The private military industry and neoliberal imperialism: Mapping the terrain

  title={The private military industry and neoliberal imperialism: Mapping the terrain},
  author={R. Godfrey and J. Brewis and J. Grady and Chris Grocott},
  pages={106 - 125}
  • R. Godfrey, J. Brewis, +1 author Chris Grocott
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • Organization
  • Despite the international reach, and increasing global importance, of the free market provision of military and security services—which we label the Private Security Industry (PSI)—management and organization studies has yet to pay significant attention to this industry. Taking up Grey’s (2009) call for scholarship at the boundaries between security studies and organization studies and building on Banerjee’s (2008) treatment of the PSI as a key element in necrocapitalism, in this article we aim… CONTINUE READING
    24 Citations
    Organising destruction: A derivative logic?
    • 2
    • PDF
    Thinking with the Intimacy Contract: Social Contract Critique and the Privatization of US Empire


    Empires of Profit: Commerce, Conquest and Corporate Responsibility
    • 65
    The Power to Construct International Security: On the Significance of Private Military Companies
    • 151
    The Privatization of Security and Change in the Control of Force
    • 73
    • PDF
    The New Condottieri and US Policy: The Privatization of Conflict and Its Implications
    • 41
    • PDF
    The New Imperialism
    • 2,628
    • PDF
    Private military force and challenges for the future
    • 22
    Beyond Civil—Military Relations: Reflections on Civilian Control of a Private, Multinational Workforce
    • 28
    Corporate Soldiers and International Security: The Rise of Private Military Companies
    • 143
    • Highly Influential