3, 2013 Contested stories of commercial security: self- and media narratives of private military and security companies DOI: 10.1080/21624887.2013.857467 Andreas Krucka* & Alexander Spencera pages 326-346 Abstract The article illustrates the potential … Continue reading

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Gender and the privatization of security: neoliberal transformation of the militarized gender order

[Translate] Gender and the privatization of security: neoliberal transformation of the militarized gender order DOI: 10.1080/21624887.2013.848107 Maya Eichlera* pages 311-325 Abstract The increasing reliance on private military and security companies (PMSCs) in contemporary military conflict marks a historic shift in … Continue reading

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Should Private Security Companies be Employed for Counterinsurgency Operations?

[Translate] Journal of Military Ethics Volume 12, Issue 3, 2013 Should Private Security Companies be Employed for Counterinsurgency Operations? DOI: 10.1080/15027570.2013.847535 David M. Barnesa* pages 201-224 Abstract Many of the reasons offered for outsourcing security involve costs and benefits – … Continue reading

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The Silenced and Indispensible GURKHAS IN PRIVATE MILITARY SECURITY COMPANIES

[Translate] The Silenced and Indispensible   GURKHAS IN PRIVATE MILITARY SECURITY COMPANIES International Feminist Journal of Politics       The Silenced and Indispensible GURKHAS IN PRIVATE MILITARY SECURITY COMPANIES DOI: 10.1080/14616742.2013.781441   Amanda Chisholma Publishing models and article dates explained … Continue reading

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The reorganization of legitimate violence: The contested terrain of the private military and security industry during the post-cold war era

[Translate] Research in Organizational Behavior Volume 33, 2013, Pages 3–37 The reorganization of legitimate violence: The contested terrain of the private military and security industry during the post-cold war era ☆ Joel A.C. Baum, , Anita M. McGahan Rotman School … Continue reading

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The Private Security Industry Act 2001 and the security management gap in the United Kingdom

[Translate] The Private Security Industry Act 2001 and the security management gap in the United Kingdom Button, Mark Security Journal24.2 (Apr 2011): 118-132. Abstract (summary) The passing of the Private Security Industry Act 2001 introduced regulation to much of the private … Continue reading

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OUTSOURCING – A POSSIBLE SOLUTION FOR IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE LOGISTICS SYSTEMS IN THE ORGANIZATIONS

[Translate] OUTSOURCING – A POSSIBLE SOLUTION FOR IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE LOGISTICS SYSTEMS IN THE ORGANIZATIONS Badea, Dorel; Petrisor, Silviu-Mihai . Scientific Bulletin – Nicolae Balcescu Land Forces Academy15.2 (2010): 121-128. Abstract (summary) Outsourcing is the process by which organizations, … Continue reading

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Five Down, No Glory: Frank G. Tinker, Mercenary Ace in the Spanish Civil War

[Translate] Five Down, No Glory: Frank G. Tinker, Mercenary Ace in the Spanish Civil War Ellis, Steve, USAFR. Air Power History59.3 (Fall 2012): 59-60. Abstract (summary) In 1938, Tinker published his account of fighting for the Republican forces and also wrote … Continue reading

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New Actors and the State: Addressing Maritime Security Threats in Southeast Asia

[Translate] New Actors and the State: Addressing Maritime Security Threats in Southeast Asia Liss, Carolin Contemporary Southeast Asia35.2 (2013): 141-162. Abstract (summary) Contemporary maritime security threats such as piracy, smuggling and illegal fishing are major concerns in Southeast Asia. Responding … Continue reading

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