Conceptual Foundation: Security Privatization

  • Gloria Westermeyer
Part of the Globale Gesellschaft und internationale Beziehungen book series (GGIB)


Naturally, if we want to examine changes in the governance of security through the advent of private actors, we first need to comprehend the phenomenon of security privatization and define how we understand it in this paper. This chapter has hence the task to give a detailed account of security privatization and discuss it in the framework of governance theory.


Private Actor Conceptual Foundation Security Privatization Political Control Privatization Process 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UnterschleißheimDeutschland

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