The postcolonial moment in security studies

@article{Barkawi2006ThePM,
  title={The postcolonial moment in security studies},
  author={Tarak Barkawi and Mark Laffey},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={329 - 352}
}
In this article, we critique the Eurocentric character of security studies as it has developed since World War II. The taken-for-granted historical geographies that underpin security studies systematically misrepresent the role of the global South in security relations and lead to a distorted view of Europe and the West in world politics. Understanding security relations, past and present, requires acknowledging the mutual constitution of European and non-European worlds and their joint role in… 
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