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Author Zedner, Lucia.

Title Security / Lucia Zedner
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 206 pages)
Series Key ideas in criminology
Key ideas in criminology.
Contents The semantics of security -- A brief history of security -- New distributions of security -- Security, crime, and criminal justice -- Security as industry -- Security and counter-terrorism -- Governing security
Summary Today security is a central theme in criminology; as security governs our lives, governing security becomes a priority. This important text provides an authoritative introduction to security, serving simultaneously as an introduction and as a timely reflection upon the significance, implications, and dangers of 'security'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-199) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject National security.
Security systems industry.
Security systems.
Security, International.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203871138 (electronic bk.)
9780203871133 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)