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Theorising the use of private military and security companies: a synthetic perspective

Journal of International Relations and Development (2014) 17, 112–141. published online 1 March 2013 Theorising the use of private military and security companies: a synthetic perspective Andreas Krucka Geschwister Scholl Institute for Political Science, University of Munich (LMU), Oettingenstr. 67, 80538 … Continue reading

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Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice

Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice Author: Baggiarini, Bianca Source: St Antony’s International Review, Volume 9, Number 2, February 2014 , pp. 9-23(15) Abstract: This paper questions how military privatization has the potential to signal the end of … Continue reading

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Beyond the Trinitarian Institutionalization of the Warrior Ethos – A Normative Conceptualization of Soldier and Contractor Commitment in Post-Modern Conflict

Defence Studies Volume 14, Issue 1, 2014 Beyond the Trinitarian Institutionalization of the Warrior Ethos – A Normative Conceptualization of Soldier and Contractor Commitment in Post-Modern Conflict PreviewView full textDownload full text Access options   Andreas Krieg* pages 56-75 Published … Continue reading

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REGULATING THE PRIVATIZED SECURITY INDUSTRY: THE PROMISE OF PUBLIC/PRIVATE GOVERNANCE

1/31/2014   REGULATING THE PRIVATIZED SECURITY INDUSTRY: THE PROMISE OF PUBLIC/PRIVATE GOVERNANCE   Laura A. Dickinson As governments around the world increasingly turn to contractors to provide government services in the sphere of  military and foreign affairs, significant problems of … Continue reading

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Surrendering Sovereignty: The Private Military Industry, the State, and the Ideology of Outsourcing

Surrendering Sovereignty: The Private Military Industry, the State, and the Ideology of Outsourcing John Boyce Lokaverkefni til MA-gráðu í stjórnmálafræði Félagsvísindasvið June 2013 Abstract In the globalized world of the twenty first century, the modern nation state has been revolutionized, … Continue reading

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Privatization of peacekeeping: UN’s institutional capacity to control Private Military and Security Companies

Privatization of peacekeeping: UN’s institutional capacity to control Private Military and Security Companies Yigit, Huseyin URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10945/37747 Date: 2013-09 Abstract: Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) are perceived as a cost-effective alternative to the national troops contributed by member states … Continue reading

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PRIVATE SOLDIERS IN AFRICA: A LOOK AT THE EFFECTS OF PRIVATE MILITARY CONTRACTORS AND MERCENARIES ON THE DURATION OF CIVIL WARS IN AFRICA FROM 1960 TO 2003

PRIVATE SOLDIERS IN AFRICA: A LOOK AT THE EFFECTS OF PRIVATE MILITARY CONTRACTORS AND MERCENARIES ON THE DURATION OF CIVIL WARS IN AFRICA FROM 1960 TO 2003. By Seth H. Loven

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The Privatization of War and the Problem for Distinction

Carleton Review of International Affairs, vol. 2 (Fall, 2013) The Privatization of War and the Problem for Distinction by Avista Homayun Abstract: This paper contends that the uncertain status of employees of private military security companies(PMSCs) in international humanitarian law … Continue reading

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Private War, Private Suffering, and the Normalizing Power of Law

Private War, Private Suffering, and the Normalizing Power of Law ________________________________________ Document Information: Title: Private War, Private Suffering, and the Normalizing Power of Law Author(s): Bianca Baggiarini Volume: 18 Editor(s): Marcia Texler Segal, Vasilikie Demos ISBN: 978-1-78350-110-6 eISBN: 978-1-78350-111-3 Citation: … Continue reading

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RUNNING BEFORE WALKING: THE UNDERLYING COSTS OF PRIVATIZED VIOLENCE & THE FUTURE OF THE PRIVATIZED INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

COMMENT: RUNNING BEFORE WALKING: THE UNDERLYING COSTS OF PRIVATIZED VIOLENCE & THE FUTURE OF THE PRIVATIZED INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX Fall, 2013 Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law 15 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L. 63 By Brian G. LeBon, Jr. Excerpt I. … Continue reading

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