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From State to Non-State Actors: The Emergence of Security Governance

  • Elke Krahmann

Abstract

Non-state threats and actors have become key factors in contemporary security. However, little research has been conducted on the relationship between the two. The aim of this book is to address this gap by examining the growing role of non-state actors—both as the cause of new security threats, such as civil war, transnational crime, terrorism, infectious diseases, and the proliferation of small arms, and as security providers, including nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), private security companies, and international regimes.

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Security Threat Global Governance International Security North Atlantic Treaty Organization Civil Conflict 
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